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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 11 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Chinese

Meaning: Jade or peaceful

Pronunciation: awng, /ɔŋ/, AO NG

Popularity Rank: #3,815

On this page:

  • 1. Ong Meaning
  • 2. Ong Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Ong
  • 4. Translations of Ong
  • 5. Ong Name Popularity
  • 6. Ong popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Ong
  • 8. Ong Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Ong

Ong Meaning

Derived from Chinese characters meaning 'jade' or 'peaceful'. It is a common surname in Chinese-speaking communities.

Ong also means "Jade or peaceful".

Ong is commonly found in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, and 52 more countries.

Ong Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: awng

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ɔŋ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AO NG

AO: Pronounce as in "thought" (TH AO T)

NG: Pronounce as in "sing" (S IH NG)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Ong

Ong Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Ong is recorded 16,069 times globally, ranking it as the 3,815th most common name worldwide.

Ong is most prevalent in Malaysia, with 9,635 occurrences, making it the 52th most popular name in the country.

In Singapore, the name Ong is found among 1 in every 98 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Ong Popularity by Country

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Malaysia#521 : 207
Singapore#111 : 98
Brunei Darussalam#3401 : 1,479
Hong Kong#4,7681 : 8,159
United States of America#27,4621 : 34,791
France#20,2601 : 33,435
Morocco#17,5561 : 27,711
Indonesia#5041 : 1,373
Saudi Arabia#51,0231 : 90,381
United Kingdom#15,3771 : 19,579
Chile#10,8771 : 22,001
China#2,1011 : 5,602
Oman#16,5141 : 27,227
Philippines#4,1301 : 11,561

List of countries the name Ong is rarely found

Ong popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Ong from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Ong

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