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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons Named Chong

Chong Fah Cheong is an artist in the fields of contemporary art and sculpture. Chong was born in Singapore.

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Chong Chieng Jen is an Opposition leader of Sarawak State Assembly, Vice chairman of Democratic Action Party, Chairman of Sarawak Democratic Action Party, Vice chairman ofDemocratic Action Party, Chairman of SarawakDemocratic Action Party, and Sarawak State. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Chong was born on February 12th, 1971 in Kuching.

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Chong Eng is a Penang State. She was most active from 2013 to 2013. Chong was born on July 6th, 1957.

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Chong was born in 1928.

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His most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to 1985. Chong was born in Hong Kong.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Chong

Tommy Chong is an actor, comedian, musician, and weed enthusiasts/activist. He was most prominent from 1962 to present. Tommy was given the name Thomas B. Kin Chong on May 24th, 1938 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Rae Dawn Chong is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1974. Rae was born as the child of Tommy Chong on February 28th, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Cheech & Chong is a latino comedy, stoner comedy/culture, stoner film, and drug culture comedian.

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Michael Chong is a Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of State, Chair of the Standing Committee on Official Languages, Chair of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, Chair of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science & Technology, President of the Quee. Michael was born on November 22nd, 1971 in Windsor, Ontario.

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Marcus was given the name Marcus Wyatt by his parent Tommy Chong on July 8th, 1967 in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Christina Chong is an actress. Christina was born in 1983 in Enfield, London, England.

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How popular is the baby name Chong in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1926 5 0 5
1947 10 10 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 8 8 0
1950 7 7 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 10 10 0
1954 5 5 0
1956 8 8 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 12 7 5
1962 8 8 0
1963 5 5 0
1967 6 0 6
1978 5 0 5
1979 8 0 8
1980 22 9 13
1981 16 6 10
1982 28 6 22
1983 18 6 12
1984 12 0 12
1985 27 8 19
1986 23 5 18
1987 31 10 21
1988 21 5 16
1989 31 7 24
1990 24 10 14
1991 35 12 23
1992 26 9 17
1993 23 11 12
1994 20 7 13
1995 21 6 15
1996 19 5 14
1997 7 0 7
1998 5 0 5
1999 5 0 5
2001 5 0 5
2003 5 0 5
2004 5 0 5

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Popularity of Chong as a last name

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Common last names for Chong

  • Kim
  • Lee
  • Yi
  • Park
  • Wong
  • Yang
  • Pak
  • Vang
  • Xiong
  • Choi
  • Lim
  • So
  • Kang

Common first names for Chong

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chong U.S.
  White 3.20% 64.26%
  African American 1.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 78.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chong

People with the last name Chong are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Chong

  • How Popular is the name Chong? Chong is the 15,124th most popular name of all time. As a last name Chong was the 2,392nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chong have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 564 babies born with the first name Chong in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chong to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chong? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1926 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Chong first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chong is Monday, August 25th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Chong born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chong was in 1989 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Chong Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chong is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Chong: Your name in reverse order is Gnohc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ognch. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chong? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,146 people with the last name Chong.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chong? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Chong as their last name.

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