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Strang Family History

Strang Name Meaning
Scottish: variant of Strong, or possibly, as Black suggests, of Strange.German: topographic name from Middle High German stranc ‘strip of land’, or a habitational name from any of the places so called.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a rope maker, from Middle High German stranc, German Strang ‘cord’, ‘rope’.

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

261,489 Historical Documents with Strang on Ancestry.com
51,850 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,856 Military Records
9,825 Immigration Records
52,819 Census and Voter Lists
141,139 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Strang Families

  • Number of Strang families
     85 - 167
     29 - 84
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Strang families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Strang families
     257 - 511
     86 - 256
     1 - 85
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Strang census records

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Strang Family Origin

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Strang Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Strang

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Strang Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Strang census records

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Strang Civil War Service Records

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