Congo Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. It occurs in Dutch records of New Netherland as a name of African slaves: Simon and Manuel Congo.

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

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Congo Family Origin

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Congo Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    28%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Congo. A less common occupation for the Congo family was Carpenter. The most common Congo occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Congo's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Congo | Data not to scale

Congo Historical Records

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Congo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Congo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Congo in 1944 was 40, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Congo

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