45 Vietnamese Baby Girl Names With Meanings

Names keep a great significance in every culture, and the Vietnamese names carry a powerful force. In the Vietnamese names, some names sound like poetry like; river (Giang) or ocean (Hai) or shining jade (Nogc Minh). They often tend to translate their names to foreigners so that they can know the meaning of their unique names. Some people also keep their names on musical instruments which hold a high cultural significance like; Moon Lute (Nguyet Cam).

Some people also keep their baby's names born during the American war for e.g., Linh (after Abe Lincoln), Red (for the communists), etc. Nguyen is one of the most common family names. This name is inspired by a Chinese surname and is the Vietnamese transliteration to "Ruan" in "Mandarin" and "Wu" in Chinese. It means a musical instrument which was rooted basically in China; it is a string instrument like a small guitar that is plucked. In English, it is pronounced as "win," it is an "N" sound that you form in your throat like in "sting" with a silent "G." It is used as both as a first name and a surname.

The reason why names carry such a high significance and power is because of the old customs, and the Vietnamese traditions claim that evil spirits tend to steal babies, mainly the good looking ones. Therefore, parents would go to lengths to make their children seem unappealing. They would call their newborns names like "ugly," or "rat" or even "shit" to trick the evil spirits into staying away for them. The Vietnamese names mostly consist of three syllables, but they may also be two or for syllables as well. The first syllable is mainly the family name or surname.

Here is a list of pretty baby names for your baby girl. Choose the best one!

NAMESMEANINGGENDERFAVOURITES
AnThe one who is gracious and satisfyingUnisex
AnhSmart, intelligentUnisex
BaoTo Order, To BidUnisex
BinhVase, JarUnisex
DuyenA charming and graceful personGirl
HaiAlive, The living (Islam) ocean, seaGirl
HangVietnamese - Full moon angelGirl
HienGentle; Nice; Quiet; PerseveringGirl
HueHue (Hew) and Cry; WaGirl
LanFrom Chinesee orchide and mountain mistGirl
ThaoRespectful, obedientGirl
ThuongOne who loves tenderlyUnisex
BianSecretiveGirl
CaisA person who rejoicesUnisex
CucA flower called ChysanthemumGirl
DiepThe lover of natureGirl
HaKiss Of Life,Sunshine and warmthGirl
HanhVietnamese - Upright; Apricot tree, happinessGirl
HoaA Type of FlowerGirl
HuongVietnamese - Scent Of The FlowerGirl
HuyenVietnamese - Jet blackGirl
KhuyenThe name means To Give AdviceUnisex
KieuKieu means To be PrettyGirl
LieuA Willow TreeGirl
LinhA soul or a spiritGirl
MinhA bright person, intelligent one, a clever personUnisex
NgocValuable gem stone or expensive diamond.Girl
NguyetThe goddess of moon or the lady of the new moon.Girl
NhiThe small one or the tiny one.Girl
NhuSoft, mild, harmony, passive, concord.Girl
NhungLook a lot like velvet.Girl
SenName of Lotus flowerGirl
SuongShe is like a fogGirl
ThamShe who has descreet graceGirl
ThangVictorious oneGirl
ThanhA young voiceGirl
ThiA single womanGirl
ThoShe who has a long lifeGirl
TiCommon Vietnamese middle nameGirl
TienA fairy, an angel or a spiritGirl
TrangAn intelligent or a serious personGirl
TrieuA tide or a small waveUnisex
TrinhOne who is pure, virtuous, virginGirl
TuyenRefers to archangel or messenger.Girl
TuyetThe girl who is fair in complexion like snowflakes.Girl
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