Jung

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from German Jung. Doublet of Young.

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Jung

  1. Jung, a surname of German origin
  2. Carl Jung, Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Transliteration of Korean (jeong).

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Jung

  1. A surname from Korean.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Jung is the 1,486th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 24,026 individuals. Jung is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (67.76%) and White (28.40%) individuals.

German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

The same as Junge with dialectal apocope.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jʊŋ/
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Noun[edit]

Jung m (strong or mixed, genitive (uncommon) Jungs, plural Jungs or Jungen)

  1. (regional, colloquial) Alternative form of Junge (boy, guy)
    Der Jung hat echt was drauf!
    That guy really has some skills.
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Interjection[edit]

Jung

  1. (colloquial) man! come on!
    Jung! Jetz' mach kein' Scheiß und sei ruhig!
    Man! Now shut up and be quiet!

Etymology 2[edit]

From jung (young), originally denoting the younger of two namesakes in a family.

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Jung m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Jungs or (with an article) Jung, feminine genitive Jung, plural Jungs)

  1. a common surname transferred from the nickname
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Further reading[edit]

  • Jung” in Duden online
  • Jung” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Karo Batak Jung.

Proper noun[edit]

Jung

  1. a surname from Karo Batak