Streng Family History

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Streng Name Meaning

German: variant of Strang 2. German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German strenge ‘strong’, ‘brave’; ‘hard’, ‘pitiless’, hence a nickname for a strong or tough person. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a rope maker, from Middle Dutch strenc, stringe ‘rope’, ‘cord’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German streng ‘strict’, ‘severe’.

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

Similar surnames: Strang, Strenge, Strong, Spring, String, Stang, Strenger, Streit

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Streng Family Origin

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Streng Family Occupations

What did your Streng ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dyehouse Operative and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Streng. 50% of Streng men worked as a Dyehouse Operative and 40% of Streng women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Streng were Maintenance Electric captain plant H and Retired Dealer Confectioner (cakes)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dyehouse Operative
  • Maintenance Electric captain plant H

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cerferturing Shop Assistant
  • Incapacitated
  • Retired Dealer Confectioner (cakes)

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

Streng Historical Records

What Streng family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Streng. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Streng 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Streng. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Streng. For the veterans among your Streng ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Streng Life Expectancy

What is the average Streng lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Streng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Streng in 1953 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Streng

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Streng 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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