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

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Origin and Meaning of Hye

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International Interest
Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun and verb Hye
See Hie.

hye was also found in the following language(s): Yola

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hye

Zia is a singing and singer. Zia was given the name Baek Ji Hye on July 21st, 1986 in Seoul.


Mohammad was born on October 31st, 1914 in Singapore.


Abdur was born on December 17th, 1919 in Hyderabad, Hyderabad State. Abdur is also known as Hye and Abdur Rahman. He passed away on September 18th, 2008.


Cho Min Hye is a musician. She plays Vocals. Cho was born on February 7th, 1987.


Hasnat Abdul Hye is a writer and novelist. Hasnat was born in 1939 in Calcutta, British India.


Louise was born on March 8th, 1810 in Charenton-le-Pont. She left this life on November 17th, 1838.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Hye as a last name

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Common last names for Hye

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  • Lee

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hye U.S.
  White 34.85% 64.26%
  African American 33.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 25.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hye

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

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Fun Facts about the name Hye

  • How Popular is the name Hye? Hye is the 41,351st most popular name of all time. As a last name Hye was the 64,721st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hye have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 73 babies born with the first name Hye in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hye 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 Hye? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hye first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hye is Wednesday, October 27th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Hye born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hye was in 1993 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Hye Factoid: According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hye is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1964.
  • Weird things about the name Hye: Your name in reverse order is Eyh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hye? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 307 people with the last name Hye.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hye? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hye as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.