US Popularity:20479
Meaning:Ocean; Light: Sun; Male
Yang is a baby boy name of Chinese origin. You might recognize “yang” as part of a pair, usually coupled with its counterpart “yin”. In ancient Chinese philosophy, the yin and yang represent how contrasting forces, like light and dark, can be interconnected with one another in the natural world. Yang as a name itself in Mandarin is a masculine principle, translating to "ocean," “light", "sun," and "male," making it a truly iconic moniker for baby to carry into the world.

Yang Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Yang is currently #4825 on The Bump
Boy:Yang is currently #2690 on The Bump Boy Names

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2019
- 2632
from 2018
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Yang, April 2021

  • WordSense, yang

  • Britannica, Yinyang, February 2024

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, yang(n.)

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