Jing Family History

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Jing Name Meaning

Chinese : a common surname among royalty in the state of Chu during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Chinese : from the place name Jingzhou, denoting an area which later became the state of Chu during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc). Chinese : from a character that means ‘(water) well’. This originated with the Earl of Jing, a senior adviser in the state of Yu during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Chinese : from the name of the Marquis Jing of the state of Wei, who lived during the Warring States period (403–221bc).

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

Similar surnames: Ying, Jiang, Jin, Ping, Ming, Ling, Xiang, Ning, Xing, Ding

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Jing Family Origin

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Jing Family Occupations

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In 1939, Fireman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jing.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fireman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jing 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jing. 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 224 military records available for the last name Jing. For the veterans among your Jing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jing Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Jing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jing in 1955 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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