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

What does the name Leong mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Leong

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Alt. Meaning

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

G is for great, that describes you.

Notable Persons Named Leong

Leong Ka Hang is a soccer player for the Tai Po FC, Windsor Arch Ka I, MFA Development, C.D. Monte Carlo, and Macau national football team. Leong was born on November 22nd, 1992 in Macau. Leong is also known as 梁嘉恆.


Leong was born on December 4th, 1984 in Ipoh, Perak.


Po-Chih Leong is a director. Po-Chih was given the name Leong Po-Chih on December 31st, 1939 in England.


Leong Yew Koh was a 1. His most notable accomplishments were from 1957 to 1959. Leong was born on August 22nd, 1888 in Sungai Siput. He breathed his last breath on January 12th, 1963.


Leong was born in 1880. He passed away in 1940.


Leong was born on November 15th, 1967 in Malacca.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Leong

Isabella Leong is a cantopop artist. Isabella is also known as Isabella Leong, Isabella Leung, Luisa Isabella Leung, and Leung Lok-si.


Fish Leong is a mandopop musical artist. She has been prominent since 1997. Fish is also known as Jasmine Leong.


Al Leong is a stuntman, actor, and stunt double. Al was given the name Albert Leong on September 30th, 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. Al is also known as Al 'Ka Bong'.


His military service ended in 1992. Winston was born on July 18th, 1941. Winston is also known as Choo and Winston Wee Leong.


Angela Leong is a member of the legislative assembly of macau and legislative assembly of macau. Angela was born on March 23rd, 1961 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, People's Republic of China.


Lee Chee Leong is a Malaysian Deputy Foreign Minister, Member of the Perak State Assembly, Member of thePerakState Assembly, and Malaysian Chinese Association. He was most prominent from 2013 to 2010. Lee was born on October 22nd, 1957 in Perak, Federation of Malaya.


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Popularity of Leong as a last name

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Common last names for Leong

  • Wong
  • Fong
  • Lee
  • Moy

Common first names for Leong

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Leong U.S.
  White 5.88% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 81.96% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Leong

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

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Fun Facts about the name Leong

  • How Popular is the name Leong? As a last name Leong was the 3,902nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Leong first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Leong is Tuesday, June 30th, 1874.
  • How unique is the name Leong? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Leong. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Leong: Your name in reverse order is Gnoel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eolgn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Leong? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,094 people with the last name Leong.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Leong? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Leong as their last name.

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