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Fong Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Fang 1. Chinese : variant of Feng 1. Chinese : variant of Fang 2.

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


Similar surnames: Fung, Hong, Kong, Pong, Tong, Fang, Wong, Feng, Long, Rong

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Fong Family Origin

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Fong Family Occupations

What did your Fong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fong occupation in the USA was Miner. 19% of Fong's were Miners. Miner, Cook and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fong. A less common occupation for the Fong family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Miner

    19%
  • Cook

    14%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Fong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fong 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fong. 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 Fong. For the veterans among your Fong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fong Life Expectancy

What is the average Fong lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Fong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Fong in 1941 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fong 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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