Strenger Family History

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Strenger Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German stranc ‘strip of land’, or habitational name from any of several places called Strang, named with this word. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a strict or severe person from an inflected form of German streng (see Streng).

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


Similar surnames: Streng, Springer, Sprenger, Strenge, Stenger, Stanger, Strecker

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Strenger Family Origin

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Strenger Family Occupations

What did your Strenger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Strenger family was Housekeeper. The most common Strenger occupation in the USA was Farming. 29% of Strenger's were Farmings. Farming, Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strenger.

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  • Farming

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Housekeeper

    14%

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

Strenger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Strenger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strenger 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 746 immigration records available for the last name Strenger. 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 281 military records available for the last name Strenger. For the veterans among your Strenger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strenger Life Expectancy

What is the average Strenger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Strenger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Strenger in 1962 was 65, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strenger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strenger 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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