Younger Name Meaning

English (mainly Borders): from Middle English yonger ‘younger’, hence a distinguishing name for, for example, the younger of two bearers of the same personal name. In one case, at least, however, the name is known to have been borne by an immigrant Fleming, and was probably an Americanized form of Middle Dutch jongheer ‘young nobleman’ (see Jonker). Americanized spelling of various cognate or like-sounding names in other languages, notably German Junger and Junker, or Dutch Jonker.

List of People with Surname Younger

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 3,505 people with the surname Younger. Among these people surnamed Younger, there are nearly 720 unique names, with an average of 4 people having the same name. Mary Younger, Michael Younger and Thomas Younger are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Younger, with 30, 30 and 30 people respectively.

Additionally, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Younger, with a total of 370 people, and there are a total of 235 unique names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Younger, with a total of 243 people and an average of 187 unique names.