Your question: Is Kim a Vietnamese name?

From Sino-Vietnamese 金 (kim) meaning “gold, metal”.

Is Kim a Vietnamese first name?

Peak Popularity: Kim is a rare name in the U.S. and has never been in the top 1,000, but it is the 17th most popular name in Vietnam.

How do you spell Kim in Vietnamese?


  1. (Hà Nội) IPA: [kim˧˧]
  2. (Huế) IPA: [kim˧˧]
  3. (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA: [kim˧˧]
  4. Homophone: kim.

What is the rarest Korean surname?

Kim Or Two, But What Are Some Of The Rarest Surnames In Korea? When it comes to surnames in Korea, things can get very interesting.

The top 10 most common Korean surnames are as below:

1. Kim (김) 10.6 million
2. Lee (이) 7.3 million
3. Park (박) 4.1 million
4. Choi (최) 2.333 million
5. Jung / Jeong (정) 2.151 million

What does Kim stand for?


Acronym Definition
KIM Kimberly
KIM Keep In Mind
KIM Knowledge and Information Management
KIM Keep It Moving (song title)

Do Vietnamese have middle names?

The ‘middle name‘, is a secondary personal name written between the person’s family name and given name. For example, NGUYEN Van Nam’s middle name is ‘Van’. Some Vietnamese people may not have a middle name, e.g. NGUYEN Trai. However, most people have one or sometimes two.

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How do you pronounce Nguyen?

Southern Vietnamese tend to clip some of their sounds, so Nguyen would be pronounced something like “Win” or “Wen.” Northern Vietnamese would keep it, giving a pronunciation more like “N’Win” or “Nuh’Win,” all done as best you can in one syllable.

How do you spell phonetically Kim Kardashian?

Correct spelling for the English word “Kim” is [kˈɪm], [kˈɪm], [k_ˈɪ_m] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Are Vietnamese Chinese?

The Vietnamese people or Kinh people (Vietnamese: người Kinh/ 京) are a Southeast Asian ethnic group originally native to modern-day Northern Vietnam and South China. The native language is Vietnamese, the most widely spoken Austroasiatic language.

How do you pronounce Thuy Nguyen?

What I did learn though, was how to pronounce her name correctly. Thuy is said like Twee, not Toohey. Nguyen should sound like Win not New-yen, and definitely not Neh-goo-yen.

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