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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dawud

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Alt. Meaning

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

A is for assertive, a great leader

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

Notable Persons Named Dawud

He holds the title Vicegerent of God. Dawud was born in 10 in Jerusalem. Dawud is also known as Dāwîḏ. He died in 9.

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Dawud was born in 1950.

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Dawud Wharnsby is a folk music, nasheed, spoken word, hamd, and world music musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, mandolin, banjo, bazouki, oud, bodhran, bongos, djembe, clarinet, tin whistle, Bouzouki, Bodhrán, and Bongo drum. He has been prominent since 1991. Dawud was given the name David Howard Wharnsby on June 27th, 1972 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Dawud is also known as Dawud Wharnsby-Ali and Dawud Ali.

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Dawud was born in 815 in Kufa. He passed away in 883.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dawud

He holds the title Vicegerent of God. Dawud was born in 10 in Jerusalem. Dawud is also known as Dāwîḏ. He died in 9.

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Askiya Dawud is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Songhai Empire and Emperor of theSonghai Empire. He was most prominent from 1549 to 1582.

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Talib was born on January 26th, 1923. He died in 1999.

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Shadi Dawud is an athlete for the Shabab Al-Hussein SC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 0 6
1971 8 0 8
1972 12 0 12
1973 6 0 6
1974 25 0 25
1975 19 0 19
1976 21 0 21
1977 40 0 40
1978 35 0 35
1979 28 0 28
1980 25 0 25
1981 29 0 29
1982 20 0 20
1983 13 0 13
1984 8 0 8
1985 10 0 10
1986 11 0 11
1987 12 0 12
1988 10 0 10
1989 8 0 8
1990 8 0 8
1991 12 0 12
1992 6 0 6
1993 11 0 11
1994 6 0 6
1995 14 0 14
1996 11 0 11
1997 17 0 17
1998 13 0 13
1999 14 0 14
2000 12 0 12
2001 12 0 12
2002 11 0 11
2003 11 0 11
2004 16 0 16
2005 13 0 13
2006 10 0 10
2007 14 0 14
2008 13 0 13
2009 13 0 13
2010 17 0 17
2011 22 0 22
2012 25 0 25
2013 17 0 17
2014 21 0 21
2015 30 0 30
2016 25 0 25
2017 21 0 21

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Popularity of Dawud as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dawud U.S.
  White 54.97% 64.26%
  African American 32.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dawud

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dawud

  • How Popular is the name Dawud? Dawud is the 12,553rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dawud was the 104,602nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dawud have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 761 babies born with the first name Dawud in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dawud to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dawud? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dawud first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dawud is Friday, March 18th, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Dawud born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dawud was in 1977 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Dawud Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dawud is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Dawud: Your name in reverse order is Duwad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Awddu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dawud? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 171 people with the last name Dawud.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dawud? Dawud 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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