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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Afzal

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  • According to a user from India, the name Afzal is of Arabic origin and means "Superior".
  • A submission from India says the name Afzal means "Big" and is of English origin.
Other origins: Urdu and Indian (Sanskrit)

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International Interest
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Afzal

Afzal Guru is a criminal.


Afzal was born in 1974.


Afzal Khan is an actor and comedian. Afzal was born Afzal Khan in 1966 in Havelian.


Afzal Ansari is an MP and Member of parliament. Afzal was born on August 14th, 1953 in Ghazipur.


Afzal Rahman Khan was an Ayub Khan Administration. His military service ended in 1969. Afzal was given the name Afzal Akram Rehman Khan in 1921 in British Indian Empire. He died in 2005.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Afzal

Sahiba Afzal is an actor and film actress(person). She has been prominent since 1992. Sahiba was given the name Madiha in 1976 in Lahore.


Nazir was born in Birmingham.


Shehzad Afzal is a director, screenwriter, producer, editor, cinematographer, game designer, and game design. He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Shehzad was born in Dundee, Scotland.


Tanwir was born on June 12th, 1988 in Gujrat District.


Baig was born on April 10th, 1984.


He left this life in 2012.


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International Interest for Afzal

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Afzal as a last name

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Common last names for Afzal

  • Khan

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Afzal U.S.
  White 9.42% 64.26%
  African American 2.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 80.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Afzal

People with the last name Afzal are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Afzal

  • How Popular is the name Afzal? Afzal is the 68,040th most popular name of all time. As a last name Afzal was the 17,319th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Afzal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14 babies born with the first name Afzal in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Afzal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Afzal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Afzal is Sunday, July 5th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Afzal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Afzal was in 2003 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Afzal: Your name in reverse order is Lazfa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lazfa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Afzal? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,634 people with the last name Afzal.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Afzal? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Afzal as their last name since less than 1 person in 182k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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