De Jong Family History

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De Jong Name Meaning

Dutch: from the epithet de jong ‘the young’, used as a means of distinguishing between two bearers of the same personal name, usually a son from his father.

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


Similar surnames: Jong, De Jonge, De Jongh, Dejohn, De Young, Delong, De Boer, De Hoog

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De Jong Family Origin

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De Jong Family Occupations

What did your De Jong ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common De Jong occupation in the UK was Artist Music Musician. 9% of De Jong's were Artist Music Musicians. A less common occupation for the De Jong family was Cigar Maker. Artist Music Musician, Butcher and Cattle Dealer Foreign were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Jong.

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  • Artist Music Musician

    9%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Cattle Dealer Foreign

    9%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%

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

De Jong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Jong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Jong 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 De Jong. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name De Jong. For the veterans among your De Jong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Jong Life Expectancy

What is the average De Jong lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, De Jong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for De Jong in 1966 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for De Jong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Jong 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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