Surname NGUYỄN

SOURCE: Nickname
USAGE: Vietnamese
PRONOUNCED: NGWEE-UN (Vietnamese), NGWEE-UNG (Vietnamese), WIN (English)   [details]

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

VARIANT: Nguyen
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ruan (Chinese), Yuen (Chinese (Cantonese))
SAME SPELLING: Nguyen