Pang Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of a village called Pang, which was granted to a descendant of Bi Gonggao, the 15th son of the virtuous duke Wu Wang, whose magnanimous rule led to the establishment of the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc. Later descendants adopted the name of the village as their surname. Chinese : from the name of a prince of the Yin dynasty (1401–1122 bc), Pang Boling. Chinese : variant of Peng. Korean: there are five Chinese characters for this surname; only one, however, is common enough to warrant treatment here. The clan associated with this character is the Onyang Pang. The founding ancestor of this clan was a Tang Chinese named Pang Chi, who lived in Hunan province, China, until his migration to Shilla in 669. There is a gap in the records after Pang Chi. The ancestor who settled in the Onyang area was named Pang Un. He served the early Koryo Wang Dynasty faithfully, so when he retired to the Onyang area, local geographic features were named after him and many of his descendants continued to live there, hence the name of their clan. Variant of German Bang.

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


Similar surnames: Wang, Yang, Pan, Tang, Kang, Pong, Fang, Sang, Ping, Zang

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Laundry

    18%
  • Sailor

    18%
  • Farming

    9%

In 1880, the most common Pang occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Pang's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Pang family was Farming. Laborer, Laundry and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pang.

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Between 1941 and 2004, Pang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Pang in 1941 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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