Hwang Name Meaning

Korean: there is one Chinese character for the Hwang surname. Some sources indicate that there are 163 Hwang clans, but only eleven can be positively documented. The founding ancestor of the Hwang clans was named Hwang Nak. He was a Chinese emissary who had been sent on a mission to Vietnam. Instead of going to Vietnam, however, he went to Korea and settled there in ad 23. Each of Hwang Nak’s three sons were founding ancestors of their own clans, and some of their descendants founded additional Hwang clans. Chinese : variant of Huang.

List of People with Surname Hwang

Based on our public records, there are a total of 5,230 people with the surname Hwang. Among these people surnamed Hwang, there are approximately 882 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. James Hwang, Chang Hwang and Chong Hwang are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Hwang, with 45, 41 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Hwang, with a total of 2,184 people, and there are a total of 691 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hwang, with a total of 507 people and an average of 312 distinct names.