Tonge Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Tong, also established in Ireland since the 17th century. German: from a reduced short form of the personal name Anton (see Anthony).

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


Similar surnames: Tong, Tagge, Tongue, Monge, Tingen, Toye, Yonge, Tone, Inge, Long

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Tonge Family Origin

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Tonge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Machinist

    18%
  • Clerk In Oil Factory

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Machinist and Clerk In Oil Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tonge. The most common Tonge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Tonge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tonge family was Keeping House.

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Tonge Historical Records

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Tonge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Tonge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tonge in 1952 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tonge

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