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Origin and Meaning of Nang

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Multicultural London English, from Jamaican Vernacular English nyanga, potentially from West African languages, such as Mende nyanga or Hausa yàngá.

    nang was also found in the following language(s): Bau Bidayuh, Chuukese, Mandarin, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and Yapese

    Notable Persons Named Nang

    Nang Khin Zay Yar is a tour guide and model (people). She holds the title Miss Myanmar 2012 and Miss Yangon 2012. Nang was born Nang Khin Zay Yar on March 4th, 1988 in Taunggyi.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Nang

    Philibert was born in 1967.


    Mohammad Asif Nang is a List of governors of Farah and Afghanistan. He was most active from 2015 to present.


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    Popularity of Nang as a last name

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    Common last names for Nang

    • Nguyen
    • Tran

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Nang U.S.
      White 1.40% 64.26%
      African American 1.68% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 92.46% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.96% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.51% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Nang

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

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    Fun Facts about the name Nang

    • How Popular is the name Nang? Nang is the 53,196th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nang was the 56,972nd most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Nang have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34 babies born with the first name Nang in the United States.
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nang? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Nang first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nang is Sunday, December 2nd, 1900.
    • What year had the most people named Nang born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nang was in 2015 with a total of 9 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Nang: Your name in reverse order is Gnan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gnna. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Nang? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 358 people with the last name Nang.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nang? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nang as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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