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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ammar

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  • A user from Australia says the name Ammar is of Hebrew origin and means "Success, wealth, courage, fearless The name "ammar" means stronger than the moon in Hebrew.".
  • According to a user from United Arab Emirates, the name Ammar is of Arabic origin and means "The one who builds alot".

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Notable Persons Named Ammar

Ammar Malik is a pop, pop rock, alternative hip hop, and reggae musician. Ammar was born on June 22nd, 1987.

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Ammar Nakshawani is a professor. He was most prominent from 2015 to present. Ammar was born in 1981. Ammar is also known as Sayed Ammar Nakshawani.

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Ammar al-Hakim is a President of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq and President of theIslamic Supreme Council of Iraq. Ammar was born in 1971 in Najaf.

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Ammar Abdulhamid is an author, activist, and thinker. Ammar was born on May 30th, 1966 in Damascus. Ammar is also known as عمار عبد الحميد.

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Ammar Al-Qurabi is a human rights activist and human rights activists. Ammar was born on August 21st, 1970 in Algeria.

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Ammar El Sherei was a musician. He plays Organ (music), Piano, and Accordion. His career lasted from 1970 to 2013. Ammar was given the name Ammar Ali Mohamed Ibrahim Ali El Sherei on April 16th, 1948 in Samalut - Minya, Egypt. He died on December 7th, 2012.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ammar

Ali Ammar was a resistance movement and freedom fighter. Ali was born on May 14th, 1930 in Miliana. Ali is also known as Ali La Pointe. He passed away on October 9th, 1957.

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Michael Ammar is a magic (illusion) and magician. Michael was born on June 25th, 1956 in Logan, West Virginia.

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Rachid was born in 1947 in Sayada, Tunisia.

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Mohamed was born in 1957 in Dar Chaabane.

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Hassib Ben Ammar was a --05- 7th Minister of Defence, 21st Mayor of Tunis, Provincial governor (Tunis region), and Tunis Governorate. Hassib was born on April 11th, 1924 in Tunis. He breathed his last breath on December 15th, 2008.

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Amanda was born on February 6th, 1986.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 7 0 7
1978 9 0 9
1979 13 0 13
1980 6 0 6
1981 12 0 12
1982 17 0 17
1983 14 0 14
1984 10 0 10
1985 13 0 13
1986 23 0 23
1987 16 0 16
1988 28 0 28
1989 37 0 37
1990 22 0 22
1991 40 0 40
1992 32 0 32
1993 42 0 42
1994 30 0 30
1995 31 0 31
1996 33 0 33
1997 53 0 53
1998 55 0 55
1999 45 0 45
2000 73 0 73
2001 68 0 68
2002 64 0 64
2003 71 0 71
2004 73 0 73
2005 75 0 75
2006 66 0 66
2007 85 0 85
2008 67 0 67
2009 78 0 78
2010 84 0 84
2011 70 0 70
2012 93 0 93
2013 110 0 110
2014 120 0 120
2015 135 0 135
2016 130 0 130
2017 117 0 117

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Popularity of Ammar as a first name

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Popularity of Ammar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ammar U.S.
  White 83.45% 64.26%
  African American 1.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ammar

People with the last name Ammar are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ammar

  • How Popular is the name Ammar? Ammar is the 6,444th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ammar was the 28,263rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ammar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,167 babies born with the first name Ammar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ammar to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ammar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ammar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ammar is Monday, January 11th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Ammar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ammar was in 2015 with a total of 135 babies.
  • Random Ammar Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ammar is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 17 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Ammar: Your name in reverse order is Ramma. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mraam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ammar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 846 people with the last name Ammar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ammar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ammar as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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