Yen

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Origin and Meaning

1) Vietnamese 安 (yên) = 'calm', 'peaceful'

2) Vietnamese 燕 (yến) = 'swallow' (bird)

Related Names

Yen Vietnamese

Further Information

Yen is a name used among immigrants from Vietnam, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 17 people were named Yen (percentage of first or only given name: 88 %) [1]

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Yen.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)