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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aladdin

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  • According to a user from Oregon, United States, the name Aladdin is of Arabic origin and means ""nobility of faith" or "nobility of religion"".

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  1. In the Arabian Nights a boy who acquires a magic lamp from which he can summon a genie

From Arabic عَلَاء اَلدّْيْن (ʿalāʾ ad-dyn, “nobility of the faith”).

  1. An Arabic tale about a young man named Aladdin who is recruited by a sorcerer to get a magic lamp from a cave; often adapted into comic pantomime in Britain.
  2. The young man who is the protagonist and title character of the story.

Aladdin was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Aladdin

Aladdin is also known as Al, Prince Ali Ababwa, Al (nickname given by the Genie), and Prince Ali Ababwa (as a prince).


Aladdin was born on September 12th, 1912. He died on June 9th, 1970.


Aladdin Rehema is an athlete for the Al-Hedood.


Aladdin Irabona is an athlete for the Adelaide United FC Youth.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aladdin

Aladdin is also known as Al, Prince Ali Ababwa, Al (nickname given by the Genie), and Prince Ali Ababwa (as a prince).


Muhammad Aladdin is a novelist, freelance script writer, and screenwriter. Muhammad was born on October 7th, 1979 in Cairo.


Fun Facts about the name Aladdin

  • What name lists does Aladdin rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Aladdin? Aladdin is the 30,930th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aladdin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 144 babies born with the first name Aladdin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aladdin 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 Aladdin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Aladdin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aladdin is Wednesday, January 4th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Aladdin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aladdin was in 1993 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Aladdin Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aladdin is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Aladdin: Your name in reverse order is Niddala. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naliadd. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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