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What does Young mean?

Young Pronunciation of Young [young] as a boys' name is of English origin. Adjective used as given name.


(male) Yong, Younan, ..

(female) Youna, Youne, ..

Young Blaise (Y.B.), ..

How popular is Young?

Young is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#807 out of 1220, Top 66%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#31 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Young entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #597 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Young name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Young outside U.S.

Similar Names

Young is alike in pronunciation to Ewing and Ing. Another suggested similar name is Long. These names tend to be less commonly used than Young.