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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ehsan

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  • According to a user from Iran, the name Ehsan is of Persian origin and means "Benefaction".
  • A submission from Australia says the name Ehsan means "Patient gresious person really honest with everything" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from Canada says the name Ehsan is of Persian or Iranian origin and means "BENEFACTION".
Other origins: Arabic

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From Persian. The meaning of the name Ehsan is "favour".

  1. A transliteration of a Persian male given name.

Notable Persons Named Ehsan

Ehsan Hajsafi is a soccer player for the FSV Frankfurt, Zob Ahan Esfahan F.C., Sepahan F.C., Tractor Sazi F.C., Iran national under-17 football team, Iran national under-20 football team, and Iran national under-23 football team. Ehsan was born on February 25th, 1990 in Kashan.


Ehsan was born in 1929 in Burhanpur. He breathed his last breath on February 28th, 2002.


Ehsan Yarshater is a director of the center for iranian studies at columbia university, columbia university, and director of the center for iranian studies atcolumbia university. Ehsan was born on April 3rd, 1920 in Hamadan.


His military service ended in 2007. Ehsan was born on September 22nd, 1949 in Mardan.


Ehsan Khajeh Amiri is a persian pop music musician. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Ehsan was given the name Ehsan Khajeh Amiri Khaledi on October 29th, 1984 in Tehran.


Ehsan Haddadi is an athlete. Ehsan was born on January 20th, 1985 in Tehran.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ehsan


Sabrina Porshi is a singer and singing. Her ongoing career started in 2008. Sabrina was given the name Sabrina Ehsan in Brahmanbaria.


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Popularity of Ehsan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ehsan U.S.
  White 31.59% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 54.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 12.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ehsan

People with the last name Ehsan are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Ehsan

  • How Popular is the name Ehsan? Ehsan is the 19,801st most popular name of all time. As a last name Ehsan was the 53,913th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ehsan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 358 babies born with the first name Ehsan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ehsan 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 Ehsan? 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 Ehsan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ehsan is Friday, November 29th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Ehsan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ehsan was in 2013 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Ehsan Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ehsan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Ehsan: Your name in reverse order is Nashe. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anseh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ehsan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 383 people with the last name Ehsan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ehsan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ehsan as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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