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Zong Name Meaning

Chinese : from the first part of the name of Zong Bo, a high counselor who lived during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). His descendants adopted the first part of his name as their surname.

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

Similar surnames: Gong, Zang, Song, Zhong, Kong, Rong, Tong, Long, Hong, Zeng

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Zong Family Origin

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Zong Family Occupations

What did your Zong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zong. The most common Zong occupation in the USA was Laborer. 63% of Zong's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Zong family was Tailor.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Tailor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Zong ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Zong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zong census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 263 immigration records available for the last name Zong. 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 Card

There are 238 military records available for the last name Zong. For the veterans among your Zong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zong Life Expectancy

What is the average Zong lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Zong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Zong in 1968 was 55, and 63 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zong ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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