Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Chinese
Scripts (Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. WAHNG  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Chinese (wáng) meaning "king, monarch". This is the most common surname in China (and the world).

Related Names

VariantsWong(Chinese (Cantonese)) Ong(Chinese (Hokkien))
Same SpellingWang 2, Wang 3, Wang 4
User SubmissionWang

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Entry updated November 16, 2019