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Bong Name Meaning

Swedish: originally a soldier’s name, from bång ‘noise’. Belgian: unexplained. Malaysian or Indonesian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Ong, Mong, Vong, Bond, Long, Cong, Bang, Kong, Bone, Bing

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Bong Family Origin

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Bong Family Occupations

What did your Bong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bong family was Hattor. The most common Bong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Bong's were Farmers. Farmer, Miner and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bong.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Miner

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Hattor

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bong ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bong 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bong. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bong. For the veterans among your Bong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bong Life Expectancy

What is the average Bong lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bong in 1944 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bong 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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