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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ayoub

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Ayoub means "Life in space" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from Morocco says the name Ayoub means "Repentant and reference to God" and is of Muslim origin.

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Alt. Meaning

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

Notable Persons Named Ayoub

Ayoub Tabet was a (Acting), Prime Minister of French Mandate of Lebanon, President of Lebanon, List of Prime Ministers of Lebanon, and List of Presidents of Lebanon. His most notable accomplishments were from 1936 to 1937. Ayoub was born in 1884. He breathed his last breath in 1951.


Ayoub Abdellaoui is a soccer player for the USM Alger, Algeria national under-20 football team, and Algeria national under-23 football team. Ayoub was born on February 16th, 1993 in Reghaïa.


Ayoub Odisho is an athlete for the Al-Talaba SC and Iraq national football team. Ayoub was born in 1960 in Baghdad.


Ayoub Qanir is a film director, writer, industrial designer, and industrial design. He has had major accomplishments since 2001.


Ayoub El Khaliqi is an athlete for the AS FAR Club, Fath Union Sport, Wydad Casablanca, and Morocco national football team. Ayoub was born on December 12th, 1986 in Rabat. Ayoub is also known as Lion d'Atlas.


Ayoub Vali is a soccer player for the Foolad F.C. Ayoub was born on August 9th, 1987 in Ahvaz.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ayoub

Yassin Ayoub is a soccer player for the FC Utrecht, HFC Haarlem, AFC Ajax, Netherlands national under-17 football team, and Netherlands national under-19 football team. Yassin was born on March 6th, 1994 in Al Hoceima.


Serge was born on October 29th, 1964.


Elizabeth Ayoub is an arabic music, music of latin america, and instrumental musician. She was most active from 2000 to present. Elizabeth was born in Caracas, Venezuela.


Ramez Ayoub is a Mayor of Lorraine, Lorraine City Councillor, Mayor ofLorraine, and LorraineCity Councillor. His career lasted from 2015 to 2015.


She holds the title Miss Earth Lebanon 2014 and Miss Earth Lebanon2014. Nawal was born in Barranquilla.


George was born on October 23rd, 1963 in Sydney.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1988 5 0 5
1993 5 0 5
1994 7 0 7
1995 6 0 6
1996 8 0 8
1997 7 0 7
1998 17 0 17
1999 9 0 9
2000 17 0 17
2001 15 0 15
2002 19 0 19
2003 29 0 29
2004 24 0 24
2005 21 0 21
2006 25 0 25
2007 30 0 30
2008 35 0 35
2009 33 0 33
2010 40 0 40
2011 27 0 27
2012 41 0 41
2013 39 0 39
2014 55 0 55
2015 39 0 39
2016 38 0 38
2017 59 0 59

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Popularity of Ayoub as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ayoub U.S.
  White 86.32% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ayoub

People with the last name Ayoub are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ayoub

  • How Popular is the name Ayoub? Ayoub is the 13,830th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ayoub was the 10,545th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ayoub have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 650 babies born with the first name Ayoub in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ayoub 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 Ayoub? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ayoub first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ayoub is Monday, February 18th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Ayoub born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ayoub was in 2017 with a total of 59 babies.
  • Random Ayoub Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ayoub is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Ayoub: Your name in reverse order is Buoya. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Youab. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ayoub? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,041 people with the last name Ayoub.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ayoub? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Ayoub as their last name.

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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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