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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Diab

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dandy, a description of you!

I is for ideals, no higher!

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

Notable Persons Named Diab

Diab was born in 1915 in Jaifiniate al-Mashi, Aleppo Governorate, Syria. He left this life on August 11th, 2009.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Diab

Amr Diab is an arabic pop music, dance music, and folk dance singing, composer, actor, and bodybuilding. His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Amr was given the name Amr Abdel-Basset Abdel-Azeez Diab on October 11th, 1961 in Port Said, Egypt. Amr is also known as El Hadaba.


Maya was born on November 12th, 1980 in Achrafieh.


Hassan Diab is a lecturer.


Lena Diab is an MLA for Halifax Armdale, MLAforHalifax Armdale, Attorney General, Minister of Justice, Minister of Immigration, and Executive Council of Nova Scotia. Her career lasted from 2013 to 2015.


Ali Diab is a soccer player for the Al-Wahda SC Damascus, Al-Majd SC, Al-Jaish SC (Syria), Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C., Al Shorta SC (Syria), Duhok SC, and Syria national football team. Ali was born on May 23rd, 1982 in Ahfer Fauka, Rif Dimashq, Syria.


Ahmed was born on July 15th, 1954.


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Popularity of Diab as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Diab U.S.
  White 82.71% 64.26%
  African American 2.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Diab

People with the last name Diab are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Diab

  • How Popular is the name Diab? Diab is the 83,733rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Diab was the 19,334th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Diab have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Diab in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Diab? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Diab first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Diab is Wednesday, July 9th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Diab born? The highest recorded use of the first name Diab was in 2016 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Diab: Your name in reverse order is Baid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iabd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Diab? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,400 people with the last name Diab.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Diab? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Diab as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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