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CONTRIBUTOR: anonymous on 6/18/2017
Meaning & History
The Ong family name is originated from Fujian Province, China. Fujian Province dialect is commonly known as Hok Kian or Min Nan Hua in Mandarin Chinese.
Ong itself will translate as Wang or "King" in English. Its variation in Cantonese is Wong.
Many Fujianese people immigrated outside of China and moved to countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. Which makes it a very common Chinese surname in the stated countries, including China.