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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arfa

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  • A submission from India says the name Arfa means "Yes" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Arfa means "Great" and is of Arabian origin.

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Notable Persons Named Arfa

Arfa Karim was a student. Arfa was given the name Arfa Abdul Karim Randhawa on February 2nd, 1995 in Ram Diwali. She breathed her last breath on January 14th, 2012.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Arfa

Hatem Ben Arfa is a soccer player for the OGC Nice, Athletic Club de Boulogne-Billancourt, Olympique Lyonnais, Olympique de Marseille, Newcastle United F.C., Hull City A.F.C., France national under-16 football team, France national under-17 football team, and France national under-18 football tea. Hatem was born on March 7th, 1987 in Clamart, France.


Hasan was born in 1895. He passed away in 1984.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Arfa U.S.
  White 86.96% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Arfa

People with the last name Arfa are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Arfa

  • How Popular is the name Arfa? Arfa is the 35,441st most popular name of all time. As a last name Arfa was the 124,548th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Arfa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 108 babies born with the first name Arfa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arfa 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 Arfa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arfa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arfa is Wednesday, October 10th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Arfa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arfa was in 2012 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Arfa Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arfa 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 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Arfa: Your name in reverse order is Afra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rafa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Arfa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 138 people with the last name Arfa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Arfa? Arfa is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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