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Yung Family History

Yung Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Jung. Scottish and English: variant spelling of Young. Chinese : variant of Weng 1. Chinese : variant of Rong 1. Chinese : variant of Yong 2. Chinese : variant of Rong 3.

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


Similar surnames: Jung, Fung, Ying, Hung, Lung, Young, Tung, Kung, Yunk, Yun

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Where is the Yung family from?

You can see how Yung families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yung family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Yung families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Yung families living in Ohio. This was about 73% of all the recorded Yung's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Yung families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yung surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yung ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yung. 15% of Yung men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Yung women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yung were Waiter and Stenographer.

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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
    14%
  • Laundryman
    7%
  • Waiter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Yung. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yung 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Yung. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Yung. For the veterans among your Yung ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yung lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Yung life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Yung in 1948 was 34, and 78 in 2004.

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