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Strenge Surname Meaning

German:: nickname from Middle High German Middle Low German strenge ‘strong brave hardy’. from the Old Slavic root streg derived from strešti ‘to (keep) watch to be on guard’.

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


Similar surnames: Streng, Strenger, Sprengel, Strang, Strange, Strine, Stengel, Strebe

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Where is the Strenge family from?

You can see how Strenge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Strenge family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Strenge families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Strenge families living in Ontario. This was about 86% of all the recorded Strenge's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Strenge families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Strenge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Strenge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Strenge. 28% of Strenge men worked as a 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Truck Driver
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Strenge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strenge 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 467 immigration records available for the last name Strenge. 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 434 military records available for the last name Strenge. For the veterans among your Strenge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Strenge lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Strenge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Strenge in 1962 was 69, and 83 in 2004.

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