What is the most common surname in Vietnam?

Nguyen
Tran
Le
Pham
Approximately forty percent of Vietnamese people have this surname. Many events in Vietnamese history contributed to the name's prominence. The Nguyễn Dynasty awarded many people the surname Nguyễn during their rule, and many criminals also changed their surname to Nguyễn to avoid prosecution.
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