Peng Name Meaning

Chinese :from the name of the fief of Peng, which was granted to a great-grandson of the legendary emperor Zhuan Xu, who then became known as Peng Zu. According to tradition, Peng Zu lived for over 800 years, and so came to be a symbol of long life. His descendants adopted Peng as their surname.

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


Similar surnames: Pang, Feng, Teng, Meng, Weng, Pong, Ping, Zeng, Deng, Geng

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Peng Family Origin

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Peng Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Peng occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Peng's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Peng.

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Peng Life Expectancy

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Between 1974 and 2004, Peng life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Peng in 1974 was 55, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peng

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