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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arabia

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  1. A peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources

From Latin Arabia.

  1. a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; includes Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.
  2. (broader sense) the region within or adjacent to the Arabian Plate; Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the Egyptian Sinai, Palestine and the United Arab Emirates.

Arabia was also found in the following language(s): Italian, Latin, Polish, and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arabia

Lawrence Arabia is a musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2003. Lawrence was given the name James Milne .


Raha Moharrak is an art director. Raha was given the name Jeddah,Saudi Arabia on January 25th, 1986 in Jeddah.


Alexander Omar Arabia is an athlete for the Blue Guards F.C.


Where is the name Arabia popular?

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Popularity of Arabia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arabia U.S.
  White 76.67% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arabia

People with the last name Arabia are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Arabia

  • How Popular is the name Arabia? Arabia is the 21,330th most popular name of all time. As a last name Arabia was the 43,732nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arabia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 311 babies born with the first name Arabia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arabia 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 Arabia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arabia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arabia is Friday, April 14th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Arabia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arabia was in 1991 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Arabia Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arabia is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Arabia: Your name in reverse order is Aibara. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Irbaaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arabia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 493 people with the last name Arabia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arabia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Arabia 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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  • 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.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.