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Tran name meaning

Last Name
188k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tran

User Submitted Origins

Vietnamese
69%
Chinese
23%
English
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from Uganda and the United States, the name Tran is of English origin and means "Pearl".
  2. According to a user from Singapore, the name Tran means "Tran (not 'Tran' - Last name) means 'Pearl', 'Treasure'".
  3. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Tran is of Vietnamese origin and means "Crane".
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Wiktionary

Anglicization of Vietnamese Trần.

  1. A surname​.

Tran was also found in the following language(s): Czech, French, and German

Notable Persons Named Tran

Notable Persons Named Tran

Trần Đại Quang

Trần Đại Quang is a Minister of Public Security, Member of the Politburo, Deputy Minister of Public Security, Deputy Director General of the Security Directorate, Ministry of Public Security, Minister ofPublic Security, Member of thePolitburo, and Deputy Minister ofPublic Se. Trần was born on October 12th, 1956 in Ninh Bình Province.

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Trần Lệ Xuân

Trần Lệ Xuân was a First Lady of South Vietnam and First LadyofSouth Vietnam. Trần was born on August 22nd, 1924 in Hanoi. She died on April 24th, 2011.

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Tran Anh Hung

Tran Anh Hung is a film director and screenwriter. He was most active from 1989 to present. Tran was given the name Trần Anh Hùng on December 23rd, 1962 in Da Nang.

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Trần Hưng Đạo

Trần Hưng Đạo is royalty. They hold the title Prince of Hưng Đạo and General. Trần was born as the child of Trần Liễu in Thái Bình Province.

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Trần Văn Trà

Trần Văn Trà is a military person.

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Trần Thiện Khiêm

Trần Thiện Khiêm is a military person.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tran

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tran

Karrueche Tran

Karrueche was given the name Karrueche Tientrese Tran on May 17th, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Katsuni

Katsuni was given the name Céline Tran on April 9th, 1979 in Lyon.

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Natalie Tran

Natalie was born on July 23rd, 1986 in Sydney. Natalie is also known as Natalie and Communitychannel.

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Ryan Tran

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Kimlinh Tran

Kimlinh Tran is a voice actress and voice acting. She has been prominent since 2008. Kimlinh was born on December 12th, 1989 in California. Kimlinh is also known as Hnilmik and Kimlinh P. Tran.

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Tram-Anh Tran

Tram-Anh Tran is an actress. Tram-Anh was born Tram-Anh Tran on April 17th, 1979 in New York City.

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  • Van Tran
    Politician
  • Kenny Tran
  • J. C. Tran
    Poker Player
  • Mervin Tran
  • Thu Tran
  • Mimi Tran
    Poker Player
  • John Tran
    Rosemead
  • Huyền Trân
  • Vu Tran
    Novelist
  • Rosie Tran
    Comedian
  • Pham Le Tran
    First Lady of South Vietnam
  • Ngọc Châu Trần
  • Minh Quang Tran
    Scientist
  • Van Khe Tran

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tran U.S.
  White 1.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.03% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tran

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

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Fun Facts about the name Tran

  • What name lists does Tran rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Tran? Tran is the 13,830th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tran was the 132nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tran have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 682 babies born with the first name Tran in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tran to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tran? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Tran first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tran is Monday, April 26th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Tran born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tran was in 1993 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Tran Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tran is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Tran: The name spelled backwards is Nart. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Atnr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tran? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 188,498 people with the last name Tran.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tran? Tran was ranked as the 132nd most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
  • Tran name meaning

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