Vang Family History

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Vang Name Meaning

Scandinavian (Swedish also Vång): habitational or ornamental name from any of numerous farmsteads and other places so named, from Old Norse vangr ‘field’, ‘meadow’, Swedish vång. See also Wang. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wang. Laotian: unexplained. Vietnamese: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Wang, Lang, Sang, Vong, Pang, Tang, Hang, Van, Yang, Bang

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Vang Family Origin

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Vang Family Occupations

What did your Vang ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Agent and Operatrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Vang. 10% of Vang men worked as an Agent and 34% of Vang women worked as an Operatrice. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vang were Chief Constable and Vendeure

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Agent
  • Cardeur
  • Carpenter
  • Chief Constable

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operatrice
  • Teacher
  • Vendeure

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

Vang Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Vang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vang census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Vang. 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 Card

There are 225 military records available for the last name Vang. For the veterans among your Vang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vang Life Expectancy

What is the average Vang lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Vang in 1963 was 79, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vang

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vang ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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