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Deng Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of a state that existed during the Xia (2205–1766 bc) and Shang (1766–1122 bc) dynasties. At a much later date, descendants of the state’s rulers took the state name Deng as their surname. This was the family name of Deng Xiaoping (1904–97), effectively ruler of China from 1977 to his death twenty years later.

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


Similar surnames: Meng, Feng, Teng, Weng, Geng, Zeng, Dang, Dong, Tong, Jing

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Deng Family Origin

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Deng Family Occupations

What did your Deng ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Deng occupation in the USA was Boot & Shoe Maker. 33% of Deng's were Boot & Shoe Makers. Boot & Shoe Maker and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Deng. A less common occupation for the Deng family was Stone Cutter.

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    33%
  • Cooper

    33%
  • Stone Cutter

    33%

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

Deng Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Deng. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deng census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Deng

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Deng. 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 Deng. For the veterans among your Deng ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deng Life Expectancy

What is the average Deng lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Deng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Deng in 1963 was 85, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deng

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deng 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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