Popularity:18821
Origin:Vietnamese
Other Origin(s):Chinese
Meaning:People; Of Vietnamese decent; Beyond, far off
Keep baby’s ancestral roots close to their heart with Viet. This masculine name comes from the Vietnamese Việt, a word meaning “people” that refers to the indigenous dwellers of Vietnam. Influenced by Chinese, Viet also means “beyond” or “far off,” paired with Nam, meaning “south,” to refer to how southern Vietnam is from China. Unlikely to meet many others with this name, Viet is a stand-out choice for parents honoring baby’s heritage.
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