Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. YUNG  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from Old English geong meaning "young". This was a descriptive name to distinguish father from son.

Related Names

VariantsYong, Younge
Other Languages & CulturesDe Jong, De Jonge(Dutch) Jung, Junge(German)

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Entry updated October 20, 2016