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Cheong Family History

Cheong Name Meaning

Chinese: variant of Cheung . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 鐘 possibly based on its Hokkien pronunciation see Zhong Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 臧 see Zang . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 宗 see Zong . Korean: variant of Chŏng (see Chong ).

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


Similar surnames: Chong, Chiong, Cheung, Chung, Chang, Hong, Cheng, Ching, Chiang

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Where is the Cheong family from?

You can see how Cheong families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cheong family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Cheong families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Cheong family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Cheong's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Cheong families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cheong surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cheong ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Household Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Cheong. 100% of Cheong women worked as a Household Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Household Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cheong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cheong 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Cheong. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 383 military records available for the last name Cheong. For the veterans among your Cheong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cheong lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Cheong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Cheong in 1965 was 85, and 70 in 2004.

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