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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 7 7 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 25 25 0
1978 28 28 0
1979 24 24 0
1980 26 26 0
1981 20 20 0
1982 16 16 0
1983 19 19 0
1984 13 13 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 13 13 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 93 93 0
1990 300 300 0
1991 150 150 0
1992 251 251 0
1993 73 73 0
1994 74 74 0
1995 34 34 0
1996 18 18 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 14 14 0
1999 18 18 0
2000 24 24 0
2001 17 17 0
2002 7 7 0
2004 14 14 0
2005 9 9 0
2006 6 6 0
2007 7 7 0
2010 7 7 0
2011 8 8 0
2012 9 9 0
2013 8 8 0
2014 9 9 0

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 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Latifah" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of only 11 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Latifah popular?

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 midwest? 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 lucky, who is more?

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

T is for time, you give to friends.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

H is for heart, warm and loving.

Your name in reverse order is "Hafital". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lifahat". 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 Sep 27, 1930

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 825. 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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