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
flagSingapore
93%
0%
6%
0%
15
flagVietnam
90%
9%
0%
0%
21
flagAustralia
83%
0%
11%
5%
18
flagIndonesia
80%
10%
0%
10%
10
flagMalaysia
73%
6%
6%
6%
15
flagThailand
72%
13%
9%
0%
22
flagthe Netherlands
70%
10%
10%
10%
20
flagthe Philippines
69%
2%
2%
16%
101
flagItaly
66%
0%
13%
20%
15
flagCanada
64%
5%
17%
10%
39
flagthe United States
63%
8%
12%
11%
286
flagGermany
60%
6%
17%
14%
76
flagthe United Kingdom
59%
4%
13%
22%
145
flagIndia
53%
7%
24%
12%
54
flagUkraine
50%
10%
20%
20%
10
flagPoland
45%
5%
29%
18%
4887
flagNorway
44%
20%
16%
20%
25
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
0%
47%
11%
17
flagthe United Arab Emirates
41%
8%
8%
33%
12
flagFrance
30%
10%
30%
20%
10

Gender

men50%
women42%
Nguyen
50%
42%
Tran
5%
6%
Le
24%
27%
Pham
19%
22%

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