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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Myung

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Y is for young, the years never show!

U is for unique, your love of life.

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

Notable Persons Named Myung

Myung Se-bin is an actor and actress. She was most active from 1996 to present. Myung was born on April 10th, 1975 in Seoul.


Myung was born on December 6th, 1957.


Myung Jun-jae is a soccer player for the Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC and Korea University. Myung was born on July 2nd, 1994 in South Korea.


Myung was born on November 16th, 1981.


Myung Joon-jae is a sports team member for the Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC.


Myung Soo Song is an athlete for the General Trias International FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Myung

Gong Myung is an actor, singing, and singer. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Gong was given the name Kim Dong-hyeon on May 26th, 1994 in South Korea.


John Myung is a progressive metal and progressive rock musician. He plays Music Man Bongo, Yamaha Corporation, and Moog Taurus. His most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to present. John was given the name John Ro Myung on January 24th, 1967.


Rye-hyun was born on April 14th, 1926.


Ji-Yun was born in 1975.


Kwang-Sik was born in 1940. He passed away on July 19th, 2009.


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Popularity of Myung as a last name

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Common last names for Myung

  • Kim
  • Lee
  • Choi
  • Park
  • Kang
  • Chung
  • Song
  • Paik

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Myung U.S.
  White 1.94% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Myung

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

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Fun Facts about the name Myung

  • How Popular is the name Myung? Myung is the 71,256th most popular name of all time. As a last name Myung was the 31,994th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Myung have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Myung in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Myung? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Myung first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Myung is Saturday, October 5th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Myung born? The highest recorded use of the first name Myung was in 1951 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Random Myung Factoid: According to the 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Myung is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1951.
  • Weird things about the name Myung: Your name in reverse order is Gnuym. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nugmy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Myung? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 721 people with the last name Myung.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Myung? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Myung as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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