First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Abang

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  • A user from South Africa says the name Abang is of African origin and means "Share".

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Alt. Meaning

A is for action, something to take now

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

G is for great, that describes you.

Notable Persons Named Abang

Abang Haji Openg Abang Sapiee was a president. His career lasted from 1963 to 1969. Abang was born in Kuching. He passed away on March 28th, 1969.


Abang Haji Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng is an office holder. Abang was born on August 27th, 1921 in Kampung Nangka, Sibu, Kingdom of Sarawak.


Abang was born on October 13th, 1862. He breathed his last breath on November 21st, 1946.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Abang

Anatole Abang is a soccer player for the New York Red Bulls, New York Red Bulls II, Cameroon national under-17 football team, and Cameroon national under-20 football team. Anatole was born on July 6th, 1996 in Yaounde, Cameroon.


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Popularity of Abang as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abang U.S.
  White 4.00% 64.26%
  African American 18.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 53.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 14.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abang

People with the last name Abang are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Abang

  • How Popular is the name Abang? As a last name Abang was the 134,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Abang first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Abang is Saturday, January 1st, 1972.
  • How unique is the name Abang? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Abang. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Abang: Your name in reverse order is Gnaba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aagbn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abang? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 125 people with the last name Abang.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abang? Abang is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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