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Phi

First Name
519
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
481
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Phi

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  1. The 21st letter of the Greek alphabet

Notable Persons Named Phi

Phi Nhung is a singer, occasional actress, singing, actor, and occasionalactress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to present. Phi was given the name Phi Nhung Pham on April 10th, 1972 in Pleiku.

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Phí Minh Long is a soccer player for the Hà Nội T&T F.C., Vietnam national under-19 football team, and Vietnam national under-23 football team. Phí was born on February 11th, 1995 in Hà Tây Province.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Phi

Học was born on February 11th, 1913 in Tiên Lữ District. Học is also known as Chu Văn Tập. They passed away on May 6th, 2014.

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Nguyễn Trọng Phi is an athlete for the Hùng Vương An Giang F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1979 10 0 10
1980 10 0 10
1981 23 5 18
1982 22 6 16
1983 21 5 16
1984 21 5 16
1985 13 0 13
1986 23 0 23
1987 23 0 23
1988 17 0 17
1989 17 5 12
1990 25 6 19
1991 25 0 25
1992 26 0 26
1993 16 0 16
1994 20 0 20
1995 8 0 8
1996 26 8 18
1997 16 0 16
1998 6 0 6
1999 17 0 17
2000 10 0 10
2001 8 0 8
2002 12 0 12
2003 13 0 13
2004 9 0 9
2005 10 0 10
2006 9 0 9
2007 8 0 8
2008 11 0 11
2009 14 5 9
2010 5 0 5
2012 5 0 5
2015 10 0 10

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Popularity of Phi as a last name

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Common last names for Phi

  • Nguyen
  • Tran

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Phi U.S.
  White 6.65% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 85.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Phi

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

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Fun Facts about the name Phi

  • How Popular is the name Phi? Phi is the 15,694th most popular name of all time. As a last name Phi was the 44,653rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Phi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 519 babies born with the first name Phi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Phi 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 Phi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Phi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Phi is Wednesday, December 12th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Phi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Phi was in 1992 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Phi Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Phi is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Phi: Your name in reverse order is Ihp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pih. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Phi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 481 people with the last name Phi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Phi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Phi as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.