You win Nguyen

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - - News -

NGUYEN has over­taken Smith as the most pop­u­lar sur­name of stu­dents sit­ting the HSC this year.

Joshua is the most com­mon boy’s name while Jessica was the most pop­u­lar girl’s name in this year’s co­hort of 76,732 stu­dents study­ing for ex­ams in Oc­to­ber. There are 548 Nguyens com­pared to 494 last year, and 478 Smiths this year, drop­ping from 505 sit­ting last year’s ex­ams. It is the first time Nguyen has been the most com­mon sur­name in the HSC since au­thor­i­ties be­gan pub­lish­ing the list in 2010.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.