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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Belal

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  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Belal is of Arabic origin and means "Different way or writing bilal, which is based off of bilal al habashi, which was one of the most trusted and loyal companions of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. considered as the first muezzin, chosen by Muhammad himself. also could mean the chosen one, or the one to be".
  • According to a user from Palestine, the name Belal is of Unknown origin and means "Sound of a beautiful bird".

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Notable Persons Named Belal

Belal Mansoor Ali is an athlete. Belal was born on October 17th, 1988 in Kenya.

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Belal was born on February 20th, 1936 in Musapur, Sandwip, Chittagong. He breathed his last breath on July 30th, 2013.

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Belal Abduldaim is a soccer player for the Sur SC, Al-Karamah SC, Al-Muharraq SC, Al-Wehdat SC, Al-Suwaiq Club, and Syria national football team. Belal was born on October 1st, 1983 in Homs. Belal is also known as بلال لؤي عبد الدايم(Arabic).

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Belal was born in 1973.

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Belal was born on August 2nd, 1984.

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Belal Gamal is an athlete for the Petrojet FC.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Belal

Ahmad Belal is a soccer player for the Al Ahly SC, Konyaspor, MKE Ankaragücü, Smouha SC, ENPPI Club, Al-Naft, Al-Wehdat SC, and Egypt national football team. Ahmad was born on August 20th, 1980 in Al Sharqia Governorate.

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Ryan Belal is an athlete for the Ohod Club, Al-Nassr FC, Al-Qadisiyah FC, Al-Raed FC, Al-Faisaly FC (Harmah), Al-Taawoun FC, Ettifaq FC, and Saudi Arabia national football team. Ryan was born in 1988 in Madina, Saudi Arabia.

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Mohamed Belal is an athlete for the Al Nasr FC (Cairo).

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How popular is the baby name Belal in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 0 5
1979 6 0 6
1980 8 0 8
1981 5 0 5
1982 5 0 5
1983 7 0 7
1984 8 0 8
1985 8 0 8
1986 9 0 9
1987 12 0 12
1988 8 0 8
1989 16 0 16
1990 24 0 24
1991 10 0 10
1992 16 0 16
1993 20 0 20
1994 15 0 15
1995 22 0 22
1996 24 0 24
1997 20 0 20
1998 19 0 19
1999 14 0 14
2000 18 0 18
2001 19 0 19
2002 17 0 17
2003 28 0 28
2004 16 0 16
2005 22 0 22
2006 20 0 20
2007 18 0 18
2008 20 0 20
2009 14 0 14
2010 15 0 15
2011 12 0 12
2012 18 0 18
2013 13 0 13
2014 9 0 9
2015 17 0 17
2016 21 0 21
2017 14 0 14

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Belal U.S.
  White 41.38% 64.26%
  African American 11.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 42.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Belal

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

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Fun Facts about the name Belal

  • How Popular is the name Belal? Belal is the 14,683rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Belal was the 119,508th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Belal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 592 babies born with the first name Belal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Belal 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 Belal? 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 Belal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Belal is Monday, March 2nd, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Belal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Belal was in 2003 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Belal Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Belal is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Belal: Your name in reverse order is Laleb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Llabe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Belal? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 145 people with the last name Belal.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Belal? Belal is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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