Meaning and Origin of: Bang

Family name origins & meanings

  • Korean : variant of Pang.
  • Norwegian : habitational name for someone who lived at a farm named Bang, from bank ‘flat hill-top’, ‘terrace’.
  • Danish : from Old Danish bang ‘noise’, hence a nickname for a loud or brash person.
  • German : nickname for a timid person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German bang ‘fearful’, ‘nervous’.