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De Jong Name Meaning

Dutch and Flemish: from the epithet de jong ‘the young’ used as a distinguishing name for the younger of two bearers of the same name usually a son who bore the same personal name and patronymic as his father. This is one of the most common surnames in the Netherlands. Compare De Young and Jong .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Jong, De Jonge, De Jongh, Dejohn, De Young, Delong, De Boer, De Hoog

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You can see how De Jong families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Jong family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most De Jong families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 De Jong families living in Lancashire. This was about 50% of all the recorded De Jong's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of De Jong families in 1891.
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There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Jong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Jong 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 642 immigration records available for the last name De Jong. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Jong. For the veterans among your De Jong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average De Jong lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, De Jong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for De Jong in 1966 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

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