Strong Family History

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Strong Name Meaning

English: from Middle English strong, strang ‘strong’, generally a nickname for a strong man but perhaps sometimes applied ironically to a weakling. French: translation of Trahand, a metonymic occupational name for a silkworker who drew out the thread from the cocoons (see Trahan). Translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Stark.

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

Similar surnames: Streng, Strang, String, Stang, Trone, Tong, Sprung, Strom, Sprong

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Strong Family Origin

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Strong Family Occupations

What did your Strong ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Strong. 2% of Strong men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Strong women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Strong were Carpenter and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Strong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 329,000 census records available for the last name Strong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strong 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 54,000 immigration records available for the last name Strong. 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 74,000 military records available for the last name Strong. For the veterans among your Strong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strong Life Expectancy

What is the average Strong lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Strong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Strong in 1943 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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