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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Huong

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Sino-Vietnamese word from 香 (“fragrant”)

Notable Persons Named Huong

Hương was given the name Nguyễn Thị Hương Thủy on August 20th, 1974 in Long Hồ District. Hương is also known as Huong Thuy.


Hương was born on May 9th, 1956.


Huong was born in 1971.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Huong

Dương Thu Hương is an author. They have had major accomplishments since 1985. Dương was born Dương Thu Hương in Thái Bình.


Hồ Quỳnh Hương is a pop music musician. Hồ was born Hồ Quỳnh Hương on October 16th, 1980 in Hạ Long.


They hold the title Hoa hậu Hoàn vũ Việt Nam 2015(Miss Universe Vietnam 2015) and Miss Universe Vietnam. Phạm was born Phạm Thị Hương on September 4th, 1991 in Haiphong.


They hold the title Miss Earth 2010, Miss Universe 2012, Miss World Vietnamese 2010, (Winner), (Top 14), (Unplaced), and Miss Vietnam World. Lưu was born Lưu Thị Diễm Hương on August 30th, 1990 in Ho Chi Minh City.


Genevieve Woo Marn Huong is a corporate communication, news presenter, broadcast journalism, film producer, jewelry design, corporate communications, newsreader, broadcast journalist, and jewellery designer. Genevieve was born on August 3rd, 1969 in Singapore.


Trần was born on October 13th, 1998 in Phú Thọ.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 26 26 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 21 21 0
1979 22 22 0
1980 35 35 0
1981 34 34 0
1982 51 51 0
1983 47 47 0
1984 45 45 0
1985 40 40 0
1986 34 34 0
1987 24 24 0
1988 26 26 0
1989 8 8 0
1990 23 23 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 12 12 0
1994 13 13 0
1995 13 13 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 9 9 0
2002 6 6 0
2004 6 6 0
2011 5 5 0

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Popularity of Huong as a last name

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Common last names for Huong

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Le
  • Pham
  • Luu
  • Ly
  • Huynh
  • Hoang

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Huong U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 98.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Huong

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

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Fun Facts about the name Huong

  • How Popular is the name Huong? Huong is the 14,911th most popular name of all time. As a last name Huong was the 73,911th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Huong have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 578 babies born with the first name Huong in the United States. That's more than enough people named Huong 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 Huong? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 26 new born babies.
  • When was Huong first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Huong is Saturday, January 7th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Huong born? The highest recorded use of the first name Huong was in 1982 with a total of 51 babies.
  • Random Huong Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Huong is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Huong: Your name in reverse order is Gnouh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uongh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Huong? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 262 people with the last name Huong.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Huong? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Huong as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m 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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