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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aziz

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Alt. Meaning

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

Notable Persons Named Aziz

Aziz Ansari is an observational comedy and improvisational theatre comedian. Aziz was born on February 23rd, 1983 in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.


Aziz Shavershian was a bodybuilding, personal trainer, internet celebrity, model (people), stripper, bodybuilder, and model. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to 2011. Aziz was given the name Aziz Sergeyevich Shavershian on March 24th, 1989 in Moscow, Soviet Union. Aziz is also known as Zyzz and Az. He passed away on August 5th, 2011.


Aziz Sancar is a scientist in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, dna repair, and molecular biophysics. Aziz was born on September 8th, 1946 in Savur.


Aziz Mian Qawwal was a qawwali musician. He plays Pump organ. His most notable accomplishments were from 1966 to 2000. Aziz was given the name Abdul Aziz on April 17th, 1942 in Delhi, British India. Aziz is also known as Aziz Mian Mairthi. He died on December 6th, 2000.


Aziz Mirza is a director, producer, film director, and film producer. Aziz was born in 1947.


Aziz Bouhaddouz is a soccer player for the SV Sandhausen, SpVgg 03 Neu-Isenburg, FSV Frankfurt, FC Erzgebirge Aue, FSV Frankfurt II, SV Wehen Wiesbaden II, SV Wehen Wiesbaden, FC Viktoria Köln, and Bayer 04 Leverkusen II. Aziz was born on March 30th, 1987 in Berkane, Morocco.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aziz

Riza Aziz is a film producer, co-founder, chairman of red granite pictures, red granite pictures, and chairman ofred granite pictures. Riza was given the name Riza Shahriz Bin Abdul Aziz by his parents Rosmah Mansor and Najib Razak.


Nakash Aziz is a filmi musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2010.


Tariq Aziz was an office holder. Tariq was given the name Mikhail Yuhanna on April 28th, 1936 in Tel Keppe. He breathed his last breath on June 5th, 2015.


Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz is a President of the High Council of State, President of Mauritania, 12th Chairperson of the African Union, President of theHigh Council of State, and List of heads of state of Mauritania. His military service ended in 2009. Mohamed was born on December 20th, 1956 in Akjoujt.


Mohammed Aziz is a playback singer musician. He was most active from 1982 to present. Mohammed was given the name Syed Mohammed Aziz-un-Nabi on July 2nd, 1954 in Kolkata. Mohammed is also known as Munna.


Talat Aziz is a ghazal and playback singer musician. He was most active from 1979 to present. Talat was born on November 11th, 1956 in Hyderabad, India.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 5 0 5
1972 6 0 6
1974 5 0 5
1976 6 0 6
1977 6 0 6
1978 19 0 19
1979 21 0 21
1980 12 0 12
1981 15 0 15
1982 21 0 21
1983 20 0 20
1984 22 0 22
1985 20 0 20
1986 14 0 14
1987 22 0 22
1988 23 0 23
1989 19 0 19
1990 14 0 14
1991 20 0 20
1992 26 0 26
1993 35 0 35
1994 23 0 23
1995 33 0 33
1996 29 0 29
1997 34 0 34
1998 38 0 38
1999 48 0 48
2000 41 0 41
2001 37 0 37
2002 29 0 29
2003 19 0 19
2004 35 0 35
2005 39 0 39
2006 32 0 32
2007 40 0 40
2008 24 0 24
2009 35 0 35
2010 34 0 34
2011 43 0 43
2012 54 0 54
2013 62 0 62
2014 44 0 44
2015 55 0 55
2016 63 0 63
2017 50 0 50

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Popularity of Aziz as a first name

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Popularity of Aziz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Aziz U.S.
  White 43.29% 64.26%
  African American 9.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 37.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.12% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Aziz

People with the last name Aziz are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Aziz

  • How Popular is the name Aziz? Aziz is the 8,986th most popular name of all time. As a last name Aziz was the 5,187th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Aziz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,292 babies born with the first name Aziz in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aziz to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aziz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Aziz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aziz is Sunday, January 2nd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Aziz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aziz was in 2016 with a total of 63 babies.
  • Random Aziz Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aziz is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Aziz: Your name in reverse order is Ziza. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zazi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Aziz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,740 people with the last name Aziz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Aziz? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Aziz 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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