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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aslan

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  • A user from Colorado, United States says the name Aslan is of Turkish origin and means "Lion".
Other origins: Arabic

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Notable Persons Named Aslan

Aslan Aliyevich Maskhadov was a president. He was most active from 1997 to 2005. Aslan was born on September 21st, 1951 in Karaganda. He died on March 8th, 2005.



Aslan Byutukayev is a Commander of Vilayat Nokhchicho, Commander of Riyad-us Saliheen Brigade of Martyrs, Commander ofVilayat Nokhchicho(Chechnya), and Commander ofRiyad-us Saliheen Brigade of Martyrs. Aslan was born on October 22nd, 1974 in Achkhoy-Martan.


Aslan was born on September 4th, 1993 in Moscow, Russia.


He has had major accomplishments since 2007. Aslan was born on December 7th, 1947 in Krasnodar Krai.


Aslan was born on February 12th, 1973 in Baku, Azerbaijan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aslan

Reza Aslan is an academic and writer. Reza was born on May 3rd, 1972 in Tehran.


Özgecan Aslan was a student. Özgecan was born on October 22nd, 1995 in Mersin. She died on February 11th, 2015.


Ana Aslan was a scientist in the fields of gerontology and geriatrics. Ana was born on January 1st, 1897 in Brăila. She died on May 20th, 1988.


Grégoire Aslan was an actor. He was most prominent from 1935 to 1982. Grégoire was given the name Krikor Aslanian on March 28th, 1908 in Switzerland. Grégoire is also known as Coco Aslan. He passed away on January 8th, 1982.


Hatice Aslan is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1992. Hatice was born Hatice Aslan on February 20th, 1962 in Sivas.


Ali Aslan is a Chief of Staff of the Syrian Army. Ali was born in 1932 in Latakia.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 7 0 7
1980 8 0 8
1982 6 0 6
1993 6 0 6
1994 6 0 6
1996 8 0 8
1997 10 5 5
1998 11 0 11
1999 11 0 11
2000 8 0 8
2001 16 7 9
2002 14 5 9
2003 7 0 7
2004 10 0 10
2005 18 0 18
2006 57 6 51
2007 44 8 36
2008 37 0 37
2009 29 0 29
2010 37 6 31
2011 48 7 41
2012 35 0 35
2013 37 0 37
2014 48 6 42
2015 47 6 41
2016 56 7 49
2017 67 6 61

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Popularity of Aslan as a first name

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Popularity of Aslan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aslan U.S.
  White 80.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aslan

People with the last name Aslan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Aslan

  • How Popular is the name Aslan? Aslan is the 13,365th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aslan was the 40,976th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aslan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 688 babies born with the first name Aslan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aslan to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aslan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Aslan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aslan is Tuesday, January 2nd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Aslan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aslan was in 2017 with a total of 61 babies.
  • Random Aslan Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aslan is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Aslan: Your name in reverse order is Nalsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aasnl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aslan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 532 people with the last name Aslan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aslan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Aslan as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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