Congo Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. It occurs in Dutch records of New Netherland as a name of African slaves: Simon and Manuel Congo.

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


Similar surnames: Rong, Tong, Song, Londo, Bonzo, Jong, Conto, Como, Monzo, Bango

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Congo Family Origin

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Congo Family Occupations

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  • Iron Moulder

    50%
  • Labourer At A Foundry

    50%

In 1881, the most common Congo occupation in the UK was Iron Moulder. 50% of Congo's were Iron Moulders. Iron Moulder and Labourer At A Foundry were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Congo.

Source: Census data for Congo | Data not to scale

Congo Historical Records

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Congo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Congo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Congo in 1944 was 40, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Congo

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