Wong Family History

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Wong Name Meaning

Chinese: variant of Wang. Chinese: variant of Huang.

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


Similar surnames: Wang, Hong, Pong, Kwong, Tong, Wing, Kong, Fong, Rong, Ong

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Wong Family Origin

Where is the Wong family from?

Wong Family Occupations

What did your Wong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wong occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Wong's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Wong family was Cook. Laborer, Farmer and Store Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wong.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Store Keeper

    5%
  • Cook

    4%

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

Wong Historical Records

What Wong family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wong 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wong. 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 Wong. For the veterans among your Wong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wong Life Expectancy

What is the average Wong lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Wong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wong in 1941 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wong 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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