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

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Origin and Meaning of Ngan

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Massachusetts, United States, the name Ngan is of Vietnamese origin and means "Gold,silver or money".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Ngan means "Color (radical)" and is of Chinese origin.
  • According to a user from Missouri, United States, the name Ngan is of Vietnamese origin and means "Money".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Ngan means "Gold, silver, or money" and is of Vietnamese origin.
  • A submission from Vietnam says the name Ngan means "Money" and is of Vietnamese origin.

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Notable Persons Named Ngan

Ngan was born in 1903. He left this life in 2001.


Ngan Lok Fung is a soccer player for the Kitchee SC, Hong Kong Pegasus FC, Southern District FC, Hong Kong national under-20 football team, and Hong Kong national football team. Ngan was born on January 26th, 1993 in Hong Kong. Ngan is also known as 顏樂楓 (Chinese).


She holds the title Woman International Master(WIM) (2001) and FIDE titles. Ngan was born on February 24th, 1974.


Ngan Kam-chuen is a Member of the Provisional Legislative Council, Member of the Legislative Council, Member of theProvisional Legislative Council, and Member of theLegislative Council. Ngan was born on December 12th, 1947 in Hong Kong.


Ngan Cheuk Pan is a sports team member for the Kitchee SC.


Ngan Chuck Ban is a sports team member for the Kitchee SC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ngan

Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân is a Deputy Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam, Member of the Politburo, Deputy Chairwoman of theNational Assembly of Vietnam, and Member of thePolitburo. Nguyễn was born on April 12th, 1954 in Bến Tre Province.


Nguyễn Ngọc Ngạn is a short story, novel, and drama writer, teacher, and master of ceremonies. Nguyễn was born Nguyễn Ngọc Ngạn on March 9th, 1945 in Sơn Tây (Hanoi).


Jaclyn Ngan is an actor and actress. She has been prominent since 2007.


His ongoing career started in 1980. Johnny was born on April 7th, 1949 in Hong Kong. Johnny is also known as 積少 (Young Master Jack) and Antony Ngan.


Pham was born in 1939.


Christian Ngan is a founder & ceo and madlyn cazalis group. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. Christian was born on December 23rd, 1983 in Douala.


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Popularity of Ngan as a last name

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Common last names for Ngan

  • Wong
  • Lee
  • Nguyen
  • Chan
  • Yee
  • Tran
  • Ng
  • Kwan
  • Dinh

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ngan U.S.
  White 1.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ngan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ngan

  • How Popular is the name Ngan? Ngan is the 25,962nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ngan was the 27,804th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ngan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 214 babies born with the first name Ngan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ngan 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 Ngan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Ngan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ngan is Monday, January 20th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Ngan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ngan was in 1991 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Ngan Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ngan is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Ngan: Your name in reverse order is Nagn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gnan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ngan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 864 people with the last name Ngan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ngan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ngan as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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