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Lung Family History

Lung Name Meaning

English: variant of Long 1. German and French (Alsace–Lorraine): from Middle High German lunge ‘lung’, presumably applied as a nickname. Chinese : variant of Long 3. Chinese : variant of Long 4.

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


Similar surnames: Jung, Long, Lang, Yung, Hung, Fung, Kung, Leng, Tung, Ling

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Where is the Lung family from?

You can see how Lung families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lung family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lung families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Lung families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lung's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Lung families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lung surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lung ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lung. 15% of Lung men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Lung women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lung were Waiter and Teacher.

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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

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Waiter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Lung. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lung 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Lung. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Lung. For the veterans among your Lung ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lung lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lung life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Lung in 1944 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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