Vi

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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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  1. More than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States
  2. The cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
  3. Denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
Wiktionary

vi was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Breton, Catalan, Dalmatian, Danish, Esperanto, Ewe, Ido, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Lojban, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, and Vietnamese

Notable Persons Named Vi

Vi Hart is a recreational mathemusician. Vi was given the name Victoria Hart in 1988. Vi is also known as sel, Hart, and Vi.

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Vi Subversa was an anarcho-punk musician. She was most active from 1975 to 2016. Vi was born on June 20th, 1935. She breathed her last breath on February 19th, 2016.

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Vi was born on March 18th, 1946 in Los Angeles.

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Vi Redd is a jazz, bebop, hard bop, and post-bop musician. She plays Alto saxophone. She was most active from 1950 to 2010. Vi was given the name Elvira Louise Redd on September 20th, 1928 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Vi is also known as Redd and Elvira.

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Vi Daley is a Member of the Chicago City Council from the 43rd ward.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vi

George VI was royalty. His career lasted from 1936 to 1936. George was born as the child of George V and Mary of Teck on December 14th, 1895 in York Cottage, Sandringham House, Norfolk, United Kingdom. He left this life on February 6th, 1952.

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Edward VI was royalty. He was most prominent from 1547 to 1553. Edward was born as the child of Henry VIII of England and Jane Seymour on October 12th, 1537 in Hampton Court Palace, Middlesex, England. He died on July 6th, 1553.

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Henry VI is royalty. He was most active from 1422 to 1461. Henry was born as the child of Henry V of England and Catherine of Valois on December 6th, 1421 in Windsor Castle, Berkshire.

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Felipe VI is royalty. He has been prominent since 2014. Felipe was born as the child of Juan Carlos I of Spain and Queen Sofía of Spain on January 30th, 1968 in Madrid.

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Alexander VI was a pope. Alexander was born as the child of Jofré Llançol i Escrivà on January 1st, 1431. He died on August 18th, 1503.

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Paul VI was a pope. Paul was born on September 26th, 1897. He left this life on August 6th, 1978.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 5 5 0
1922 5 5 0
1927 5 5 0
1934 5 5 0
1944 5 5 0
1945 8 8 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 6 6 0
1956 8 8 0
1957 12 12 0
1958 6 6 0
1959 5 5 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 7 7 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 11 11 0
1978 10 10 0
1979 16 16 0
1980 25 17 8
1981 27 16 11
1982 41 31 10
1983 28 28 0
1984 28 28 0
1985 32 25 7
1986 33 24 9
1987 34 27 7
1988 37 27 10
1989 36 28 8
1990 27 20 7
1991 28 21 7
1992 31 21 10
1993 30 23 7
1994 26 21 5
1995 22 15 7
1996 36 29 7
1997 18 18 0
1998 31 26 5
1999 25 25 0
2000 21 21 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 28 28 0
2004 18 18 0
2005 20 20 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 16 16 0
2009 16 16 0
2010 10 10 0
2011 13 13 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 13 13 0
2017 8 8 0

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Popularity of Vi as a last name

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Common last names for Vi

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vi U.S.
  White 10.39% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 75.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vi

People with the last name Vi are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Vi

  • How Popular is the name Vi? Vi is the 10,537th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vi was the 29,528th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,003 babies born with the first name Vi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vi 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 Vi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vi is Tuesday, July 11th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Vi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vi was in 1982 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Vi Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vi is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Vi: Your name in reverse order is Iv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 799 people with the last name Vi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vi as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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