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Among Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Amon, Mong, Amond, Song, Rong, Tong, Kong, Gong, Hong, Long

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Among Family Origin

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Among Family Occupations

What did your Among ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Auto Mechanic and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Among. 17% of Among men worked as an Auto Mechanic and 50% of Among women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Among were Roadinspector and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Auto Mechanic
    17%
  • Deck Hand
    17%
  • Foreman
    17%
  • Roadinspector
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • School Teacher
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Among Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 432 census records available for the last name Among. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Among 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 98 immigration records available for the last name Among. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 139 military records available for the last name Among. For the veterans among your Among ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Among Life Expectancy

What is the average Among lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2002, in the United States, Among life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Among in 1950 was 46, and 74 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Among

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Among 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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