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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Hieu

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Vietnamese
  • Meaning: Pious, understanding
  • #11597 All Time
Girls
Boys
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7k Huey
2k Huy
< 1k Hoy

How popular is the name "Hieu" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 5 0 5
1979 11 0 11
1980 13 0 13
1981 19 0 19
1982 28 5 23
1983 30 0 30
1984 47 9 38
1985 45 8 37
1986 29 0 29
1987 32 0 32
1988 38 6 32
1989 33 0 33
1990 19 0 19
1991 26 0 26
1992 38 0 38
1993 33 0 33
1994 31 0 31
1995 21 0 21
1996 19 0 19
1997 29 0 29
1998 13 0 13
1999 24 0 24
2000 19 0 19
2001 20 0 20
2002 13 0 13
2003 20 0 20
2004 11 0 11
2005 13 0 13
2006 16 0 16
2007 11 0 11
2008 16 0 16
2009 16 0 16
2010 9 0 9
2011 16 0 16
2012 9 0 9
2013 5 0 5
2014 16 0 16

Want to know about the populiarty of Hieu? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 793 babies born with the name Hieu in the United States. That's more than enough Hieus to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Hieu" was in 1984 with a total of 38 babies.

According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Hieu" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of only 47 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Hieu popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Hieu in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Hieu" mean? The list below shows the origins of Hieu as well as things modernly associated with the name Hieu such as celebrities named Hieu.

Vietnamese

Origin and Meaning of Hieu

The name "Hieu" is of Vietnamese origin, and it means "Pious, understanding". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

H is for hand, that you always give.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

U is for unique, your love of life.

Your name in reverse order is "Ueih". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iheu". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Hieu born Apr 24, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mexico approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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