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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Afridi mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Afridi

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Afridi means "Tribe" and is of Urdu origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Afridi is of Arabic origin and means "Person who walks the righteous path".
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International Interest

From Urdu آفریدی (Āfrīdī), from Pashto اپريدی (Apriday)

  1. A member of a Pashtun tribe.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Afridi

Shahid Afridi is a cricketer. Shahid was born on March 1st, 1980 in Khyber Agency.


Javed Afridi is a businessperson and chief executive officer. He was most active from 2005 to present. Javed was given the name Muhammad Javed Afridi .


Shakil Afridi is a physician. Shakil was born in 1962 in Malikdinkhel, Bara, Khyber Agency, FATA, Pakistan.


Haji Ayub Afridi is a drug smuggler, politician, and illegal drug trade. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Haji was born in Khyber Agency.


He passed away in 1873.


Shehryar Khan Afridi is a Member of Parliament and National Assembly of Pakistan. He was most prominent from 2013 to present.


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International Interest for Afridi

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Afridi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Afridi U.S.
  White 9.39% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 75.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 13.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Afridi

People with the last name Afridi are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Afridi

  • How Popular is the name Afridi? As a last name Afridi was the 43,969th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Afridi? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Afridi was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Afridi: Your name in reverse order is Idirfa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rafdii. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Afridi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 490 people with the last name Afridi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Afridi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Afridi as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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