Vương or Vuong ( Chữ Nôm: 王) is a Vietnamese surname, meaning King.
It is derived from the
Chinese surname Wang and is cognate with related names like Wong in Cantonese, Vang in Hmong, and Ong in Hokkien.
In the United States, Vuong was the 7,635th most common surname during the
1990 census and the 4,556th most common during the year 2000 census.
Notable people [ edit ]
Vương Văn Đông, Army of the Republic of Vietnam colonel, staged the 1960 South Vietnamese coup attempt
Vương Tiến Dũng (born 1949), Vietnamese football coach
Vương Đình Huệ (born 1957), Vietnamese politician, Minister of Finance (2011 - 2013) , Deputy Prime Minister (from 2016)
Vương Trung Hiếu (born 1959), Vietnamese writer
Vương Thị Huyền (born 1992), Vietnamese Olympic weightlifter
Ocean Vuong (born 1988), American poet
Quang Vuong, American economist, creator of Vuong's closeness test
Chelsea Vuong, American beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Golden Gate 2018
Josephine Vuong (born 1996), Canadian Graphic Designer, www.josephinevuong.com
Lily Vuong, Canadian religious researcher, author of Gender and Purity in the Protevangelium of James
Vương Hồng Sển, Vietnamese sociologist
Vương Kiều Ân, Vietnamese poet
Vương Quốc Mỹ, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Construction Vương Trí Nhàn, novelist
References [ edit ]