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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yanga mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Yanga

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User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from South Africa says the name Yanga means "Embrace / or take care of".
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Yanga is of African origin and means "May God bless You".
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Yanga means "To take care of .." and is of Xhosa origin.
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Yanga is of African origin and means "May - like "may" God bless you".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Yanga

Yanga R. Fernández is an astronomer. Yanga was born on June 10th, 1971.


Yanga Xakalashe is a rugby player. Yanga was born on August 16th, 1983 in East London, Eastern Cape.


Yanga Gcilisha is a soccer player for the Durban Stars F.C., Hanover Park F.C., Thanda Royal Zulu F.C., and F.C. AK. Yanga was born on August 23rd, 1988 in Durban.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yanga

Binny Yanga was a social worker. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 2015. Binny was born on July 7th, 1958 in Arunachal Pradesh, India. She breathed her last breath on September 3rd, 2015.


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Popularity of Yanga as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Yanga

  • When was the first name Yanga first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Yanga is Sunday, September 20th, 1981.
  • How unique is the name Yanga? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Yanga. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Yanga: Your name in reverse order is Agnay. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aagyn. How do you pronounce that?

What Yangas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Yanga born Nov 5, 1974

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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