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Strang Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): variant of Strong . German: topographic name from Middle High German stranc ‘strip of land’ or a habitational name from any of the places so called. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a rope maker from Middle High German stranc German Strang ‘cord rope’. Americanized form of German Streng .

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


Similar surnames: Streng, Stang, Strahl, Strand, Strong, Spring, Sprang, Sang, String

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Where is the Strang family from?

You can see how Strang families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Strang family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Strang families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 36 Strang families living in Lancashire. This was about 19% of all the recorded Strang's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Strang families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Strang surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Strang ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Strang. 17% of Strang men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Strang women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Strang were Carpenter joiner and Unpaid Domestic. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Incapacitated
    12%
  • Carpenter joiner
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Private Means
    12%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
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Census Records

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Strang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strang census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Strang. 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 Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Strang. For the veterans among your Strang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Strang lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Strang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Strang in 1948 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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