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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Faraj

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Alt. Meaning

F is for fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

J is for jolly, the fun side!

Notable Persons Named Faraj

Faraj was born on November 3rd, 1947 in Shiraz. Faraj is also known as Sarkuhi and Faradsch.


Faraj Laheeb is a soccer player for the Al-Yarmouk SC (Kuwait), Kuwait SC, Al-Salmiya SC, Kazma SC, and Kuwait national football team. Faraj was born on October 3rd, 1978 in Kuwait.


Faraj Al-Barasi is a soccer player for the Al-Nasr SC (Benghazi) and Libya national football team.


Faraj Garayev is a composer. Faraj was born on December 19th, 1943.


Faraj Juma is a soccer player.


Faraj Salah Abdallah Al-Jamet is a sports team member for the Olympic Azzaweya S.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Faraj

Muhammad was born in 1954. He passed away in 1982.


Ali was born in 1969 in Riyadh.


Nasir-ad-Din was born in 1386. He passed away in 1411.


Mustafa was born in 1935 in Mahabad. He passed away in 1974.


Saad Al Faraj is an actor. He has been prominent since 1958. Saad was born on January 11th, 1938.


Jumah was born on April 14th, 1985.


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Popularity of Faraj as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Faraj U.S.
  White 86.80% 64.26%
  African American 1.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Faraj

People with the last name Faraj are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Faraj

  • How Popular is the name Faraj? Faraj is the 58,809th most popular name of all time. As a last name Faraj was the 23,096th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Faraj have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 24 babies born with the first name Faraj in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Faraj? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Faraj first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Faraj is Monday, November 11th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Faraj born? The highest recorded use of the first name Faraj was in 1992 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Faraj: Your name in reverse order is Jaraf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rjfaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Faraj? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,106 people with the last name Faraj.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Faraj? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Faraj as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k 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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