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Huang Name Meaning

Chinese : from an ancient territory called Huang. Perhaps the most famous and revered of the ancient Chinese emperors is Huang Di (2697–2595 bc), considered father of the Chinese people. He is also known as ‘the Yellow Emperor’, since Huang also means ‘yellow’. Surprisingly, though, Huang Di is not credited with being a direct source of the surname. A descendant of his was granted the fief of the territory of Huang, which later served as the surname for certain descendants of the ruling family.

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


Similar surnames: Chang, Jiang, Kuang, Wang, Zhang, Hwang, Kang, Hong, Tang, Hang

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You can see how Huang families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huang family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Huang families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Huang families living in Illinois. This was about 15% of all the recorded Huang's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Huang families in 1920.
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Census Records

There are 577 census records available for the last name Huang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huang 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Huang. 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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There are 847 military records available for the last name Huang. For the veterans among your Huang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huang lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Huang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Huang in 1970 was 74, and 75 in 2004.

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