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Duong Family History

Duong Name Meaning

Vietnamese (Dương): from the Chinese surnames 楊 or 陽 see Yang 1 and Vietnamese (Đường): from the Chinese surname 唐 see Tang Cambodian: written ដួង from a Khmer word meaning e.g. ‘dear one’. Compare Doung

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

Similar surnames: Luong, Dung, Dong, Vuong, Voong, Dang, Khong, Vong, Ong, Quang

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Where is the Duong family from?

You can see how Duong families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duong family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Duong families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Duong families living in New Jersey. This was about 21% of all the recorded Duong's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Duong families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Duong surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Duong ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Duong. 50% of Duong men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Duong women worked as a Laundress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laundress
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Census Records

There are 446 census records available for the last name Duong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duong 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Duong. 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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Draft Cards

There are 120 military records available for the last name Duong. For the veterans among your Duong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duong lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2004, in the United States, Duong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Duong in 1977 was 65, and 71 in 2004.

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