US Popularity:11843
Meaning:Healthy, abundant; Ginger; River
Set baby up for a life of health, wealth, and abundance when you choose the name Kang! This surname-turned-first name is rooted in Chinese and has a variety of meanings depending on the kanji characters used to write it. Some of these include “healthy,” “abundant,” “ginger,” or “river.” The name is also considered one of the nine Sogdian surnames, and also features in the classic text The Hundred Family Surnames. Notable namesakes include Buddhist monk Kang Senghui, news anchor Kang Hui, and Marvel character Kang the Conquerer.

Kang Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2012
- 1138
from 2005
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