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

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Origin and Meaning of Peng

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  • According to a user from Hong Kong, the name Peng is of Chinese origin and means "A giant bird in legend, can fly to 90000 miles high".
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International Interest

peng was also found in the following language(s): Albanian, Hungarian, Mandarin, Norwegian Nynorsk, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Peng

Peng Liyuan is a singing. Peng was born on November 20th, 1962 in Linyi.


Peng Dehuai was a Minister of National Defense and Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China. His military service ended in 1959. Peng was born on October 24th, 1898 in Shixiang, Xiangtan County, Hunan Province, Qing dynasty China. He left this life on November 29th, 1974.


Peng Shuai is a tennis player. Peng was born on January 8th, 1986 in Xiangtan.


Peng was born on April 27th, 1988 in George Town, Penang.


Peng Zhen was a Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and Chairmanof theStanding Committeeof theNational People's Congress. Peng was born on October 12th, 1902 in Houma, Shanxi, China. He breathed his last breath on April 26th, 1997.


Lin was given the name Peng Lingzhao on December 16th, 1932 in Suzhou. Lin is also known as Peng Lingzhao. She died on April 29th, 1968.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Peng

He has been prominent since 2002. Eddie was born on March 24th, 1982 in Taipei. Eddie is also known as Peng and Eddie.


Li Peng is a Member of the and National People's Congress. Li was born on October 20th, 1928.


Chin was given the name Ong Boon Hua on October 21st, 1924 in Sitiawan. He left this life on September 16th, 2013.


Lin Peng is an actress. She was most active from 2010 to present. Lin was given the name 林鹏 on October 25th, 1986 in Dalian.


His military service ended in 2014. Ng was born in Singapore.


Cheng was born on April 23rd, 1997 in Harbin.


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International Interest for Peng

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Peng as a last name

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Common last names for Peng

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Peng U.S.
  White 2.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 76.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.05% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 19.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Peng

People with the last name Peng are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Peng

  • How Popular is the name Peng? Peng is the 25,146th most popular name of all time. As a last name Peng was the 3,374th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Peng have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 227 babies born with the first name Peng in the United States. That's more than enough people named Peng to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Peng? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Peng first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Peng is Friday, December 15th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Peng born? The highest recorded use of the first name Peng was in 1995 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Peng Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Peng is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Peng: Your name in reverse order is Gnep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Engp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Peng? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,575 people with the last name Peng.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Peng? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Peng as their last name.

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