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Younge Family History

Younge Name Meaning

English: variant of Young . — Note: The population figure published by the US Census Bureau for this surname in the year 2000 is as high as 823 while the figure for 2010 is supposedly lower than 100.

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


Similar surnames: Yonge, Younger, Young, Yongue, Youngs, Yung, Tonge, Younce, Mounger

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Where is the Younge family from?

You can see how Younge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Younge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Younge families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 27 Younge families living in Norfolk. This was about 20% of all the recorded Younge's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Younge families in 1891.
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What did your Younge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Younge. 45% of Younge men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Younge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Younge were Retired and Housewife. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    45%
  • Farm Labourer
    34%
  • Retired
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    76%
  • Domestic Duties
    7%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Housewife
    5%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Younge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Younge 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Younge. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Younge. For the veterans among your Younge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Younge lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Younge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Younge in 1955 was 29, and 84 in 2004.

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