Le

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From French le.

le was also found in the following language(s): Breton, Dalmatian, Danish, French, Friulian, Galician, Hungarian, Ido, Interlingua, Irish, Italian, Lojban, Maltese, Mandarin, Meriam, Middle French, Neapolitan, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Novial, Old French, Romanian, Samoan, Scottish Gaelic, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tarantino, Turkish, Welsh, Xhosa, and Zulu

Notable Persons Named Le

Le Corbusier was an architect. Le was born on October 6th, 1887 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. He breathed his last breath on August 27th, 1965.

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Le Chiffre is a fictional character.

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LE is a rapping, singing, songwriter, rapper, and singer. LE was given the name Ahn Hyo-jin on December 10th, 1991 in Cheonan.

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Lê Đức Thọ was a Head of the Central Organizing Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Member of the Secretariat, Member of the Politburo, Head of theCentral Organizing Committeeof theCommunist Party of Vietnam, Member of theSecretariat, and Member of thePolitburo. Lê was given the name Phan Đình Khải on October 14th, 1911 in Hà Nam Province. He passed away on October 13th, 1990.

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Lê Duẩn was a General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Secretary of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party, Member of the Politburo, Member of the Secretariat, General Secretaryof theCentral Committeeof theCommunist . Lê was given the name Lê Văn Nhuận on April 7th, 1907 in Quảng Trị Province. He breathed his last breath on July 10th, 1986.

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Tan Le is a technology entrepreneur. co-founder of emotiv. Tan was given the name Lê Thị Thái Tần on May 20th, 1977 in Vietnam.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Le

Cung Le is a martial artist. Cung was born on May 25th, 1972 in Ho Chi Minh City.

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LE is a rapping, singing, songwriter, rapper, and singer. LE was given the name Ahn Hyo-jin on December 10th, 1991 in Cheonan.

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Annie was given the name Annie Marie Le on July 3rd, 1985 in San Jose, California. They died on September 8th, 2009.

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Minh Le is a video game programmer. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Minh is also known as Gooseman.

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Michelle was born in 1984 in San Diego County, California. They left this life on May 27th, 2011.

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Tan Le is a technology entrepreneur. co-founder of emotiv. Tan was given the name Lê Thị Thái Tần on May 20th, 1977 in Vietnam.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 6 0 6
1911 5 0 5
1913 7 0 7
1914 12 0 12
1915 13 0 13
1916 22 7 15
1917 10 0 10
1918 8 0 8
1919 10 0 10
1920 11 0 11
1921 8 0 8
1922 13 0 13
1923 17 5 12
1924 12 0 12
1925 10 0 10
1926 13 0 13
1927 17 6 11
1928 14 0 14
1929 10 0 10
1930 8 0 8
1931 8 0 8
1932 14 7 7
1934 6 6 0
1935 15 7 8
1936 5 0 5
1937 6 0 6
1938 7 7 0
1939 9 0 9
1940 11 0 11
1942 6 0 6
1943 5 5 0
1944 13 6 7
1945 12 6 6
1946 17 11 6
1948 8 0 8
1949 20 11 9
1950 16 6 10
1951 22 14 8
1952 14 5 9
1953 12 7 5
1954 16 10 6
1955 23 13 10
1956 16 9 7
1957 18 11 7
1958 17 17 0
1959 18 12 6
1960 23 23 0
1961 18 18 0
1962 27 22 5
1963 27 20 7
1964 22 14 8
1965 24 17 7
1966 30 22 8
1967 21 15 6
1968 29 20 9
1969 13 13 0
1970 14 14 0
1971 24 16 8
1972 18 11 7
1973 24 15 9
1974 15 10 5
1975 13 7 6
1976 16 7 9
1977 17 7 10
1978 24 17 7
1979 26 15 11
1980 30 25 5
1981 37 29 8
1982 50 35 15
1983 37 29 8
1984 30 18 12
1985 32 20 12
1986 26 11 15
1987 21 15 6
1988 22 9 13
1989 26 13 13
1990 44 25 19
1991 37 19 18
1992 38 26 12
1993 37 21 16
1994 23 11 12
1995 18 10 8
1996 17 10 7
1997 19 13 6
1998 22 11 11
1999 17 0 17
2000 25 9 16
2001 16 7 9
2002 17 5 12
2003 5 0 5
2004 5 5 0
2005 5 5 0
2006 6 6 0
2014 7 0 7

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Popularity of Le as a last name

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Common last names for Le

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Common first names for Le

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Le U.S.
  White 1.49% 64.26%
  African American 0.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 95.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.03% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Le

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

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Fun Facts about the name Le

  • How Popular is the name Le? Le is the 7,666th most popular name of all time. As a last name Le was the 277th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Le have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,654 babies born with the first name Le in the United States. That's more than enough people named Le 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 Le? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Le first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Le is Saturday, February 5th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Le born? The highest recorded use of the first name Le was in 1982 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Le Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Le is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Le: Your name in reverse order is El. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give El. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Le? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 110,967 people with the last name Le.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Le? Le was ranked as the 277th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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