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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Vuong mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Vuong

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  • A user from Massachusetts, United States says the name Vuong is of Vietnamese origin and means "King".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Vuong is of Vietnamese origin and means "King".

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Sino-Vietnamese word from 王 (“king”)

  1. a king
  2. a prince who is brother to the king and who has land (but not a principality)

Notable Persons Named Vuong

Vương Quốc Trung is a soccer player for the Hải Phòng F.C., Sông Lam Nghệ An F.C., and Vietnam national football team. Vương was born on May 29th, 1990 in Vietnam.


Vương Tiến Dũng is a soccer player for the XSKT Cần Thơ F.C. and Vietnam national football team. Vương was born in 1949 in Bắc Giang.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Vuong

Ocean was born on October 14th, 1988 in Ho Chi Minh City.


Phạm Nhật Vượng is an estate developer. Phạm was born on August 5th, 1968 in Hanoi, Vietnam.


An Dương Vương is royalty. They were most prominent from -257 to -207.


Their most notable accomplishments were from 2879 to present. Kinh was born in Present-day Hunan.


Gordon was born in 1989.


They were most prominent from 1987 to present. Trung was born on September 7th, 1959 in An Giang province.


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Popularity of Vuong as a last name

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Common last names for Vuong

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Vu

Common first names for Vuong

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vuong U.S.
  White 0.91% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.64% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vuong

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

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Fun Facts about the name Vuong

  • How Popular is the name Vuong? Vuong is the 29,127th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vuong was the 3,766th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vuong have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 169 babies born with the first name Vuong in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vuong to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vuong? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Vuong first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vuong is Tuesday, April 17th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Vuong born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vuong was in 1985 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vuong: Your name in reverse order is Gnouv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ugovn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vuong? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,407 people with the last name Vuong.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vuong? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Vuong as their last name.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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