Leong Family History
Leong Surname History
Leong family history has rich origins of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Leong family members. This Leong history and genealogy page contains the contributed history of the Leong family name made up of user-submitted content from other users interested in the Leong family. The Leong family is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Leong family has spread, it has evolved making its origin challenging to uncover.
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The evolution of Leong begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there are variations in that single name simply because surnames were infrequently written down that long ago.
As Leong families emigrated between countries and languages, the Leong name may have changed with them. It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Leong ancestors have travelled around different countries all throughout history.
Leong country of origin
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The nationality of Leong can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Leong may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Meaning of the last name Leong
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The meaning of Leong come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Leong originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
- Chun H Leong 1911 - 1994
- Mon Leong 1883 - 1965
- L S Leong 1940 - 1988
- Richard Leong 1903 - 1977
- Vivienne Leong 1924 - 1991
- Adrian J Leong 1934 - 1999
- Bethany Leong
- Hing Kui Leong 1917 - 1995
- Chor Leong 1926 - 1986
- Bow Woo Leong 1922 - 2009
- Sui Y Leong 1905 - 1999
- Lai H Leong 1936 - 1998
- Wah Po Leong 1923 - 1984
- Roger Leong
- Hank L Leong 1935 - 1998
- Hon Kit Leong
- Shew Leong 1914 - 1978
- Chow Leong 1913 - 1975
- Shun Leong 1933 - 2007
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Famous people named Leong
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Leong
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Leong. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Leong spelling variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Leong name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Leong were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Leong. Last names like Leong change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over time.