First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chhum

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Alt. Meaning

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Chhum

Say Chhum is a President of the Senate and List of Presidents of the Senate of Cambodia.


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Popularity of Chhum as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chhum U.S.
  White 2.68% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 93.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chhum

People with the last name Chhum are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Chhum

  • How Popular is the name Chhum? As a last name Chhum was the 60,045th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Chhum first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Chhum is Wednesday, March 7th, 1917.
  • How unique is the name Chhum? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Chhum. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Chhum: Your name in reverse order is Muhhc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Umhch. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chhum? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 336 people with the last name Chhum.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chhum? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Chhum as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Chhums Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Chhum born Feb 4, 1946

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 New Guinea approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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