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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 Assad

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Connecticut, United States says the name Assad means "Lion" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Assad is of Arabic origin and means "Lion".

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International Interest
  1. An Arab surname​.

Notable Persons Named Assad

Assad was born on August 1st, 1985 in Guyana.


Assad was born on December 24th, 1916. He passed away on November 5th, 1981.


Assad Kotaite is a Council President of the International Civil Aviation Organization.


Assad was born on February 10th, 1944 in Beit Jann.


Assad was born in Syria.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Assad

Audrey Assad is a contemporary christian music, singer-songwriter, and contemporary worship music musician. She was most prominent from 2002 to present. Audrey was given the name Audrey Nicole Assad on July 1st, 1983.


Sérgio Assad is a classical music guitarist, composer, arrangement, and teacher. He plays Guitar. He has had major accomplishments since 1966. Sérgio was born on December 26th, 1952 in Brazil.


Badi was born on December 23rd, 1966.


Jamil Assad was a politician. Jamil was born in 1933. He breathed his last breath on December 15th, 2004.


Ali was born in 1875. He left this life in 1963.


Salah Assad is a soccer player for the RC Kouba, FC Mulhouse, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., and Algeria national football team. Salah was born on March 13th, 1958 in Larbaâ Nath Irathen.


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International Interest for Assad

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Assad as a last name

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Common first names for Assad

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Assad U.S.
  White 81.21% 64.26%
  African American 6.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Assad

People with the last name Assad are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Assad

  • How Popular is the name Assad? Assad is the 29,742nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Assad was the 19,334th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Assad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 162 babies born with the first name Assad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Assad 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 Assad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Assad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Assad is Friday, April 23rd, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Assad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Assad was in 2009 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Assad: Your name in reverse order is Dassa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Saasd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Assad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,400 people with the last name Assad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Assad? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Assad as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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