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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vy

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  • A user from Australia says the name Vy is of Unknown origin and means "Multiflora rose".
  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Vy is of Vietnamese origin and means ""Alive"".
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Vy means "Alive" and is of Latin origin.

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Alt. Meaning

V is for valentine, a sweetheart you are!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vy

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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Le was born on August 22nd, 1933 in Sơn Tây (Hanoi). He breathed his last breath on April 30th, 1975.

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Nguyễn Văn Vy is a military person. Their military service ended in 1955.

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Lê Ngọc Vỹ is an athlete for the QNK Quảng Nam F.C.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 7 7 0
1980 5 0 5
1981 23 18 5
1982 22 22 0
1983 24 24 0
1984 21 21 0
1985 25 25 0
1986 22 22 0
1987 26 20 6
1988 22 17 5
1989 19 19 0
1990 29 24 5
1991 23 23 0
1992 26 26 0
1993 29 29 0
1994 30 30 0
1995 26 20 6
1996 24 24 0
1997 27 22 5
1998 21 21 0
1999 36 36 0
2000 48 48 0
2001 47 47 0
2002 30 30 0
2003 43 43 0
2004 51 51 0
2005 37 37 0
2006 29 29 0
2007 42 42 0
2008 52 52 0
2009 37 37 0
2010 34 34 0
2011 31 31 0
2012 42 42 0
2013 24 24 0
2014 34 34 0
2015 27 27 0
2016 29 29 0
2017 23 23 0

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Popularity of Vy as a first name

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Popularity of Vy as a last name

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Common last names for Vy

  • Nguyen
  • Vu

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vy U.S.
  White 2.14% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 95.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vy

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

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Fun Facts about the name Vy

  • How Popular is the name Vy? Vy is the 9,677th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vy was the 39,212th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,147 babies born with the first name Vy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vy 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 Vy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Vy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vy is Friday, July 2nd, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Vy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vy was in 2008 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Vy Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vy is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Vy: Your name in reverse order is Yv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 561 people with the last name Vy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vy as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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