Yen

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Origin and Meaning

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

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

Related Names

Yen
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[2]
117 364 108 332 9 32
Finland Finland[3]
n.a.
179
n.a.
173
n.a.
6
Denmark Denmark[4]
60
n.a.
51
n.a.
9
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
n.a.
n.a.
88
n.a.
5
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Yen.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no