Leng Name Meaning

English: nickname for the taller of two men with the same name, from Old English leng(ra) ‘longer’, ‘taller’, comparative of lang (see Lang). German: variant of Lang. Chinese : from an ancient official title, Lingguan, denoting a court official in charge of music. The character for Ling is written similarly to that for Leng (), and the surname evolved to the latter form. Cambodian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Long, Ling, Lang, Lenz, Meng, Eng, Lung, Geng, Weng, Zeng

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Leng Family Origin

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Leng Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Works In Sawmill

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, the most common Leng occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Leng's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Works In Sawmill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leng. A less common occupation for the Leng family was Carpenter.

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Leng Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Leng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Leng in 1953 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leng

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