First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yug

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Maryland, U.S. says the name Yug is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Centuries".
  2. According to a user from India, the name Yug is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Long aged".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
Any one of the four ages, Krita, or Satya Treta Dwapara, and Kali, into which the Hindoos divide the duration or existence of the world.

Etymology: Skr. yuga an age, a yoke. See Yoke

  1. Archaic form of yuga (any of the religious ages in Hinduism).

Fun Facts about the name Yug

  • How Popular is the name Yug? Yug is the 18,980th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yug have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 407 babies born with the first name Yug in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yug to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yug? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Yug born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yug was in 2016 with a total of 48 babies.
  • Random Yug Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yug is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New Jersey have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Yug: The name spelled backwards is Guy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yug. How do you pronounce that?
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