When Deborah Ann Young was born in 1856, in Hastings, Percy Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, her father, Nelson Gilbert Young, was 25 and her mother, Eleanor Rebecca Huyck, was 18. She married Israel Isaiah James Tripp on 10 September 1876, in Trent Port, Hastings, Upper Canada, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hastings, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 30 October 1929, in Wellington, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 73.
English, Scottish, and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English yong ‘young’ (Old English geong), used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge. In Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland this was widely used as an English equivalent of the Gaelic nickname Og ‘young’; see Ogg . This surname is also very common among African Americans.
Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘young’ or similar, notably German Jung , Dutch Jong and De Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .
Americanized form of Swedish Ljung: topographic or an ornamental name from ljung ‘(field of) heather’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Ljungby.