Keng Family History

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Keng Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Geng 2. Korean: variant of Kang. Other Southeast Asian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Kang, Kong, Heng, Kung, Meng, Eng, Leng, Hong, Geng, King

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Keng Family Origin

Where is the Keng family from?

Keng Family Occupations

What did your Keng ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keng family was Shepherd. Dry Goods Clerk, Keeps House and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keng. The most common Keng occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Clerk. 25% of Keng's were Dry Goods Clerks.

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  • Dry Goods Clerk

  • Keeps House

  • Merchant

  • Shepherd


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

Keng Historical Records

What Keng family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Keng. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keng 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Keng. 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 872 military records available for the last name Keng. For the veterans among your Keng ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keng Life Expectancy

What is the average Keng lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Keng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Keng in 1960 was 44, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keng

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keng 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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