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< 1k
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since 1880

Hieu

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Vietnamese
  • Meaning: Pious, understanding
  • #11709 All Time
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2k Huy
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How popular is the baby 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
2015 10 0 10

Want to know about the popularity of the Hieu baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 803 babies born with the name Hieu in the United States. That's more than enough Hieus to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011). 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 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Hieu" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 13 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Hieu popular?

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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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Hieu

Hieu 201 Liberty University
Hieu Hien
Hieu Ho Md
Hieu Minh Blog
Hieu Minh Ngo
Hieu Minh Nguyen
Hieu Ve Trai Tim
Hieu Nguyen
Hieu Tran

Alternative Meanings

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

I is for ideals, no higher!

E is for elegant, born within you.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

Your name in reverse order is "Ueih". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Euhi". 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 Jun 1, 1985

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 825. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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