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Persian بخش

  1. An administrative division of Iran, similar to a township in the United States or a district in England.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bakhsh

Mian Muhammad Bakhsh was a sufi poetry poet. Mian was born in 1830 in Khari Sharif. He left this life in 1907.


Ayesha Bakhsh is a news presenter, journalist, and news anchor. She holds the title Geo TV Nazim Hazir Ho and anchor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Ayesha was born on July 4th, 1981 in Pakpattan.


Muhammad Kam Bakhsh was royalty. He holds the title Shahzada of the Mughal Empire and Shahzada of theMughal Empire. He was most active from 1707 to 1709. Muhammad was born as the child of Aurangzeb and Udaipuri Mahal on March 6th, 1667 in Delhi. He breathed his last breath on January 14th, 1709.


Murad Bakhsh was royalty. He holds the title Shahzada of the Mughal Empire and Shahzada of theMughal Empire. Murad was born as the child of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal on October 9th, 1624 in Rohtasgarh Fort. He passed away on December 14th, 1661.


Hadhrat was born on August 21st, 1552 in Gujrat City. He passed away on May 18th, 1654.


Ustad Rahim Bakhsh was a khayal, thumri, tarana, ghazal classic, khyal, and ghazal hindustani classical vocalist and hindustani classical music. His career lasted from 1935 to 2000. Ustad was given the name Rahim Bakhsh in 1920 in Kharabat, Kabul. Ustad is also known as Ustad Bakhsh Waris-e-Kharabat Koy e Kharabat. He died in 2002.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bakhsh U.S.
  White 27.92% 64.26%
  African American 3.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 56.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bakhsh

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

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Fun Facts about the name Bakhsh

  • How Popular is the name Bakhsh? As a last name Bakhsh was the 93,125th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Bakhsh? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Bakhsh was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Bakhsh: Your name in reverse order is Hshkab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Habkhs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bakhsh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 197 people with the last name Bakhsh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bakhsh? Bakhsh is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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