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since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hoa

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  • A submission from Kansas, United States says the name Hoa means "FLower" and is of Vietnamese origin.

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hoa was also found in the following language(s): Norwegian Nynorsk, Rapa Nui, Tahitian, and Vietnamese

Notable Persons Named Hoa

He died in 1360.


She has been prominent since 1994.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hoa

Hiệp Hòa is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of Vietnam.


Truong was born on May 8th, 1945.


Duong was born in 1930. They passed away in 2006.


Nguyễn was born on November 10th, 1987 in Long An Province.


Hồ Đức Hoà is a community organizer. Hồ was born in 1974.


Châu Phong Hòa is a soccer player for the Becamex Bình Dương F.C., Đồng Tháp FC, Vissai Ninh BìnhF.C., Vietnam national under-19 football team, Vietnam national under-23 football team, and Vietnam national football team. Châu was born on August 14th, 1985 in Đồng Tháp Province.


How popular is the baby name Hoa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 5 5 0
1976 5 5 0
1978 10 5 5
1979 20 14 6
1980 30 16 14
1981 41 20 21
1982 48 27 21
1983 41 26 15
1984 28 16 12
1985 37 24 13
1986 30 15 15
1987 23 16 7
1988 27 14 13
1989 15 8 7
1990 25 10 15
1991 20 8 12
1992 29 14 15
1993 24 8 16
1994 8 8 0
1995 12 5 7
1996 20 6 14
1997 5 0 5
1999 6 0 6
2000 8 0 8
2001 5 0 5
2003 5 0 5
2004 5 0 5

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Popularity of Hoa as a last name

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Common last names for Hoa

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Le
  • Huynh
  • Lam
  • Pham
  • Ly
  • Truong
  • Ngo
  • Phan
  • Vu
  • Duong
  • Dang
  • Hoang
  • Bui

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hoa U.S.
  White 5.64% 64.26%
  African American 4.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 85.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hoa

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

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Fun Facts about the name Hoa

  • How Popular is the name Hoa? Hoa is the 15,691st most popular name of all time. As a last name Hoa was the 62,714th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hoa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 532 babies born with the first name Hoa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hoa 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 Hoa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hoa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hoa is Saturday, March 2nd, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Hoa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hoa was in 1982 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Hoa Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hoa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Hoa: Your name in reverse order is Aoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hoa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 319 people with the last name Hoa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hoa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hoa as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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