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Profiles

  • Agnes Jung (1590 - 1630)
  • Amalie Jung (1896 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs:Jung, Amaliegeboren am 17. Juli 1896 in München-Gladbach / - / Rheinprovinz wohnhaft in München GladbachDeportation: ab Düsseldorf 27. Oktober 1941, Litzmannst...
  • Anna Elizabeth Jung (c.1673 - 1756)
  • Anna Maria Fischer (Jung) (1701 - 1775)
    Anna Maria Jung (Johann, #10) was born on 21 August 1701 at Germany. She married Peter Fisher (see #4) circa 1724. She died after 1775 at Hunterdon Co., New Jersey.
  • Anna Maria Jung (c.1682 - 1719)

About the Jung surname

origins

Chinese

The Jung 鄭 surname comes from Chinese people of the Yin-Ping region of Guang-dong province in China.

Jung is the Cantonese pronunciation of the Chinese family name 鄭 for those immigrants coming to North America in the 50-60s. It

More recently it is also sometimes written as Chang or Cheng in the Hong Kong dialect. In Mandarin the name is often written as Zheng.

Korean

The "Jung" (Hangul 정) (Hanja 鄭, 丁, 程) is a Korean surname in that currently represents roughly 5% of the South Korean population. It's revised Romanization is Jeong, but can also be seen spelt as Chung, or Cheong. The Korean Jeong surname can originate from three homophonous Chinese characters (or Hanja) 鄭, 丁, and 程.

Germanic

The Jung surname is also a common Germanic name that is pronounced as "Young" rather than with the English "J" sound.