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

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Dang Family Origin

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Dang Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Saloon

    17%

In 1880, Carpenter, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dang. A less common occupation for the Dang family was Saloon. The most common Dang occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Dang's were Carpenters.

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Dang Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Dang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Dang in 1952 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dang

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