A common last name for vietnamese people. 80% of Vietnamese people have that damn last name and they are all related.
find a Vietnamese person and ask them for their last name.
by koko nguyen March 27, 2005

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In olden times King Nguyen forced people to change their last name to Nguyen. If they did not they were killed.
Thats why so many Viets have their last name as Nguyen. Some people that don't have their last name as Nguyen might have changed their last name after the reign of the King Nguyen ended.
Nguyen is a common last name to Viets.
by Quang Nguyen April 28, 2006

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A last name invented to piss off the telemarketers.
"Hello, may I speak with Mr. or Mrs....nag...nuh...umm...forget it."

"Ha. Nguyen, 1. Telemarketers,0"
by Nguyen, Nguyen March 05, 2009

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Brilliant, hot, talented elites of the Vietnamese race.
You are definitely a Nguyen!
by NguyenOrLose December 17, 2008

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Usually at least 5-6 people in any given year for a class (Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior) will have this last name. There is a high percentage that at least half of them will or have participated in badminton.
Nguyen nguyen nguyen nguyen nguyen.. ok flippin' to page 2 now.
by Tzeentch May 25, 2007

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"The" super cool asian kid.

Usually, many Vietnamese people have this as a common last name.

A "Nguyen" is usually either really quiet or funny and outgoing.
Hey! It's Nguyen! Let's go ask him for his number!
by TheNlNJA July 20, 2014

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The most common Vietnamese last name,most people that live in Vietnam will have this last name and most Vietnamese people at your school will have this as a last name it's pronounced new-Jen or sometimes pronounced win
Well she's Vietnamese her last name must be nguyen
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