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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Assaf

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Assaf is of Arabic origin and means "Someone who uses an excessive amount of strength.".
Other origins: Hebrew

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Notable Persons Named Assaf

Assaf Cohen is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2002. Assaf was born on October 31st, 1972 in Mountain View, California.


Assaf Naor is a in the fields of mathematics and computer science. Assaf was born on May 7th, 1975 in Rehovot.


Assaf Al Qarni is a soccer player for the Ittihad FC, Al-Wehda Club (Mecca), and Saudi Arabia national football team. Assaf was born on April 2nd, 1984 in Saudi Arabia.


Assaf was born on July 8th, 1970 in Israel.



Assaf was born on February 13th, 1931 in Yagur. He breathed his last breath on March 18th, 2000.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Assaf

Mohamamd Assaf is an arabic music musician. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Mohamamd was born on September 1st, 1989 in Misrata. Mohamamd is also known as Asaroukh, Andaleeb Palestine, Assaf Hilm Falastine, Asaroukh ("The Rocket"), Andaleeb Palestine (Nightingale of Palestine), Assaf Hilm Falastine (Assaf Palestine’s Dream), and محمد عساف.


Samir Assaf is a ceo of hsbc global banking & markets, hsbc, and ceo ofhsbcglobal banking & markets. Samir was born on June 20th, 1960 in Achrafieh.


Joseph was born in 1944.


Woodie Assaf was a weather forecasting and weatherman. He was most prominent from 1937 to 2001. Woodie was given the name Woodrow Assaf on March 15th, 1917 in McComb, Mississippi. Woodie is also known as Assaf and Woodrow. He left this life on November 13th, 2009.


Roy was born in 1982.


Rima Assaf is a news presenter and news anchor. Rima was born on March 10th, 1970 in Hardine, North Lebanon.


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Popularity of Assaf as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Assaf U.S.
  White 84.89% 64.26%
  African American 1.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Assaf

People with the last name Assaf are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Assaf

  • How Popular is the name Assaf? Assaf is the 79,376th most popular name of all time. As a last name Assaf was the 21,830th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Assaf have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Assaf in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Assaf? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Assaf first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Assaf is Saturday, June 15th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Assaf born? The highest recorded use of the first name Assaf was in 2000 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Assaf: Your name in reverse order is Fassa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sasaf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Assaf? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,191 people with the last name Assaf.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Assaf? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Assaf as their last name since less than 1 person in 250k 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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