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

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Origin and Meaning of Vien

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vien

Cao Văn Viên was a soldier; civil servant. Cao was born on December 21st, 1921 in Vientiane. He breathed his last breath on January 22nd, 2008.


Nguyễn was born on November 9th, 1996 in Cần Thơ.


Chế was born on October 20th, 1920 in Quảng Trị, Vietnam. He breathed his last breath on June 19th, 1989.


Nguyễn was born in 1913. They breathed their last breath in 1997.


Dominique Vien is a MNA for Bellechasse, Delegate Minister for Health, Social Services, and MNAforBellechasse. Dominique was born on February 10th, 1967 in Lévis, Quebec.


Thomas Vien was a Senator for De Lorimier, Quebec, and SenatorforDe Lorimier. Thomas was born on July 19th, 1881. He died on November 18th, 1972.


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Popularity of Vien as a last name

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Common last names for Vien

  • Nguyen
  • Le
  • Tran

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vien U.S.
  White 32.88% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 63.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.16% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vien

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

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Fun Facts about the name Vien

  • How Popular is the name Vien? Vien is the 65,382nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Vien was the 24,325th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vien have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16 babies born with the first name Vien in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vien? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vien first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vien is Monday, August 4th, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Vien born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vien was in 1985 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vien: Your name in reverse order is Neiv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vine. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vien? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,031 people with the last name Vien.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vien? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vien as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k 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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