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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. The second largest city in Iraq; an oil port in southern Iraq
  1. A city and port in southeast Iraq.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Basra

Geeta Basra is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 2006 to present. Geeta was born on March 13th, 1984 in Portsmouth, England.


He holds the title Theologian and Arabic. Imam was born in 642 in Medina. He breathed his last breath in 728.


Asif Basra is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2001.


Riaz was born in 1967 in Sargodha. He left this life on May 14th, 2002.


Deep Cold is a southern hip hop and desi hip hop rapping. He was most active from 2005 to 2014. Deep was given the name Amardeep Singh Basra . Deep is also known as Deep Cold and Deep Da 1.


Harri Basra is a sports team member for the Pelsall Villa F.C.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Basra U.S.
  White 4.25% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 90.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Basra

People with the last name Basra are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Basra

  • How Popular is the name Basra? Basra is the 84,347th most popular name of all time. As a last name Basra was the 40,432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Basra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Basra in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Basra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2017 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Basra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Basra is Monday, May 23rd, 1921.
  • What year had the most people named Basra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Basra was in 2017 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Basra: Your name in reverse order is Arsab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raabs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Basra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 541 people with the last name Basra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Basra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Basra as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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