Dong name meaning

Updated: March 18th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Mandarin and Chinese
Usage: Kanji symbol, Mandarin, Chinese and Vietnamese
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Dong d(o)-ng
Meaning: East and Orient
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What does Dong mean?

Anomalous Dong came from Mandarin and Chinese is largely used in Vietnamese, Kanji symbol, Chinese and Mandarin, meaning of Dong is "The East or Orient" is used as a boy name.

How do I pronounce Dong?

The two syllabled name Dong is commonly pronounced as d(o)-ng.

Variants of Dong


Names that rhyme with Dong

How popular is the name Dong?

Dong is an uncommon baby name in United States, even after 38 years of use, it could not make it big. There are over 322 babies that have been given the name Dong in United States.

However things change on global perspective, Dong is extremely popular in Vietnam where every 1 in 700 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in China and Myanmar. At least, 210000 people globally have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Dong in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Dong?

You have a strong will to succeed in life. You are a great friend, partner and care about your family a lot. Things don't have to go according to the plan all the time because life would be boring as hell if they did. You like to observe things and people. You are talkative only with people who have something smart to say. Whatever you do, make sure you do it with heart. You are easy to talk to but hard to understand.

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Sibling Names for Dong

Looking for inspiration for a unique and meaningful baby name? Consider the name "Dong", which has different meanings in various cultures, including East Asian and African. Here is a list of sibling names that complement this uncommon moniker perfectly, giving your family an extraordinary set of names to cherish for a lifetime.

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Famous people named Dong

  • Dong Zhongshu, Han Dynasty Chinese scholar
  • Dong Ping, fictional character in 'Water Margin'
  • Dong Qichang, Chinese painter, scholar, calligrapher
  • Dong Zhiming, Chinese vertebrate paleontologist
  • Dong Kingman, Chinese American artist and one of America's leading watercolor masters
  • Dong Yanmei, Chinese long-distance runner
  • Dong Zhao, KMT general from Shaanxi
  • Dong Le'an, female Chinese modern pentathlete
  • Dong Zhuo, military general and warlord
  • Dong Xi, military general serving under the warlords Sun Ce and Sun Quan during the late Eastern Han dynasty of China
  • Dong Yuan, Chinese painter
  • Dong Biwu, Chinese communist revolutionary and statesman
  • Dong Fangzhuo, Chinese former professional footballer
  • Dong Abay, poet and a Pinoy rock musician
  • Dong Cheng, military general
  • Dong Wenhua, famous Chinese singer
  • Dong Xian, Han Dynasty politician
  • Dong Haichuan, is regarded as a skillful martial artist and is widely credited to be the founder of Baguazhang
  • Dong Jue, official and military general of the state of Shu Han
  • Dong Zhao, official of the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period of China
  • Dong Yun, official of the state of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period of China
  • Dong Puno, Ricardo "Dong" Puno Jr
  • Dong Keun Park, South Korean Grandmaster of taekwondo
  • Dong Jiong, Chinese badminton player
  • Dong Zhaozhi, left handed male Chinese foil fencer
  • Dong Cheng Wei, Taiwanese rock band
  • Dongyu Zhou in Shan zha shu zhi lian as Actress
  • Dong-wook Kim in Go-hyang-i: Jook-eum-eul Bo-neun Doo Gae-eui Noon as Actor
  • Dong-xue Li in Zhao shi gu er as Actor
  • Dong An is the composer of movie Hands in the Hair
  • Dong Liu, from 1990 action, crime movie Hei se zou lang, who characterized Director Liu.

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