See also: yang, yáng, yàng, Yáng, yāng, and yǎng

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Etymology 1Edit

See yang

Proper nounEdit

Yang

  1. (Chinese philosophy) Alternative letter-case form of yang when used as a proper noun.

Etymology 2Edit

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From various atonal romanizations of various Chinese characters, including (Willow) and (a river name).

Proper nounEdit

Yang

  1. A Chinese surname, from Chinese of various origins.
  2. A Korean surname, from Korean of various origins.
  3. A county of Hanzhong, Shaanxi, China.
    • 1988, Robin D. S. Yates, Washing Silk: The Life and Selected Poetry of Wei Chuang (834?-910)[1], →ISBN, LCCN 87-29642, OCLC 924980345, OL 2399586M, page 123:
      Liang and Yang were the names of two commanderies to the southwest of Ch'ang-an; Yang is the modern Yang county, Shensi, and Liang, the administrative center of Shan-nan West circuit, also known as Hsing-yuan, on the borders of Shensi and Szechuan.
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StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Yang is the 290th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 106,033 individuals. Yang is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (96.8%) individuals.

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Yang n (genitive Yang or Yangs, no plural)

  1. yang

Further readingEdit

  • Yang” in Duden online

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hokkien (iâng).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Yang

  1. A surname, from Min Nan of Chinese origin.

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