First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bassem

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

S is for sensible, the practical side.

S is for strength, there when needed.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Notable Persons Named Bassem

Bassem Youssef is a political satire, news satire, and observational comedy comedian. Bassem was given the name Bassem Muhammad Youssef on March 22nd, 1974 in Cairo.


Bassem was born on February 5th, 1958 in East Jerusalem.


He holds the title Grandmaster and Grandmaster (chess). Bassem was born on September 9th, 1988.


Bassem was born Bassem Yakhour on August 16th, 1971 in Damascus.


Bassem was born in 1964 in Jerusalem.


Bassem was born in 1967. Bassem is also known as باسم التميمي.


Fun Facts about the name Bassem

  • How Popular is the name Bassem? Bassem is the 46,083rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Bassem have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54 babies born with the first name Bassem in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bassem? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bassem first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bassem is Tuesday, June 24th, 1930.
  • What year had the most people named Bassem born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bassem was in 2013 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bassem: Your name in reverse order is Messab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ssambe. How do you pronounce that?

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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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