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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Leung

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Leung means "Conqueror of the west" and is of Chinese origin.

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Alt. Meaning

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

U is for unique, your love of life.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

G is for glitter, the spark that is you.

Notable Persons Named Leung

Leung Chun-ying is a chartered surveyor. Leung was born on August 12th, 1954 in British Hong Kong.


Leung Sheung is a martial artist.


Leung Ting is a martial artist. Leung was born on February 28th, 1947 in Hong Kong.


Leung was born in 1948 in Hong Kong. Leung is also known as Bruce Leung.


Leung Kwok-hung is a Member of the Legislative Council, Chairman of the League of Social Democrats, and Chairman of theLeague of Social Democrats. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Leung was born on March 27th, 1956 in Hong Kong.


Leung Yiu-chung is a Member of the Legislative Council. He was most active from 1998 to 1997. Leung was born on May 19th, 1953 in Hong Kong.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Leung

Katie Leung is an actress. She has been prominent since 2005. Katie was given the name Katie Liu Leung on August 8th, 1987 in Motherwell.


Ken Leung is an actor. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Ken was given the name Kenneth Leung on January 21st, 1970 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Wong was born on May 8th, 1935 in Hong Kong. He passed away on January 28th, 1997.


Gigi Leung is a cantopop actor. Her ongoing career started in 1995. Gigi is also known as Leung Wing-kei.


Alvin was born in 1961.


Telly Leung is an actor, singer, songwriter, and singing. Telly was born on January 3rd, 1980 in New York City, New York.


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Popularity of Leung as a last name

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Common last names for Leung

  • Wong
  • Lee
  • Ng
  • Chin

Common first names for Leung

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Leung U.S.
  White 1.82% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 94.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Leung

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

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Fun Facts about the name Leung

  • How Popular is the name Leung? As a last name Leung was the 1,747th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Leung first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Leung is Thursday, August 21st, 1879.
  • How unique is the name Leung? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Leung. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Leung: Your name in reverse order is Gnuel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lugne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Leung? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,496 people with the last name Leung.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Leung? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Leung as their last name.

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