Ong Name Meaning

English (mostly East Anglia): unexplained. Vietnamese (Ông): unexplained. Chinese : variant of Wang 1. Indonesian: unexplained. Filipino: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Cong, On, Long, Ang, Ung, Tong, Ing, Bong, Eng, Vong

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Ong Family Origin

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Ong Family Occupations

What did your Ong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ong family was Laborer. The most common Ong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Ong's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ong.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Ong Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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

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Ong Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ong in 1942 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

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