Young - Meaning of Young

What does Young mean?

[ 1 syll. you-(n)(g), yo-u-ng ] The baby boy name Young is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as Yah-NG †. Young is used chiefly in the Korean language and it is also derived from Korean origins. The name's meaning is brave; forever. The name was borne by Jang Young Sil, a 15th-century Korean scientist and astronomer.

The name Yung is a variant of Young.

See also the related categories, korean, scientist (doctor), and brave.

Young is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1902 with 0.008% of baby boys being given the name Young. It ranked at #742 then. The baby name has since declined in popularity, and is today of infrequent use. Among all boy names in its group, Young was nonetheless the most popular in 2018. In the past century Young has mostly been a baby boy name.

Baby names that sound like Young include Yung, Yance, Yang, Yank, Yenge, Yin, Yong, Yonge, Younes, Yunes, Janesh, Jens, Yamqui, Yana, Yancee, Yancey, Yanci, Yancie, Yancy, and Yanick.

† English pronunciation for Young: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)"



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