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Ng Family History

Ng Surname Meaning

Chinese:: Cantonese and Hakka form of the surnames 吳 and 伍 see Wu 1 and Teochew form of the surname 黃. This form of the surname is found in eastern Guangdong province from where people migrated to Malaysia Thailand Singapore and other parts of Southeast Asia. See Huang variant Romanization of the surname 鄞 possibly based on its Teochew pronunciation see Yin 6.

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


Similar surnames: Ing, Eng, Ang, Lu, Ung, Na, Hong, Ong, Ngai, Ngo

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What did your Ng ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Ng. 100% of Ng 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ng. 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 Ng. For the veterans among your Ng ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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