Cheong Family History

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Cheong Name Meaning

Chinese : Cantonese variant of Zhang 1. Chinese : Cantonese variant of Zhang 2. Korean: variant of Ch{ou}ng (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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Cheong Family Origin

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Cheong Family Occupations

What did your Cheong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cheong family was Restaurant Keeper. The most common Cheong occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Cheong's were Butchers. Butcher, Goldmining and Prostitute were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheong.

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • Goldmining

    17%
  • Prostitute

    17%
  • Restaurant Keeper

    17%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Cheong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1891 UK census records for Cheong

Passenger List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Cheong Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cheong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cheong 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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