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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dieng

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Alt. Meaning

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

G is for grand, the life you will live.

Notable Persons Named Dieng

Dieng is an athlete for the A.D. Pontassolense.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dieng

Gorgui Dieng is a basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Gorgui was born on January 18th, 1990 in Kébémer, Senegal.


Cheikhou Dieng is a soccer player for the SKN St. Pölten and Sandefjord Fotball. Cheikhou was born on November 23rd, 1993 in Senegal.


Timothée Dieng is a soccer player for the Oldham Athletic A.F.C. and Stade Brestois 29. Timothée was born on April 9th, 1992 in Grenoble, France.


Abass Dieng is a soccer player for the Becamex Bình Dương F.C., ASC Linguère, Budapest Honvéd FC, Nîmes Olympique, Sông Lam Nghệ An F.C., and Thanh Hóa F.C. (1962). Abass was born on January 1st, 1985 in Saint-Louis, Senegal.


Oumar Dieng is a soccer player for the ASC Jeanne d'Arc, Lille OSC, CS Louhans-Cuiseaux, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., U.C. Sampdoria, AJ Auxerre, CS Sedan Ardennes, Çaykur Rizespor, Trabzonspor, Konyaspor, Akratitos F.C., Nea Kavala F.C., and France national football team. Oumar was born on December 30th, 1972 in Dakar.


Aïyb Dieng is a jazz and world music musician. He plays Drum kit and Percussion instrument. He was most prominent from 1975 to present. Aïyb was born in Senegal, West Africa.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dieng U.S.
  White 3.44% 64.26%
  African American 85.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dieng

People with the last name Dieng are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dieng

  • How Popular is the name Dieng? As a last name Dieng was the 38,103rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dieng first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dieng is Sunday, May 4th, 1913.
  • How unique is the name Dieng? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dieng. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dieng: Your name in reverse order is Gneid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dgien. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dieng? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 582 people with the last name Dieng.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dieng? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dieng as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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