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Origin of the name YANG.
Etymology of the name YANG.
Meaning of the baby name YANG.


YANG.  Chinese name meaning "the sun," from () yang2 1600b "the male principle; the sun." (A Mandarin-Romanized Dictionary of Chinese, MacGillivray, 1921). 

... Wang Yang-ming was born in the eighth year of the reign of Emperor Ch'eng Hua, in the ninth month and the thirtieth day, having been carried by his mother for fourteen months.  His father's mother, named Ts'en, in a dream saw a spiritman clothed in dark red silk decorated with precious stones, playing and drumming in the clouds as he brought the child.  When she awoke the child was already crying.  His grandfather accordingly called him Yün (cloud) and the neighbors called the place Auspicious Cloud Loft... (The Philosophy of Wang Yang-ming, Henke, 1916)


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