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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Affan

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  • According to a user from Pakistan, the name Affan is of Arabic origin and means "A person who forgives".
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Fun Facts about the name Affan

  • How Popular is the name Affan? Affan is the 21,363rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Affan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 310 babies born with the first name Affan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Affan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Affan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Affan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Affan is Wednesday, August 18th, 1937.
  • What year had the most people named Affan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Affan was in 2015 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Affan Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Affan is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Affan: Your name in reverse order is Naffa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nfafa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Affan born Aug 5, 1988

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 Northern India approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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