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Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. NGWEE-UN(Vietnamese)
NGWEE-UNG(Vietnamese)
WIN(English)
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Meaning & History

Vietnamese form of RUAN, from Sino-Vietnamese (nguyễn). This is the most common Vietnamese surname, accounting for over a third of the population.

Related Names

VariantNguyen
Other Languages & CulturesRuan(Chinese) Yuen(Chinese (Cantonese))
Same SpellingNguyen
User SubmissionNguyễn
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