Jung Family History

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Jung Name Meaning

German: distinguishing epithet, from Middle High German junc ‘young’, for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually a son who bore the same name as his father. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German jung ‘young’, given to or assumed by people who were young at the time when surname became obligatory. Chinese , , : variant of Rong. Chinese , , : variant of Zhong. Korean: variant of Chong.

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

Similar surnames: Jong, June, Lung, Yung, Dung, Junge, Jing, Zang, Hong, Kung

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Jung Family Origin

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Jung Family Occupations

What did your Jung ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jung family was Commercial Traveller. Cabinet Maker Employing 3 Men & 1 Boy, Clerk (General Merchants) and Commercial Clerk Foregn Bankier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jung. The most common Jung occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker Employing 3 Men & 1 Boy. 11% of Jung's were Cabinet Maker Employing 3 Men & 1 Boys.

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  • Cabinet Maker Employing 3 Men & 1 Boy

  • Clerk (General Merchants)

  • Commercial Clerk Foregn Bankier

  • Commercial Traveller


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

Jung Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Jung. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jung 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 39,000 immigration records available for the last name Jung. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Jung. For the veterans among your Jung ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jung Life Expectancy

What is the average Jung lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Jung life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Jung in 1944 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jung 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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