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Dang Family History

Dang Name Meaning
Vietnamese ({D-}{aud}ng): unexplained.Chinese : The surname Dang comes from a branch of the ruling family of the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc) that spread to the state of Jin and the state of Lu. The character now also means ‘political party’.German: from an old personal name Tanco, a cognate of modern German denken ‘to think’, Gedanke ‘thoughts’.

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

28,016 Historical Documents with Dang on Ancestry.com
18,266 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
374 Military Records
5,350 Immigration Records
3,102 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Dang Families

  • Number of Dang families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dang families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dang last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dang Family Origin

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Dang Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Dang

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Dang Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dang census records

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Dang Civil War Service Records

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