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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fung

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Anglicization of fungus.

  1. (extremely rare) Fungus.

Notable Persons Named Fung

Fung was born on December 30th, 1967 in Purwokerto.


Fung was born in 1920 in Nibong Tebal. He breathed his last breath on August 29th, 1990.


Fung was born on September 11th, 1981 in Hong Kong.


Fung Hoi Man is a soccer player for the Yuen Long FC, Eastern Sports Club, Sing Tao SC, and HKFC Soccer Section. Fung was born on March 12th, 1977.


Fung was born on February 22nd, 1950.


Fung was born on August 22nd, 1977 in Hong Kong.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Fung

Stephen Fung is an actor, director, and producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present.


Edsel Ford Fung was a waiting staff and waiter. Edsel was born on May 6th, 1927 in San Francisco, California, United States. He died in 1984.


Yuan-Cheng Fung is a scientist in the fields of biological engineering and biomechanics. Yuan-Cheng was born on September 15th, 1919 in Changzhou, Jiangsu, China.


Victor Fung is a businessman. Victor was born in 1945.


He has had major accomplishments since 1967. Stanley was born in 1945 in Shunde District.


Allan Fung is a Mayor of Cranston and Mayor ofCranston. Allan was born on February 25th, 1970 in Providence, Rhode Island.


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Popularity of Fung as a last name

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Common last names for Fung

  • Wong
  • Lee
  • Chan
  • Ng
  • Yee
  • Chin
  • Lau
  • Woo
  • Cheung
  • Chang

Common first names for Fung

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fung U.S.
  White 3.42% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fung

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

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Fun Facts about the name Fung

  • How Popular is the name Fung? As a last name Fung was the 4,024th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Fung first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Fung is Sunday, November 21st, 1875.
  • How unique is the name Fung? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Fung. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Fung: Your name in reverse order is Gnuf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ugfn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fung? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,837 people with the last name Fung.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fung? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Fung as their last name.

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