Wang (surname)

Wáng
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Pronunciation Wáng ( [wǎŋ]) (Mandarin)
Wong (surname) (Hong Kong, Macau, Cantonese, Hakka)
Waan (Shanghainese)
Ong, Bong ( Hokkien)
Heng (Teochew)
Uōng (Gan)
Vang, Vaj, Vaaj (Hmong)
Vương, Vong (Vietnamese)
Wang (Korean)
Language(s) Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean
Origin
Language(s) Old Chinese
Word/Name China
Meaning "king" [1]
Other names
Derivative(s) Vuong
Wāng
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Pronunciation Wāng (Mandarin)
Wong (Cantonese)
Waan (Shanghainese)
Ong, Ang ( Hokkien)
Wang (Korean)
Uông (Vietnamese)
Language(s) Chinese, Vietnamese
Origin
Language(s) Chinese

Wang ( ŋ/) is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surnames (Wáng) and (Wāng).

Wáng () was listed 8th on the famous Song Dynasty list of the Hundred Family Surnames; it is the most common surname in mainland China. [2]

Wāng () was 104th of the Hundred Family Surnames; it is the 58th-most-common surname in mainland China.

Romanizations

is also romanized as Wong in Hong Kong, Macau, Cantonese and Hakka; Waan or Waon in Shanghainese; Ong or Bong in Hokkien; Heng in Teochew; Uōng in Gan; Vang, Vaj, or Vaaj in Hmong; Vương or Vong in Vietnamese; Wang ( ) in Korean; and Ō or Oh in Japanese.

is typically romanized identically, despite its distinct tone. It is also Wong in Cantonese, Ong or Ang in Hokkien, Wang () in Korean, and Ō or Oh in Japanese. However, in Vietnamese, it is written Uông.

Other Languages
Cebuano: Wang
español: Wang (apellido)
français: Wang (patronyme)
русский: Ван (фамилия)
suomi: Wang
svenska: Wang
українська: Ван (прізвище)