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

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International Interest

Sino-Vietnamese word from

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kiet

Võ Văn Kiệt was a Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Chairmanof theCouncil of Ministers, (acting), Deputy Prime Minister, and Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam. He was most prominent from 1992 to 1997. Võ was born on November 23rd, 1922 in Cochinchina. He breathed his last breath on June 11th, 2008.


Nguyễn Văn Kiệt is a military person.


Joseph was born on September 4th, 1952 in Lạng Sơn Province.


Trần Thế Kiệt is an athlete for the Sanna Khánh Hòa BVN F.C.


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Common last names for Kiet

  • Nguyen
  • Tran

Fun Facts about the name Kiet

  • How Popular is the name Kiet? Kiet is the 20,601st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kiet have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 334 babies born with the first name Kiet in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kiet 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 Kiet? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Kiet first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kiet is Saturday, October 8th, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Kiet born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kiet was in 1994 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Kiet Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kiet is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Kiet: Your name in reverse order is Teik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iket. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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