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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Hwee

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Alt. Meaning

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hwee

Koh Boon Hwee is a chairman, yeo hiap seng, and far east orchard.


Leonard Khang Hwee Tan is an entrepreneur, ceo of purpleclick media pte ltd, and singapore. Leonard was given the name Leonard Tan Khang Hwee on August 3rd, 1978. Leonard is also known as Tan Khang Hwee and Chen Kanghui.


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Popularity of Hwee as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hwee U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.17% 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 Hwee

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

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Fun Facts about the name Hwee

  • How Popular is the name Hwee? As a last name Hwee was the 77,522nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Hwee? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hwee was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Hwee: Your name in reverse order is Eewh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ehew. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hwee? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 247 people with the last name Hwee.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hwee? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hwee as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Hwees Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Hwee born Jan 4, 2009

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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