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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Barakat

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  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Barakat is of Arabic origin and means "Blessing".

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Barakat

He passed away in 1988.


Barakat was born on June 15th, 1988 in Ibra.


Barakat was born on January 1st, 1930.


Barakat ibn Umar Din is a monarch. He holds the title Sultan of the Sultanate of Adal and Sultanof theSultanate of Adal. His career lasted from 16 to 16.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Barakat

Melhem Barakat is a music of lebanon and arabic pop music singing. His most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to 1960. Melhem was born Melhem Barakat on August 15th, 1945 in Kfarshima.


Hoda Barakat is a writer, novelist, and feminist. Hoda was born in 1952 in Lebanon.


Mohamed Barakat is a soccer player for the Al-Sekka Al-Hadid, Ismaily SC, Al-Arabi SC (Qatar), Al-Ahli Saudi FC, Al Ahly SC, and Egypt national football team. Mohamed was born on September 7th, 1976 in Cairo, Egypt. Mohamed is also known as محمد بركات (Arabic).


Salim Barakat is a magic realism novelist and poet. Salim was born in 1951 in Al-Qamishli.


Hisham Barakat was a Prosecutor Generalof Egypt, Attorney general, and Egypt. Hisham was born on November 21st, 1950. He breathed his last breath on June 29th, 2015.


He died in 2013.


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Popularity of Barakat as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barakat U.S.
  White 82.64% 64.26%
  African American 2.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barakat

People with the last name Barakat are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Barakat

  • How Popular is the name Barakat? Barakat is the 90,107th most popular name of all time. As a last name Barakat was the 13,360th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Barakat have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Barakat in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Barakat? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Barakat first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Barakat is Saturday, November 22nd, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Barakat born? The highest recorded use of the first name Barakat was in 2004 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Barakat: Your name in reverse order is Takarab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaabtkr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barakat? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,281 people with the last name Barakat.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barakat? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Barakat as their last name since less than 1 person in 130k 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).
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