Zeng Name Meaning

Chinese : from a simplified form of the name of the state of Kuai. During the Xia dynasty (2205–1766 bc) this state was granted to the youngest son of King Shaokang. After being overthrown by another state, the prince fled and adopted a simplified form of the character Kuai as his surname.

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


Similar surnames: Feng, Meng, Zheng, Weng, Teng, Geng, Zang, Deng, Zong, Leng

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Zeng Family Origin

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Zeng Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zeng family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zeng. The most common Zeng occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Zeng's were Farmers.

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Between 1964 and 2004, Zeng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Zeng in 1964 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeng

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