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Zhong Name Meaning

Chinese : from the place name Zhongli. During the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc), some members of the state of Song adopted Zhongli as their surname, as they considered it to be the place which their ancestors came from. Some descendants later shortened the name to Zhong, while others kept Zhongli. Chinese : the origin of this name has been attributed to three different people. One is Zhong Kan, a scholar under the legendary emperor Ku, who lived 4500 years ago. Another is Zhong Sun, who lived in the state of Qi during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc). A third is Zhong Ji, who lived during the Song dynasty (960–1279 ad).

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


Similar surnames: Zhang, Hong, Chang, Long, Rong, Tong, Song, Zong, Zheng, Cheng

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Between 1986 and 2004, in the United States, Zhong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Zhong in 1986 was 81, and 68 in 2004.

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