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Jung Name Meaning

German: distinguishing epithet, from Middle High German junc ‘young’, for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually a son who bore the same name as his father. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German jung ‘young’, given to or assumed by people who were young at the time when surname became obligatory. Chinese , , : variant of Rong. Chinese , , : variant of Zhong. Korean: variant of Chong.

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


Similar surnames: Jong, June, Lung, Yung, Dung, Junge, Jing, Zang, Hong, Kung

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Where is the Jung family from?

You can see how Jung families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jung family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jung families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Jung families living in New York. This was about 70% of all the recorded Jung's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Jung families in 1840.
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What did your Jung ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jung. 10% of Jung men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Jung women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jung were Proprietor and Housewife.

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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 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Census Records

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Jung. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jung 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 39,000 immigration records available for the last name Jung. 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 Cards

There are 23,000 military records available for the last name Jung. For the veterans among your Jung ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jung lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Jung life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Jung in 1944 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

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