Ching Family History

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Ching Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): unexplained. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Cheng 2. Chinese : variant of Jing 1. Chinese : variant of Jing 2. Chinese : variant of Jing 3. Chinese : variant of Jing 4.

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

Similar surnames: Chin, Chong, Chung, Chang, Chiang, Chiu, Shing, Chi, Chiong, Cheng

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Ching Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ching name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ching. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • China


  • England & Wales


  • Japan


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Polynesia


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Ching Family Origin

Where is the Ching family from?

Ching Family Occupations

What did your Ching ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ching occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Ching's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ching. A less common occupation for the Ching family was Cook.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Miner

  • Cook


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ching ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ching Historical Records

What Ching family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Ching. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ching census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 32,000 immigration records available for the last name Ching. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Ching. For the veterans among your Ching ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ching Life Expectancy

What is the average Ching lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ching life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ching in 1942 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ching

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ching ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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