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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 8 0 8
1976 23 6 17
1977 22 8 14
1978 19 6 13
1979 32 14 18
1980 44 20 24
1981 57 17 40
1982 71 23 48
1983 53 19 34
1984 61 21 40
1985 64 30 34
1986 38 12 26
1987 45 19 26
1988 34 18 16
1989 26 11 15
1990 32 10 22
1991 39 18 21
1992 22 11 11
1993 12 5 7
1994 16 8 8
1995 13 6 7
1996 9 0 9
1997 5 0 5
1998 6 0 6
2000 5 5 0

Fun Facts about the name Dung

  • How many people with the first name Dung have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 756 babies born with the first name Dung in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dung to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dung? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Dung first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dung is Sunday, July 15th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Dung born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dung was in 1982 with a total of 48 babies.
  • Random Dung Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dung is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Dung: Your name in reverse order is Gnud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gund. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dung? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 416 people with the last name Dung.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dung? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dung as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Dung as a first name

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Popularity of Dung as a last name

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Common last names for Dung

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Huynh
  • Le
  • Vo
  • Phan
  • Ngo
  • Lam
  • Do
  • Duong

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dung U.S.
  White 4.57% 64.26%
  African American 1.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dung

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dung" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dung as well as things modernly associated with the name Dung such as celebrities named Dung.


Origin and Meaning of Dung

The name "Dung" is of Vietnamese origin, and it means "Bravery". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dung
The excrement of an animal.

Etymology: AS. dung; akin to G. dung dünger, OHG. tunga, Sw. dynga; cf. Icel. dyngja heap, Dan. dynge, MHG. tunc underground dwelling place, orig., covered with dung. Cf. Dingy

verb Dung
  1. To manure with dung.
  2. [Calico Print] To immerse or steep, as calico, in a bath of hot water containing cow dung; -- done to remove the superfluous mordant.
verb Dung
To void excrement.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Fecal matter of animals
  2. Defecate; used of animals
  3. Fertilize or dress with dung ("you must dung the land")

From Middle English dung, dunge, donge, from Old English dung (“dung; excrement; manure”), from Proto-Germanic *dungō (“dung”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰengʰ- (“to cover”).

  1. (uncountable) Manure; animal excrement.
  2. (countable) A type of manure, as from a particular species or type of animal.

See ding


    dung was also found in the following language(s): Old English, Old Saxon, and Vietnamese

    Other Inspirations for the Name Dung

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    Dung Beetle Car
    Dung Beetle Vw
    Dung De Tien Roi
    Dung Definition
    Dung Gate
    Dung Of The Devil
    Dung Sawan Sarb
    Dung Tuong

    What does the name Dung mean?

    Dis for dream, your beacon ahead.

    Uis for useful, always to others.

    Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

    Gis for grand, the life you will live.

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