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Stong Surname Meaning

Altered form of German Stang .

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

Similar surnames: Stang, Tong, Stine, Osting, Sang, Stoup, Storr, Stenz, Stohr, Storm

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Where is the Stong family from?

You can see how Stong families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stong family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stong families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 60 Stong families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Stong's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Stong families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stong surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stong ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Stong. 50% of Stong men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Stong women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Stong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stong 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stong. 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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Draft Cards

There are 877 military records available for the last name Stong. For the veterans among your Stong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stong lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Stong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Stong in 1962 was 77, and 76 in 2004.

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