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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bahar

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  • According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Bahar is of Persian or Iranian origin and means "From Avestan, or old Persian word, Vahar ( similarly Vasri, Vanri, Vahri), meaning Spring. Word Primavera has the same root.".
  • A submission from Kazakhstan says the name Bahar means "Means "Spring"" and is of Kurdish origin.
  • A submission from Iran says the name Bahar means "Spring" and is of Persian origin.
  • A user from California, United States says the name Bahar is of Persian or Iranian origin and means "Spring".
  • According to a user from Iraq, the name Bahar is of Kurdish origin and means "Spring".
Other origins: Arabic

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ba*har"
A weight used in certain parts of the East Indies, varying considerably in different localities, the range being from 223 to 625 pounds.

Etymology: Ar. bahār, from bahara to charge with a load


From Arabic [Term?], from [script needed] (bahara, “to charge with a load”).

  1. A weight used in parts of the East Indies, varying from about 223 to 625 pounds.
    30 of ivory

bahar was also found in the following language(s): Azeri, Cebuano, Hausa, and Turkish

Notable Persons Named Bahar

Bahar Pars is an actress and director. She was most prominent from 2006 to present. Bahar was born on March 28th, 1979 in Shiraz, Iran.


Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to 2012. Bahar was born on March 30th, 1975 in Tehran.


Bahar Dutt is a television journalist and environmental editor. Bahar was born in 1975 in New Delhi, Delhi, India.


Bahar Kızıl is a pop music, dance-pop, and contemporary r&b singer-songwriter. Their ongoing career started in 2006. Bahar was born Bahar Kızıl on October 5th, 1988 in Freiburg im Breisgau.


Bahar was born on February 6th, 1988 in İzmir.


Bahar Begum is an actor and film actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1956. Bahar was given the name Kishwar Begum in 1942.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bahar

Dany Bahar is a founder and ceo of ares. Dany was born in 1971 in Istanbul. Dany is also known as Bahar and Taner.


Mohammad-Taqi Bahar was a poet, politician, and journalist. Mohammad-Taqi was born on November 6th, 1884 in Mashhad. He passed away on April 22nd, 1951.


Ali was born in 1960. He left this life on July 3rd, 2011.


Mehrdad was born in 1930. He passed away on November 13th, 1994.


Ahmad was born in 1949.


Waleed Bahar is a soccer player for the Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, Al-Naft, Al Shorta SC, Iraq national under-23 football team, and Iraq national football team. Waleed was born on April 27th, 1991 in Iraq.


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Popularity of Bahar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bahar U.S.
  White 52.94% 64.26%
  African American 22.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bahar

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

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Fun Facts about the name Bahar

  • How Popular is the name Bahar? Bahar is the 18,520th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bahar was the 38,332nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bahar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 402 babies born with the first name Bahar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bahar 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 Bahar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bahar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bahar is Monday, March 30th, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Bahar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bahar was in 2015 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Bahar Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bahar is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Bahar: Your name in reverse order is Rahab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bhara. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bahar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 578 people with the last name Bahar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bahar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bahar as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.