Thanh name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Thanh mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Thanh

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Vietnam says the name Thanh means "bright blue" and is of Vietnamese origin.
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Notable Persons Named Thanh

Notable Persons Named Thanh

Thành Thái

Thành Thái was royalty. He holds the title Emperor of Vietnam. His career lasted from 1889 to 1907. Thành was born as the child of Dục Đức on March 14th, 1879. He left this life on March 24th, 1954.

Thánh Nguyên

He holds the title King of Đại Ngu and King ofĐại Ngu. His most notable accomplishments were from 1400 to 1400.

Thanh Lam

Thanh Lam is a pop music, jazz, and folk music musician. She plays Vocals. Thanh was given the name Đoàn Thanh Lam on June 19th, 1969 in Hanoi.

Thanh Hai Ngo

Thanh Hai Ngo is a Member of the Senate of Canada for Ontario and Member of the Senate of CanadaforOntario. Thanh was born on January 3rd, 1947 in Vietnam.

Thành Trung Nguyễn

Thành was born on January 1st, 1982.

Thanh Tung Nguyen

Thanh was born on October 20th, 1979.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Thanh

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thanh

Son Ngoc Thanh

Son Ngoc Thanh was an office holder. Son was born on December 7th, 1908 in Trà Vinh Province. He passed away on August 8th, 1977.

Phùng Quang Thanh

Phùng Quang Thanh is a Member of the Politburo, Chief of the General Staff, 10th Minister of Defence, Member of thePolitburo, and Chief of theGeneral Staff. Phùng was born on February 2nd, 1949 in Mê Linh, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Ha Thanh

Vũ Văn Thanh

Vũ Văn Thanh is a soccer player for the Hoàng Anh Gia Lai F.C., Hoang Anh Gia Lai – Arsenal JMG Academy, Vietnam national under-19 football team, and Vietnam national under-23 football team. Vũ was born on April 14th, 1996 in Hải Dương Province.

Nguyễn Ngọc Thành

Nguyễn Ngọc Thành is a in the field of informatics. Nguyễn was born on May 25th, 1963 in Quảng Bình Province.

Nguyễn Chí Thanh

Nguyễn was born on January 1st, 1914 in Annam. Nguyễn is also known as Sáu Vi and Truong Son. He died on July 7th, 1967.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thanh U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thanh

People with the last name Thanh are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Thanh

  • How Popular is the name Thanh? Thanh is the 7,628th most popular name of all time. As a last name Thanh was the 69,579th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Thanh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,744 babies born with the first name Thanh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thanh to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Thanh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 24 new born babies.
  • When was Thanh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thanh is Friday, January 1st, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Thanh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thanh was in 1982 with a total of 74 babies.
  • Random Thanh Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thanh is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 17 babies in California have the same name in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Thanh: The name spelled backwards is Hnaht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nhtha. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thanh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 282 people with the last name Thanh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thanh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Thanh as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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