Huy

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
613
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Huy

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Huy is of Vietnamese origin and means "Making your ancestors proud".

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Notable Persons Named Huy

Huy was born in 1962 in Hà Tĩnh Province. Huy is also known as San and Truong Huy (real name).

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Huy was born on May 31st, 1919. They passed away on February 19th, 2005.

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Huy was born on February 23rd, 1934 in Lộc Hà District.

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Huy was born on May 6th, 1912 in Từ Sơn. They passed away on July 25th, 1960.

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Huy was born on January 7th, 1985 in Thanh Hóa Province.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Huy

Jonathan Ke Quan is an actor. He has been prominent since 1984. Jonathan was given the name Quan Kế Huy on August 20th, 1971 in Ho Chi Minh City. Jonathan is also known as Jonathan Ke Huy Quan.

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She was most prominent from 1952 to 1959. Renate was given the name Renate Huy in Ludwigshafen. Renate is also known as Erika Nordin.

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He died in 1150.

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Saint was born in 1158 in Huy, Belgium. She breathed her last breath on January 13th, 1228.

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Wolf-Dietrich was born on August 2nd, 1917 in Freiburg im Breisgau. He breathed his last breath on July 13th, 2003.

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Saint Meingold of Huy was a saint. He passed away in 892.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 13 0 13
1976 11 0 11
1977 16 0 16
1978 24 0 24
1979 23 0 23
1980 50 0 50
1981 73 0 73
1982 82 0 82
1983 78 0 78
1984 66 0 66
1985 62 0 62
1986 55 0 55
1987 56 0 56
1988 43 0 43
1989 57 0 57
1990 48 0 48
1991 54 0 54
1992 53 0 53
1993 48 0 48
1994 45 0 45
1995 43 0 43
1996 42 0 42
1997 49 0 49
1998 37 0 37
1999 42 0 42
2000 26 0 26
2001 33 0 33
2002 42 0 42
2003 33 0 33
2004 25 0 25
2005 39 0 39
2006 36 0 36
2007 20 0 20
2008 25 0 25
2009 30 0 30
2010 20 0 20
2011 27 0 27
2012 18 0 18
2013 18 0 18
2014 23 0 23
2015 21 0 21
2016 7 0 7
2017 14 0 14

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Popularity of Huy as a first name

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Popularity of Huy as a last name

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Common last names for Huy

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Common first names for Huy

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Huy U.S.
  White 37.03% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 57.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Huy

People with the last name Huy are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Huy

  • How Popular is the name Huy? Huy is the 7,741st most popular name of all time. As a last name Huy was the 36,477th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Huy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,627 babies born with the first name Huy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Huy to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Huy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Huy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Huy is Monday, August 17th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Huy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Huy was in 1982 with a total of 82 babies.
  • Random Huy Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Huy is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Huy: Your name in reverse order is Yuh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yhu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Huy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 613 people with the last name Huy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Huy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Huy as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k 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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