Jing Name Meaning

Chinese : a common surname among royalty in the state of Chu during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Chinese : from the place name Jingzhou, denoting an area which later became the state of Chu during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc). Chinese : from a character that means ‘(water) well’. This originated with the Earl of Jing, a senior adviser in the state of Yu during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Chinese : from the name of the Marquis Jing of the state of Wei, who lived during the Warring States period (403–221bc).

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


Similar surnames: Ying, Jiang, Jin, Ping, Ming, Ling, Xiang, Ning, Xing, Ding

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Jing Family Origin

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Jing Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner, Gang #10

    50%
  • Coal Miner, Gang #17

    50%

In 1880, the most common Jing occupation in the USA was Coal Miner, Gang #10. 50% of Jing's were Coal Miner, Gang #10s. Coal Miner, Gang #10 and Coal Miner, Gang #17 were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jing.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Jing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jing in 1955 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jing

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