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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Thuy

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Thuy means "Rain down upon the heavens".
  • A user from United States says the name Thuy is of Vietnamese origin and means "Nice".
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International Interest

Sino-Vietnamese word from

  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Thuy

Thuy Trang was an actress and actor. Her career lasted from 1993 to 1993. Thuy was born on December 14th, 1973 in Ho Chi Minh City. She died on September 3rd, 2001.


Thuy was born on August 23rd, 1973 in Ho Chi Minh City.


Thuy Vu is a broadcast journalist. Thuy was born in Vietnam.


Thùy Chi is a pop music musician. She plays Vocals. Thùy was given the name Trần Thùy Chi on May 4th, 1990 in Hải Dương. Thùy is also known as Trần Thùy Chi.


She passed away in 88.


Thuy was born in 1975.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Thuy

Bebe Phạm is an actor, model (people), actress, and fashion model. Bebe was given the name Phạm Thị Thúy on April 3rd, 1983 in Biên Hòa.


Kim was born on September 18th, 1968.


lê thị diễm thúy is a writer. lê was given the name Lê Thị Diễm Thúy on January 12th, 1972 in Phan Thiết, South Vietnam.


Mai was born on August 6th, 1988 in Hanoi.


Hương was given the name Nguyễn Thị Hương Thủy on August 20th, 1974 in Long Hồ District. Hương is also known as Huong Thuy.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 6 6 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 33 33 0
1978 37 37 0
1979 32 32 0
1980 45 45 0
1981 87 87 0
1982 99 92 7
1983 93 93 0
1984 87 82 5
1985 57 52 5
1986 48 48 0
1987 48 48 0
1988 40 40 0
1989 41 41 0
1990 37 37 0
1991 44 44 0
1992 29 29 0
1993 24 24 0
1994 27 27 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 23 23 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 10 10 0
2003 11 11 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 6 6 0
2006 8 8 0
2008 5 5 0
2015 5 5 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Thuy

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Thuy as a first name

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Popularity of Thuy as a last name

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Common last names for Thuy

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Le
  • Pham
  • Ngo
  • Lam

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thuy U.S.
  White 9.33% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 88.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thuy

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

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Fun Facts about the name Thuy

  • How Popular is the name Thuy? Thuy is the 9,967th most popular name of all time. As a last name Thuy was the 116,201st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thuy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,093 babies born with the first name Thuy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thuy 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 Thuy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Thuy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thuy is Wednesday, January 2nd, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Thuy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thuy was in 1983 with a total of 93 babies.
  • Random Thuy Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thuy is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Thuy: Your name in reverse order is Yuht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Htyu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thuy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 150 people with the last name Thuy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thuy? Thuy is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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