Kwong Family History

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Kwong Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Kuang 1. Chinese : variant of Kuang 2.

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

Similar surnames: Kwon, Kong, Wong, Kung, Tong, Kwan, Kuang, Pong, Hong, Kwok

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Kwong Family Origin

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Kwong Family Occupations

What did your Kwong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Author, Board & Wash and Cook In Hotel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kwong. A less common occupation for the Kwong family was Fruit Pedlar. The most common Kwong occupation in the USA was Author. 8% of Kwong's were Authors.

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  • Author

  • Board & Wash

  • Cook In Hotel

  • Fruit Pedlar


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

Kwong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kwong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kwong 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Kwong. 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 329 military records available for the last name Kwong. For the veterans among your Kwong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kwong Life Expectancy

What is the average Kwong lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kwong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kwong in 1955 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kwong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kwong 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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