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Origin and Meaning of Araz

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  • A submission from California, U.S. says the name Araz means "Araz is name of the river that originated from North East of Turkey flows through the Republic of North Azerbaijan and South Azerbaijan ending in Caspian Sea. The name has nothing to do with any religion. It's just cultural of Turks that use the name of rivers, lakes, mountains, cities and beautiful brides names on females and males." and is of Turkish origin.
  • A submission from Australia says the name Araz means "Is the name of a river in Caucasus bordering Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iran. This name is read as Aaraaz. A close name originating from Arabic is also spelled as Araz but read differently" and is of Armenian origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Araz

Araz Abdullayev is a soccer player for the Neftchi PFK, Everton F.C., Panionios G.S.S., Azerbaijan national under-17 football team, Azerbaijan national under-19 football team, and Azerbaijan national under-21 football team. Araz was born on April 18th, 1992 in Baku. Araz is also known as Abdullayev and Araz Abdulla o─člu.


Araz was born on June 13th, 1962 in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union.



Araz Bashiru is an athlete for the Hakim Sanayi Kabul F.C.


Araz Asadullayev is a sports team member for the Shamkir FC.


Araz Yassin is a sports team member for the Al-Sinaa SC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Araz

Mammad was given the name Mammad Ibrahimov on November 5th, 1933 in Nursu. He breathed his last breath on December 1st, 2004.


Musa Araz is a sports team member for the FC Winterthur.


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Fun Facts about the name Araz

  • How Popular is the name Araz? Araz is the 70,906th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Araz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Araz in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Araz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Araz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Araz was in 2015 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Araz: Your name in reverse order is Zara. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Araz. How do you pronounce that?

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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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