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Weng Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of a district called Weng that existed during the Zhou dynasty. A son of Zhao Wang, fourth king (1052–1002 bc) of the Zhou dynasty, was granted this district and his descendants adopted the place name as their surname. German: habitational name from any of several places so named in southern Germany and Austria. Danish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Wang, Teng, Meng, Feng, Wen, Geng, Zeng, Deng, Eng, Seng

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Weng Family Origin

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Weng Family Occupations

What did your Weng ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Basket Maker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weng. A less common occupation for the Weng family was Carpenter. The most common Weng occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Weng's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Basket Maker

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter


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Weng Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weng. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weng 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Weng. 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 763 military records available for the last name Weng. For the veterans among your Weng ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weng Life Expectancy

What is the average Weng lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Weng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Weng in 1947 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

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