What is the most common surname in Vietnam?

Nguyen
Tran
Le
Pham
Ap­prox­i­mate­ly forty percent of Viet­namese people have this surname. Many events in Viet­namese history con­trib­uted to the name's promi­nence. The Nguyễn Dynasty awarded many people the surname Nguyễn during their rule, and many crim­i­nals also changed their surname to Nguyễn to avoid pros­e­cu­tion.

Answers distribution

Nguyen
Tran
Le
Pham
answers
flagVietnam
93%
6%
0%
0%
31
flagSingapore
93%
0%
6%
0%
16
flagJapan
84%
3%
3%
6%
59
flagAustralia
83%
0%
11%
5%
18
flagThailand
78%
12%
6%
0%
33
flagMalaysia
75%
6%
6%
6%
16
flagthe Philippines
72%
2%
2%
15%
111
flagthe United States
65%
8%
12%
11%
355
flagCanada
65%
4%
17%
9%
41
flagthe United Arab Emirates
63%
4%
4%
22%
22
flagthe Netherlands
63%
9%
9%
18%
22
flagItaly
61%
5%
16%
16%
18
flagGermany
60%
7%
16%
15%
85
flagthe United Kingdom
57%
6%
14%
21%
163
flagIndia
51%
7%
23%
16%
56
flagUnknown
50%
7%
28%
14%
28
flagNorway
46%
19%
15%
19%
26
flagPoland
45%
5%
29%
19%
5443
flagRepublic of Ireland
42%
0%
42%
15%
19
flagFrance
35%
14%
21%
21%
14

Gender

men49%
women43%
Nguyen
49%
43%
Tran
5%
6%
Le
24%
27%
Pham
19%
22%

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