First Name
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 Awais

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from India, the name Awais is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Friendly".
  • A user from Afghanistan says the name Awais is of Arabic origin and means "Gifted or bestowed".
  • According to a user from Afghanistan, the name Awais is of Arabic origin and means "Gifted".
  • A user from Pakistan says the name Awais is of Unknown origin and means "An Old Man".
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Notable Persons Named Awais

Awais Leghari is a Member of Parliament and National Assembly of Pakistan. He has had major accomplishments since 2013. Awais was born on March 22nd, 1971.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Awais

Mohammad was born on October 25th, 1992 in Hyderabad, Pakistan.


Nasir was born on June 6th, 1983 in Hyderabad, Pakistan.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Awais U.S.
  White 8.99% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 79.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Awais

People with the last name Awais are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Awais

  • How Popular is the name Awais? Awais is the 34,841st most popular name of all time. As a last name Awais was the 101,247th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Awais have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 113 babies born with the first name Awais in the United States. That's more than enough people named Awais 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 Awais? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Awais first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Awais is Saturday, August 23rd, 1924.
  • What year had the most people named Awais born? The highest recorded use of the first name Awais was in 2002 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Awais Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Awais is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Awais: Your name in reverse order is Siawa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Siwaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Awais? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 178 people with the last name Awais.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Awais? Awais 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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