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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Phong

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  • A submission from Ireland says the name Phong means "Wind" and is of Unknown origin.
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Wiktionary

Sino-Vietnamese word from

  1. maple

Sino-Vietnamese word from

  1. package, bundle

    Notable Persons Named Phong

    C-A is a hip hop rapping and songwriter. His career lasted from 2001 to 2001. C-A was given the name Phong Nguyen on January 21st, 1986 in Toronto. C-A is also known as Akenz and Chuckie (stage name).

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    Phong was born on September 17th, 1964.

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    Phong was born in 1937 in Hà Tây Province. They passed away on August 20th, 2010.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Phong

    Goh Choon Phong is a chief executive officer of singapore airlines, ceo of singapore airlines cargo, chairman of silkair, chief executive officer, singapore airlines cargo, silkair, chief executive officerofsingapore airlines, ceo ofsingapore airlines cargo, and chairman ofsi. Goh was born in Singapore.

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    Bùi Tường Phong is a scientist in the field of computer science. Bùi was born on December 14th, 1942 in Hanoi, French Indochina.

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    He was most prominent from 1931 to 1936. Lê was born on September 6th, 1902 in Nghệ An Province. He breathed his last breath on September 2nd, 1942.

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    Nguyễn Vũ Phong is an athlete for the SHB Đà Nẵng F.C., Becamex Bình Dương F.C., Vietnam national under-23 football team, and Vietnam national football team. Nguyễn was born on February 6th, 1985 in Vĩnh Long.

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    Tòng Thị Phóng 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. Tòng was born on February 10th, 1954 in Sơn La Province.

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    Đào Văn Phong is a soccer player for the Thanh Hóa F.C. (1962), Khatoco Khánh Hòa F.C., Hải Phòng F.C., and Vietnam national football team. Đào was born on June 6th, 1985 in Vietnam.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1975 7 0 7
    1976 9 0 9
    1977 5 0 5
    1978 8 0 8
    1979 20 0 20
    1980 34 0 34
    1981 41 0 41
    1982 49 0 49
    1983 45 0 45
    1984 51 0 51
    1985 54 5 49
    1986 38 0 38
    1987 41 0 41
    1988 49 0 49
    1989 30 0 30
    1990 34 0 34
    1991 43 0 43
    1992 47 0 47
    1993 35 0 35
    1994 23 0 23
    1995 29 0 29
    1996 24 0 24
    1997 17 0 17
    1998 16 0 16
    1999 14 0 14
    2000 12 0 12
    2001 11 0 11
    2002 21 0 21
    2003 19 0 19
    2004 12 0 12
    2005 8 0 8
    2006 12 0 12
    2007 8 0 8
    2008 9 0 9
    2009 12 0 12
    2010 5 0 5
    2011 6 0 6
    2012 20 0 20
    2013 10 0 10
    2014 11 0 11
    2015 6 0 6
    2016 8 0 8
    2017 11 0 11

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    Popularity of Phong as a first name

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    Popularity of Phong as a last name

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    Common last names for Phong

    • Nguyen
    • Tran
    • Lam
    • Ho
    • Pham

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Phong U.S.
      White 2.26% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 93.21% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 3.25% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 1.27% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Phong

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

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    Fun Facts about the name Phong

    • How Popular is the name Phong? Phong is the 10,818th most popular name of all time. As a last name Phong was the 32,524th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Phong have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 964 babies born with the first name Phong in the United States. That's more than enough people named Phong to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Phong? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
    • When was Phong first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Phong is Monday, May 13th, 1895.
    • What year had the most people named Phong born? The highest recorded use of the first name Phong was in 1984 with a total of 51 babies.
    • Random Phong Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Phong is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 1988.
    • Weird things about the name Phong: Your name in reverse order is Gnohp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nogph. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Phong? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 707 people with the last name Phong.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Phong? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Phong as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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