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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Essam

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  • A user from Canada says the name Essam is of Arabic origin and means "Safeguard".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Essam

Essam El-Hadary is a soccer player for the Wadi Degla SC, Al Ahly SC, FC Sion, Ismaily SC, Zamalek SC, Al-Merrikh SC, El Ittihad Alexandria, and Egypt national football team. Essam was born on January 15th, 1973 in Damietta.


Essam Sharaf is a Prime Minister of Egypt, Minister of Transportation, and Ministry of Transportation (Egypt). Essam was born on July 12th, 1952 in Giza.


Essam was born in 1960 in Cairo. Essam is also known as Essam.


Essam el-Erian is a Vice Chairman of the Freedom, Justice Party, Freedom, and Justice Party (Egypt). Essam was born on April 28th, 1954 in Imbaba, Egypt.


Essam Yassin is a soccer player for the Baghdad FC, Al-Kahraba, Al-Hurriya SC, Sulaymaniyah FC, Duhok SC, Erbil SC, and Iraq national football team. Essam was born on March 11th, 1987 in Iraq.


Essam Eldin Khalil is a in the fields of thermal power, combustion, environmental engineering, and heat transfer. Essam was given the name Essam Eldin Khalil Hassan Khalil on July 12th, 1948 in Scotland.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Essam

Ramy was born in 1987 in Mansoura, Egypt. Ramy is also known as رامى عصام.


Connor Essam is a soccer player for the Leyton Orient F.C., Gillingham F.C., Bishop's Stortford F.C., Dover Athletic F.C., Dartford F.C., Luton Town F.C., and Crawley Town F.C. Connor was born on July 9th, 1992 in Chatham, England.


Mohamed Essam is a sports team member for the Zamalek SC.


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Popularity of Essam as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Essam

  • How Popular is the name Essam? Essam is the 37,629th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Essam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 93 babies born with the first name Essam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Essam 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 Essam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Essam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Essam is Sunday, August 7th, 1938.
  • What year had the most people named Essam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Essam was in 2015 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Essam: Your name in reverse order is Masse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esams. How do you pronounce that?

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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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