Common First Names For Zhang
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Meaning & Origins

Chinese 张: the origin of this name goes back 4500 years to a grandson of the legendary emperor Huang Di (2697–2595 BC), surnamed Hui. Hui invented bows and arrows, and was put in charge of their production. In honor of his deeds, he was given as surname the character pronounced Zhang, which is composed of the symbols for ‘bow’ and ‘long’, meaning ‘to stretch open a bow’. Zhang has now become one of the most common names in China.
593rd in the U.S.

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Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
72,094
to be exact
California
has the most people named Zhang per capita

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