Dang (surname)

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Dang (鄭, 黨, 唐, 滕) is a Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Indian[citation needed] and German[citation needed] surname. It thus has its sources from both Asiatic languages and Indo-European languages[citation needed]. The two branches are thought to be unrelated.

Hokchew Chinese Dang : 鄭 (Zheng)[edit]

Indian Surname Dang : (Dang) & (Dung)[edit]

  • Indian Surname Dung/Dang Dang is a Surname which is often used by the people of India who migrated after 1947 from West Punjab (Now Pakistan). Commonly they are Hindus and Sikhs. Mostly they were Farmers and some were Soldiers before Partition. After Partition they came to India and spread across North India(Punjab,Delhi,Haryana,Odisha,Rajasthan & Gujarat).

It is also one of the surnames used by the munda people belonging to the schedule tribe

Chinese Dang : 黨 (Tang)[edit]

Dang (黨; it also means "party, association") in Cantonese (Dong6 in Jyutping) is transliterated as Dǎng (Deng) in pinyin and Đặng in Vietnamese. origin from

Chinese and Korean Dang : 唐 (Tang)[edit]

Dang in Korean is transliterated as Táng in pinyin and Đường in Vietnamese. origin from

People, Dang;

Chinese and Vietnamese Dang, Deng[edit]

In Vietnam, the surname is correctly spelled Đặng and it is a popular Vietnamese name unlike in China and Korea. The name Đặng is transliterated as Deng in Chinese and Deung in Korean, all come from the word 鄧. It may originate from:

The origin of Vietnamese "Đặng" remains unclear, however it is assumed that the native people of Vietnam had adopted the surname from Chinese literature and history. People with the surname Đặng;

In history

Modern day

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