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Origins of the Wong surname

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About the Wongs

We have a total number of 3116 records for people with the last name Wong.

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Where do most Wongs live?

In 1921, most Wongs lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Wongs

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 465 records for the Wong surname. The oldest one dates back to 1760.

Who were Wongs most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Wongs.

What are the most common Wong first names?

  • Sing
  • Wing
  • Anna May
  • Shee

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Wong family members

Common jobs for Wongs

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Wongs in 1921
House Servant


Cook Domestic




General Servant




Common Male occupations for Wongs in 1921


Waiters And Waitresses




Semiskilled Occupations In Laundering


Kitchen Workers In Hotels


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