Phuong

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Phuong

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Phuong is of Vietnamese origin and means "Phoenix".
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Phuong is of English origin and means "Intelligent girl".

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Wiktionary

Sino-Vietnamese word from

  1. way, direction, means, method

Notable Persons Named Phuong

Phuong Ngo is a businessperson and politician.

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Phương Mai is royalty. They hold the title Dowager Duchess of Addis Abeba and Dowager Marchioness of Sabotino. Phương was born as the child of Bảo Đại and Nam Phương on August 1st, 1937.

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Phương Vy is a singing. They were most active from 2007 to present. Phương was given the name Nguyễn Ngọc Phương Vy on August 27th, 1987.

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Phương Liên is royalty. She holds the title Princess of Vietnam. Phương was born as the child of Bảo Đại and Nam Phương on November 3rd, 1938 in Da Lat.

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Phương Thanh is a pop music musician. Phương was given the name Bùi Thị Phương Thanh on April 27th, 1973.

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Phuong Soksana is a soccer player for the National Defense Ministry FC, Cambodia national under-23 football team, and Cambodia national football team. Phuong was born on March 2nd, 1992 in Phnom Penh.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Phuong

Nguyễn Công Phượng is a soccer player for the Mito HollyHock, Hoàng Anh Gia Lai F.C., Hoang Anh Gia Lai – Arsenal JMG Academy, Vietnam national under-19 football team, Vietnam national under-23 football team, and Vietnam national football team. Nguyễn was born on January 21st, 1995 in Đô Lương District.

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Nam Phương was royalty. They hold the title Empress of Vietnam. Nam was born on December 14th, 1914 in Gò Công. They breathed their last breath on September 16th, 1963.

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Thai Phương is royalty. She holds the title Princess of Vietnam and Princess ofVietnam. Thai was born on April 30th, 1946 in France.

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Elvis was born in 1945.

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Ha was born on March 31st, 1972.

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Lam Phương is a popular music of vietnam musician. Lam was given the name Lâm Đình Phùng on March 20th, 1937 in Rạch Giá.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 9 9 0
1976 14 14 0
1977 28 23 5
1978 23 15 8
1979 47 30 17
1980 72 49 23
1981 95 66 29
1982 108 87 21
1983 98 69 29
1984 104 83 21
1985 72 57 15
1986 50 31 19
1987 61 49 12
1988 49 36 13
1989 54 42 12
1990 46 37 9
1991 61 41 20
1992 52 40 12
1993 42 31 11
1994 35 35 0
1995 26 26 0
1996 22 22 0
1997 19 13 6
1998 9 9 0
1999 18 18 0
2000 16 16 0
2001 6 6 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 11 11 0
2005 8 8 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 9 9 0
2009 6 6 0
2010 5 5 0
2011 8 8 0
2013 5 5 0

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Popularity of Phuong as a first name

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Popularity of Phuong as a last name

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Common last names for Phuong

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Le
  • Pham
  • Hoang
  • Duong
  • Ngo
  • Vu
  • Quach

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Phuong U.S.
  White 0.81% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Phuong

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

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Fun Facts about the name Phuong

  • How Popular is the name Phuong? Phuong is the 8,885th most popular name of all time. As a last name Phuong was the 19,834th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Phuong have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,315 babies born with the first name Phuong in the United States. That's more than enough people named Phuong to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Phuong? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Phuong first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Phuong is Friday, June 2nd, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Phuong born? The highest recorded use of the first name Phuong was in 1982 with a total of 87 babies.
  • Random Phuong Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Phuong is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Phuong: Your name in reverse order is Gnouhp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hgupno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Phuong? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,355 people with the last name Phuong.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Phuong? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Phuong as their last name since less than 1 person in 217k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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