Young Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: distinguishing name (Middle English yunge, yonge ‘young’), for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually distinguishing a younger brother or a son. In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge. Americanization of a cognate, equivalent, or like-sounding surname in some other language, notably German Jung and Junk, Dutch (De) Jong(h) and Jong, and French Lejeune and LaJeunesse. assimilated form of French Dion or Guyon. Chinese: see Yang.

List of People with Surname Young

Based on our public records, there are a total of 51,396 people with the surname Young. Among these people surnamed Young, there are approximately 7,309 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who share the same name. Jeffery Young, Jesse Young and Kay Young are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Young, with 150, 105 and 75 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Young, with a total of 4,987 people, and there are a total of 2,664 distinct names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Young, with a total of 4,267 people and an average of 2,365 distinct names.