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Delong Family History

Delong Name Meaning

French: habitational name with fused preposition de ‘from’ denoting someone from a place called Long of which there are examples in Cher Dordogne and Somme. Americanized form of Dutch and Flemish De Lange 1 and of its Flemish cognate De Langhe which is also found in France (Nord and Pas-de-Calais).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Deloy, Long, Delos, Delano, Dedon, Delo, Celona, Delane, Delling

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Where is the Delong family from?

You can see how Delong families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delong family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Delong families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 174 Delong families living in New Brunswick. This was about 38% of all the recorded Delong's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Delong families in 1911.
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What did your Delong ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Delong. 54% of Delong men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Delong women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delong were Farmers Son and Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Delong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delong census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Delong. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Delong. For the veterans among your Delong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delong lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Delong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Delong in 1942 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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