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Cange Family History

Cange Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a moneychanger, from Old French cange ‘exchange’. This is recorded as a Huguenot name.

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

Similar surnames: Cane, Range, Gange, Cage, Bane, Monge, Ange, Mange, Lande, Large

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Where is the Cange family from?

You can see how Cange families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cange family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Cange families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Cange families living in Missouri. This was about 56% of all the recorded Cange's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Cange families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cange surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cange ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Cange. 34% of Cange 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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Mechanic
  • Truck Driver
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cange. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cange 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 205 immigration records available for the last name Cange. 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 Cards

There are 359 military records available for the last name Cange. For the veterans among your Cange ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cange lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cange life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Cange in 1962 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

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