Jong Family History

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Jong Name Meaning

Dutch, Frisian, and North German: distinguishing name, from Middle Dutch de jonc ‘the young’, for the younger of two bearers of the same name, usually a son who bore the same name as his father. Korean: variant of Chong. Chinese: see Zhong.

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


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

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Jong Family Origin

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Jong Family Occupations

What did your Jong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jong occupation in the USA was Butcher. 11% of Jong's were Butchers. Butcher, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jong. A less common occupation for the Jong family was Gardener.

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Gardener

    11%

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

Jong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jong. 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 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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Jong Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jong 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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