Jung

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From German Jung

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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)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Jung

  1. A Korean surname​.

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.

Noun[edit]

Jung m (genitive Jungs (avoided), 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.

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.

Proper noun[edit]

Jung ? (genitive Jung)

  1. A common surname​.

Further reading[edit]

  • Jung in Duden online