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Jong Family History

Jong Name Meaning

Korean: variant of Chŏng (see Chong ). Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 莊 see Zhuang . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 張 see Zhang Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 鐘 仲 and 衷 see Zhong 1- Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 楊 see Yang Dutch: variant without the definite article de ‘the’ of De Jong ‘the young’.

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


Similar surnames: Jung, Tong, Song, Rong, Hong, Long, Yong, Pong, Kong, Jons

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Where is the Jong family from?

You can see how Jong families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jong family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jong families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 18 Jong families living in London. This was about 31% of all the recorded Jong's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Jong families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jong surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jong ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cinema Manager and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Jong. 100% of Jong men worked as a Cinema Manager and 80% of Jong 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Cinema Manager
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Domestic Management Unpaid
    4%
  • Charwoman
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    4%
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What Jong family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Jong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, 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 22,000 immigration records available for the last name 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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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Jong lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Jong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jong in 1958 was 44, and 89 in 2004.

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