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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Giang

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  • A submission from Italy says the name Giang means "River" and is of Vietnamese origin.
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Sino-Vietnamese word from 江, from Middle Chinese (kæwng)

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male or female given name

Notable Persons Named Giang

She holds the title Woman FIDE Master(WFM) (2012) and FIDE titles. Giang was born on October 2nd, 1985 in Hanoi. Giang is also known as Nguyễn Thu Giang.


Giang was born in Ho Chi Minh City.


Giang Trần Quách Tân is a soccer player for the SHB Đà Nẵng F.C. and Vietnam national under-23 football team. Giang was born on March 8th, 1992 in Da Nang.


Giang was born on January 23rd, 1930 in Hanoi. She died on August 20th, 2011.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Giang

Chau Giang is a poker player.


They hold the title Miss Grandslam Asia 2009, Miss Vietnam Global 2009, Miss Vietnam 2006, Miss Hai Duong 2006, Miss World 2009(Top 16), Miss Vietnam Global 2009 (2nd runner up), Miss Vietnam 2006(Top 10), Miss Hai Duong 2006 (winner), and Miss World 2009. Trần was born Trần Thị Hương Giang in 1987 in Hải Dương. Trần is also known as Hương Giang.


Trà was born in 1941.


Patrik Le Giang is a soccer player for the MŠK Žilina, FTC Fiľakovo, MFK Zemplín Michalovce, Slovakia national under-19 football team, and Slovakia national under-21 football team. Patrik was born on September 8th, 1992 in Lučenec.


Emil Le Giang is a soccer player for the FK Iskra Borčice, FTC Fiľakovo, FC Nürnberg II, MŠK Žilina, MFK Zemplín Michalovce, MŠK Rimavská Sobota, MFK Karviná, FC Nitra, ŠK Javorník Makov, and Slovakia national under-17 football team. Emil was born on February 26th, 1991 in Lučenec.


Nguyễn Thành Long Giang is a soccer player for the Đồng Nai F.C., Tiền Giang F.C., Hà Nội T&T F.C., Navibank Sài Gòn F.C., Xuân Thành Sài Gòn F.C., Vietnam national under-23 football team, and Vietnam national football team. Nguyễn was born on September 6th, 1988 in Gò Công.


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Popularity of Giang as a last name

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Common last names for Giang

  • Nguyen
  • Tran

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Giang U.S.
  White 0.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.08% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Giang

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

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Fun Facts about the name Giang

  • How Popular is the name Giang? Giang is the 40,915th most popular name of all time. As a last name Giang was the 10,947th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Giang have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 75 babies born with the first name Giang in the United States. That's more than enough people named Giang to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Giang? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Giang first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Giang is Tuesday, July 2nd, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Giang born? The highest recorded use of the first name Giang was in 1982 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Giang: Your name in reverse order is Gnaig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Agnig. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Giang? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,909 people with the last name Giang.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Giang? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Giang as their last name since less than 1 person in 101k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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