Hang Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Hang Name Meaning

Chinese : a comparatively rare surname in China, of later origin than most of the more common surnames. It was not until the Song dynasty (960–1279) that the current form of the character for the name became established, appearing in Hunan province after branching from a surname written with a similar character. Laotian or Cambodian: unexplained. Vietnamese: unexplained, South German and Swiss German: variant of Hank, a pet form of Johann or Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Tang, Wang, Zhang, Pang, Han, Yang, Kang, Sang, Chang, Fang

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Hang Family Origin

Where is the Hang family from?

Hang Family Occupations

What did your Hang ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Hang. 75% of Hang women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

View Census data for Hang | Data not to scale

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • At School

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

Hang Historical Records

What Hang family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hang census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Hang

Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Hang. 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.

View all Hang immigration records

Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hang. For the veterans among your Hang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hang military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hang family history.

Hang Life Expectancy

What is the average Hang lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Hang in 1963 was 73, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hang

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hang 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.

Famous Hang Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial