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Latifah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Elegant, Kind, Gentle
  • #8059 All Time
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How popular is the name "Latifah" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1974770
1975660
197611110
197725250
197828280
197924240
198026260
198120200
198216160
198319190
198413130
198513130
198620200
198713130
1988880
198993930
19903003000
19911501500
19922512510
199373730
199474740
199534340
199618180
199715150
199814140
199918180
200024240
200117170
2002770
200414140
2005990
2006660
2007770
2010770
2011880
2012990
2013880
2014990

Want to know about the populiarty of Latifah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,414 babies born with the name Latifah in the United States. That's more than enough Latifahs to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Latifah" was in 1990 with a total of 300 babies.

According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Latifah" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 13 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of only 150 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Latifah in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Latifah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Latifah as well as things modernly associated with the name Latifah such as celebrities named Latifah.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Latifah

The name "Latifah" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Elegant, Kind, Gentle". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

L is for luster, your shine.

A is for activities, for you have many.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

F is for favorite, everyone's best friend.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

Your name in reverse order is "Hafital". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ahaitlf". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Latifah born Aug 27, 1971

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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