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Streng Name Meaning

German: variant of Strang German: from Middle High German Middle Low German strenge ‘strong brave’; ‘hard pitiless’ hence a nickname for a strong or tough person. This surname (in any of the possible senses; see also 1 above) is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Strang 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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Where is the Streng family from?

You can see how Streng families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Streng family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Streng families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Streng families living in Yorkshire. This was about 26% of all the recorded Streng's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Streng families in 1891.
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What did your Streng ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Streng. 100% of Streng women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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