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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Xuan

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From Latin Iohannes, from Ancient Greek Ἰωάννης (Iōánnēs), from Hebrew יוחנן (Yôḥānān, “Yahweh is gracious”).

  1. John (Biblical figure)
  2. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Xuan

Xuan Thuan Trinh is a in the field of astrophysics. Xuan was given the name Trịnh Xuân Thuận on August 20th, 1948 in Hanoi.


Xuân Diệu was a writer. Xuân was given the name Ngô Xuân Diệu on February 2nd, 1916 in Bình Định Province. He died on December 18th, 1985.


Xuan was born in 1928.


Xuan was born in 164. He left this life in 244.


Xuan was born in 1930.


Xuan was born in 1908 in Đức Thọ District. He died on March 10th, 1996.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Xuan

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Trần Lệ Xuân was a First Lady of South Vietnam and First LadyofSouth Vietnam. Trần was born on August 22nd, 1924 in Hanoi. She died on April 24th, 2011.


Zhou Xuan is a shidaiqu actor. She holds the title Nights of Shanghai. She has been prominent since 1935.


Liu Xuan is a gymnast. Liu was born on March 12th, 1979 in Changsha.


Nông was born in 1932. She died in 1957.


Qián Xuǎn was a painter. Qián was born in 1235. He breathed his last breath in 1305.


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Popularity of Xuan as a last name

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Common last names for Xuan

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Le
  • Pham
  • Huynh
  • Truong
  • Ngo

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Xuan U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.53% 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 Xuan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Xuan

  • How Popular is the name Xuan? Xuan is the 23,470th most popular name of all time. As a last name Xuan was the 47,614th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Xuan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 260 babies born with the first name Xuan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Xuan 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 Xuan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Xuan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Xuan is Thursday, July 1st, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Xuan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Xuan was in 1981 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Xuan Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Xuan is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Xuan: Your name in reverse order is Naux. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Xnua. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Xuan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 445 people with the last name Xuan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Xuan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Xuan as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k 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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