When Karen Marie Young was born on 4 July 1944, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, her father, Paul Andrew Young, was 21 and her mother, Myrth Mecham, was 15. She died on 11 November 1944, in Fruitland, Duchesne, Utah, United States, at the age of 0, and was buried in Fruitland, Duchesne, Utah, United States.
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.
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