There are multiple origins and translations for the name Yang:
1. Chinese name (陽) - "sun, positive, overt, belonging to this world, concerned with living things, open" or of (羊) - "sheep, ram" or of (样) - "kind; style".
2. The light side of the Yin-Yang [yīnyáng] symbol.
3. Old English name-forming - "young".
4. Korean name (양) - "quantity, amount, volume".
May also refer to Yang (feminine name ).