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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Assam

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  1. State in northeastern India
  1. A state in north-eastern India.
    Dispur is the state capital of .
  2. (historical) The former realm it was named after.
  3. A black tea named after the above Indian region where it is grown.

Assam was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish

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Popularity of Assam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Assam U.S.
  White 28.76% 64.26%
  African American 35.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 13.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Assam

People with the last name Assam are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Assam

  • How Popular is the name Assam? As a last name Assam was the 114,424th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Assam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Assam is Saturday, May 15th, 1915.
  • How unique is the name Assam? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Assam. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Assam: Your name in reverse order is Massa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Msasa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Assam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 153 people with the last name Assam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Assam? Assam is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Assams Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Assam born Jun 3, 1947

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Greece approximately on 550. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.