Shang Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of an ancestor, Lü Shang, who lived around the beginning of the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Chinese : from the name of the Shang dynasty (1766–1122 bc).

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


Similar surnames: Shan, Chang, Zhang, Sheng, Tang, Sang, Xiang, Jiang, Zang, Hang

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Shang Family Origin

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Shang Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shang family was Coal Miner. The most common Shang occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 10% of Shang's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shang.

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Shang Historical Records

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Shang Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1967 and 2004, Shang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Shang in 1967 was 81, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shang

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