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Kung Family History

Kung Name Meaning

Chinese , , , , : see Gong. Chinese : variant of Kong 2. South German (Küng): variant of König (see Koenig).

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


Similar surnames: King, Kong, Yung, Jung, Lung, Hung, Fung, Tung, Sung, Keng

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Where is the Kung family from?

You can see how Kung families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kung family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Kung families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 51 Kung families living in California. This was about 41% of all the recorded Kung's in the USA. California had the highest population of Kung families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kung surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kung ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kung. 21% of Kung men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Kung women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kung were Farming and Housework.

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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
    21%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Housework
    10%
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What Kung family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kung. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kung 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 Kung. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kung. For the veterans among your Kung ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kung lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kung life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kung in 1964 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

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