Phan (surname), a Vietnamese family name.
What country is the name Phan from?
It is romanized Phan in Vietnamese and Ban or Pan in Korean.
|Pronunciation||Pān (Mandarin) Poon (Cantonese – Hong Kong) Pun (Cantonese – Macau) Phoon (Cantonese – Malaysia) Phua (Hokkien) Phan (Hakka) Phan (Vietnamese) Ban (Korean)|
|Language(s)||Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese|
What does the name Phan mean?
Phan is a Chinese surname that can be spelled in 3 different ways in Chinese: 藩 [Fan / Phan] Meaning: fence, hedge, screen, barrier, vassal state, Taiwan pr. [ fan2]
What are common Vietnamese names?
The most common are Le, Pham, Tran, Ngo, Vu, Do, Dao, Duong, Dang, Dinh, Hoang and Nguyen – the Vietnamese equivalent of Smith. About 50 percent of Vietnamese have the family name Nguyen.
What ethnicity is the name Pan?
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish, Ukrainian, Yiddish pan ‘lord’, ‘master’, ‘landowner’, hence a nickname for a haughty person. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling or translation of German Pfann (North German Pann).
Is Phan a first name?
Based on popular usage, it is 1.470 times more common for Phan to be a boy’s name.
Do Vietnamese have middle names?
Most Vietnamese have one middle name, but it is quite possible to have two or more of them or to have no middle name at all.
Is Tran Vietnamese or Chinese?
Tran Surname User-submission:
The Vietnamese,Trần, is equivlant to the Chinese, 陳 or 陈 (Chén) and the Korean 진 (Jin). It means: exhibit, display, old, ancient.
What are the most common Vietnamese last names?
The 14 most popular surnames in Vietnam account for well over 90 percent of the population: they’re Nguyen, Tran, Le, Pham, Hoang/Huynh, Phan, Vu/Vo, Dang, Bui, Do, Ho, Ngo, Duong and Ly. The Vietnamese surname does not indicate much more than that you are a Vietnamese.
Is Pham A Vietnamese last name?
Pham Genealogy & History
Pham is a Chinese and Vietnamese surname. Its meaning is unclear, partially because words from Asian languages often do not translate well into European tongues, often compounded by various writing systems, but two possible origins are lonely or desolate, or perhaps a wooden jug.