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Fun Facts about the name Caliph

  • How many people with the first name Caliph have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 191 babies born with the first name Caliph in the United States. That's more than enough people named Caliph 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 Caliph? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Caliph first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Caliph is Saturday, March 22nd, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Caliph born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caliph was in 1974 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Caliph Factoid: According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Caliph is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1974.
  • Weird things about the name Caliph: Your name in reverse order is Hpilac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cialph. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Caliph" mean? The list below shows the origins of Caliph as well as things modernly associated with the name Caliph such as celebrities named Caliph.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ca"liph
Successor or vicar; the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state; -- a title of the successors of Mohammed both as temporal and spiritual rulers, used formerly by the sultans of Turkey.

Etymology: OE. caliphe califfe, F. califecf. Sp. califa), fr. Ar. khalīfan successor, fr. khalafa to succed (i. e. a successor of Mohammed)

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  1. The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth

From Old French caliphe, from Medieval Latin calipha, from Arabic خَلِيفَة (ḵalīfa, “caliph”) and خَلِيف (ḵalīf, “successor”).

  1. The political leader of the Muslim world, successor of Muhammad's political authority, not religious or spiritual.
    Ahmadis call their the Khalifatul Masih.

Other Inspirations for the Name Caliph

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What does the name Caliph mean?

Cis for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

Ais for able, for you surely are.

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Iis for immense, are your great qualities

Pis for patience, the best of you!

His for handy, the helpful you.

Past life for Caliph born Feb 22, 1994

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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