Yin name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Chinese
Meaning: Silver
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What does Yin mean?

Infrequent unisex name Yin means "Silver" is originated from Chinese.

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Variants of Yin


Names that rhyme with Yin

How popular is the name Yin?

Yin is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales still in use today. Yin is a rare baby name in United States there is very thin chances of it still being given.

However things change on global perspective, Yin is extremely popular in China where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in Myanmar. Also the baby name is popular in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Cambodia and Singapore.

At least, 1530000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our research.

[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Yin in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Yin?

You are always being straight. You are a walking inspiration with an amazing aura. Open your mind to new opinion and widen your perspective. If you do things that require passion and courage, your heart grows. You are a great person with no need of self-doubt. You lack passion and wilderness. You are an inspirational person who respects the rules and social restrictions. Focus on inner peace, balance, harmony, helping those in need, kindness, and love.

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Famous people named Yin

  • Yin Chengzong, Chinese pianist and composer
  • Yin Hao, Jin Dynasty politician
  • Yin Yuying, was briefly an empress of the Chinese dynasty Liu Song
  • Yin Jian, double Olympic medal winning Chinese sailor
  • Yin Lili, female Chinese middle distance runner
  • Yin Zheng, Han Chinese pianist from Shanghai
  • Yin Zizhong, popular Chinese musician during the New Culture Movement of the 1910s and 1920s
  • Yin Shun, well-known Buddhist monk and scholar
  • Yin Lihua, empress during the Eastern Han Dynasty
  • Yin Fu, Baguazhang disciple of Dong Haichuan responsible for the creation of the Yin Style Baguazhang
  • Yin Ju-keng, politician in the early Republic of China
  • Yin Chang, American actress
  • Yinoelle Col√≥n in La Fiebre 2 as Actress
  • Ying Huang in Madame Butterfly as Actress
  • Ying Qu in Chin gei bin 2: Fa tou tai kam as Actress
  • In 1969, Yin Fang portrayed the role of Su Hsiu-Lan in mystery film Lie ren.
  • Yin Ying played pivotal role of N in 1937 comedy and drama flick Shi zi jie tou.
  • Yin Chu portrayed important character of N in 1964 comedy flick Ba shi xiao jie.
  • Yin Wang, from 1991 comedy movie Bao bei xiao tou yu dao dao, who portrayed N.
  • Yin Liang portrayed crucial character of Wang Qingshan in 1984 drama movie Tiao dong de huo yan.
  • Yin Hung Wan, from 1994 film San chat kam chat jung chat sik long, who played N.
  • In 2000, Yin Chun Chu portrayed the role of N in horror and mystery flick Wang shang guai tan.
  • In 1959, Yin Chiang played the role of Jenny in drama movie Yu wang.
  • In 1973, Yin Ling played the role of Hsiao Yen in thriller film Nu wang feng.
  • Yin Cheung Joh portrayed pivotal role of N in 1985 comedy and drama film Oi san yat ho.
  • In 1974, Yin Ku played the role of N in action, adventure movie Guangdong hao han.


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
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