Delong Family History

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Delong Name Meaning

habitational name, with the preposition de, denoting someone from a place named Long, of which there are examples in Cher, Dordogne, and Somme. possibly a variant of Lelong, a nickname from long ‘tall’, ‘long’.

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

Similar surnames: Deloy, Long, Delos, Delano, Dedon, Delo, Celona, Delane, Delling

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Delong Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Delong name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Delong. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Delong Family Origin

Where is the Delong family from?

Delong Family Occupations

What did your Delong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delong. A less common occupation for the Delong family was Farm Laborer. The most common Delong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Delong's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Delong Historical Records

What Delong family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Delong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delong 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Delong. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Delong. For the veterans among your Delong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Delong Life Expectancy

What is the average Delong lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Delong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Delong in 1942 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delong 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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