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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amin

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Wiktionary

From Arabic أَمِين (ʾamīn).

  1. A male given name of Arabic origin.

Amin was also found in the following language(s): German and Norwegian

Notable Persons Named Amin

Amin al-Husseini was an office holder. Amin was born in Jerusalem. He breathed his last breath on July 4th, 1974.

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Amin Younes is a soccer player for the AFC Ajax, Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Kaiserslautern, FC Kaiserslautern II, Jong Ajax, and Germany national youth football team. Amin was born on August 6th, 1993 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Amin Maalouf is a writerscholar, novelist, and writer. Amin was born on February 25th, 1949 in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Amin Joseph is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2004. Amin was born on April 26th, 1981 in Queens. Amin is also known as Amin Act Joseph.

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Amin al-Hafez was a Regional Secretary of the Regional Command of the Syrian Regional Branch, Member of the National Command of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, Member of the Regional Command of the Syrian Regional Branch, Prime Minister of Syria, Member of theNational Comma. His most notable accomplishments were from 1964 to 1965. Amin was born in Aleppo. He left this life on December 17th, 2009.

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Dominic Rains is an actor. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Dominic was given the name Amin Nazemzadeh on March 1st, 1982 in Tehran. Dominic is also known as Nazemzadeh and Amin (birth name).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amin

Idi Amin was an office holder. His military service ended in 1962. Idi was born in Koboko. He passed away on August 16th, 2003.

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Hafizullah Amin was a president. His most notable accomplishments were from 1978 to 1979. Hafizullah was born on August 1st, 1929 in Paghman. He died on December 27th, 1979.

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Shimit was born in Kampala.

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Nurul Amin was a Vice President of Pakistan, Chief Minister of East Bengal, 8th Prime Minister of Pakistan, Leader of the Opposition, Chief Minister ofEast Bengal, and Leader of the Opposition (Pakistan). Nurul was born on July 15th, 1893 in Shahbazpur Union, Sarail. He breathed his last breath on October 2nd, 1974.

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SM Nasimuddin SM Amin was a founder of naza group, naza, and founder ofnaza group. SM was born on January 27th, 1955 in Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. He left this life on May 1st, 2008.

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Preeti Amin is an actor and actress. Preeti was born in 29 in India.

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How popular is the baby name Amin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 7 0 7
1968 7 0 7
1970 9 0 9
1971 9 0 9
1972 14 0 14
1973 20 0 20
1974 22 0 22
1975 23 0 23
1976 33 0 33
1977 87 0 87
1978 54 0 54
1979 53 0 53
1980 57 0 57
1981 47 0 47
1982 44 0 44
1983 41 0 41
1984 43 0 43
1985 40 0 40
1986 43 0 43
1987 33 0 33
1988 35 0 35
1989 48 0 48
1990 43 0 43
1991 50 0 50
1992 58 0 58
1993 35 0 35
1994 40 0 40
1995 65 0 65
1996 53 0 53
1997 56 0 56
1998 58 0 58
1999 76 0 76
2000 55 0 55
2001 72 0 72
2002 74 0 74
2003 78 0 78
2004 70 0 70
2005 63 0 63
2006 80 0 80
2007 75 0 75
2008 88 0 88
2009 77 0 77
2010 71 0 71
2011 87 0 87
2012 88 0 88
2013 75 0 75
2014 93 0 93
2015 81 0 81
2016 82 0 82
2017 86 0 86

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Popularity of Amin as a first name

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Popularity of Amin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amin U.S.
  White 15.28% 64.26%
  African American 7.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 70.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amin

People with the last name Amin are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Amin

  • How Popular is the name Amin? Amin is the 5,589th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amin was the 3,243rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,698 babies born with the first name Amin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amin to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Amin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amin is Monday, August 21st, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Amin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amin was in 2014 with a total of 93 babies.
  • Random Amin Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amin is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Amin: Your name in reverse order is Nima. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iamn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,137 people with the last name Amin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Amin as their last name.

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