Joseph Preston Jr. Long

about 1953–about 1953
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

The Life of Joseph Preston Jr.

When Joseph Preston Jr. Long was born about 1953, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Preston Long, was 42 and his mother, Aldena Ava Gibson, was 33. He died about 1953, at the age of 0.

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Joseph Preston Long
1911–1969
Aldena Ava Gibson
1920–1973
Joseph Preston Jr. Long
1953–1953

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Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long’, ‘tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus).2 Irish (Ulster (Armagh) and Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin ( see Langan ).3 Chinese 龙: from the name of an official treasurer called Long, who lived during the reign of the model emperor Shun ( 2257–2205 bc ). his descendants adopted this name as their surname. Additionally, a branch of the Liu clan ( see Lau 1), descendants of Liu Lei , who supposedly had the ability to handle dragons, was granted the name Yu-Long (meaning roughly ‘resistor of dragons’) by the Xia emperor Kong Jia ( 1879–1849 bc ). Some descendants later simplified Yu-Long to Long and adopted it as their surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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