Strang Family History

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Strang Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Strong, or possibly, as Black suggests, of Strange. 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’.

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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Strang Family Origin

Where is the Strang family from?

Strang Family Occupations

What did your Strang ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strang. A less common occupation for the Strang family was Tailor. The most common Strang occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Strang's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Tailor


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

Strang Historical Records

What Strang family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Strang Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Strang

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Strang 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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