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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coran

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Coran is of Irish origin and means "Crescent moon".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Coran is of Hebrew origin and means "Light".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Coran is of Irish origin and means "Crescent Moon".
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International Interest
  1. Obsolete spelling of Qur'an

Coran was also found in the following language(s): French and Romanian

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Coran as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coran U.S.
  White 79.49% 64.26%
  African American 12.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coran

People with the last name Coran are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Coran

  • How Popular is the name Coran? Coran is the 40,695th most popular name of all time. As a last name Coran was the 49,087th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coran have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 76 babies born with the first name Coran in the United States. That's more than enough people named Coran 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 Coran? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Coran first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coran is Wednesday, January 19th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Coran born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coran was in 2002 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Coran: Your name in reverse order is Naroc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nraoc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coran? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 429 people with the last name Coran.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coran? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Coran as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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