Hong

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Origin and Meaning

1) Chinese 虹 (hóng) = 'rainbow' (male and female) [1]

2) Chinese 弘 (hóng) = 'enlarge', 'expand', 'great' (male) [1]

3) Chinese 鸿 (hóng) = 'wild swan', 'great', 'vast' (male) [1]

4) Sino-Vietnamese 紅 (hồng) = 'pink', 'red' (female) [1]

Related Names

Hong ♀/♂
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Chinese/Vietnamese

Further Information

Hong is a common name among immigrants from China and Vietnam, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[2]
307 805 209 553 98 252
Norway Norway[3]
289
n.a.
216
n.a.
73
n.a.
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
572
n.a.
391
n.a.
181
Denmark Denmark[5]
174
n.a.
119
n.a.
55
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[6]
8 23
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Hong.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/