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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Faraz mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Faraz

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  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Faraz is of Arabic origin and means "Smart and cool".
Other origins: Persian

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Alt. Meaning

F is for fancy, never just plain you!

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

R is for rational, the way you think.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

Notable Persons Named Faraz

Faraz Fareed Rabbani is a philosopher. Faraz was born in Karachi.

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Faraz Anwar is an instrumental rock and progressive metal musician. He plays Guitar. His ongoing career started in 1989. Faraz was born on July 15th, 1977 in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Faraz was born on September 9th, 1985.

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Faraz Kamalvand is an athlete for the Gostaresh Foulad F.C. Faraz was born on July 27th, 1975 in Khorramabad.

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Faraz Fatemi is a soccer player for the Machine Sazi Tabriz F.C., Fajr Sepasi F.C., Egaleo F.C., Esteghlal F.C., Zob Ahan Esfahan F.C., Persepolis F.C., Sanat Mes Kerman F.C., and Iran national football team. Faraz was born on October 4th, 1977 in Shiraz.

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Faraz was born on April 25th, 1993 in Karachi.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Faraz

Ahmed Faraz was a ghazal urdu poetry and lecturer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1950 to 2008. Ahmed was given the name Syed Ahmad Shah Ali on January 12th, 1931 in Kohat. He left this life on August 25th, 2008.

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Shibli Faraz is a Pakistani Senator for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and PakistaniSenatorforKhyber Pakhtunkhwa. Shibli was born in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

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Tahir was born in Budaun.

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Ahadi Faraz is an athlete for the Käpylän Pallo.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 0 5
1978 9 0 9
1979 5 0 5
1980 6 0 6
1981 8 0 8
1982 6 0 6
1983 12 0 12
1984 12 0 12
1985 10 0 10
1986 15 0 15
1987 16 0 16
1988 13 0 13
1989 12 0 12
1990 20 0 20
1991 19 0 19
1992 20 0 20
1993 20 0 20
1994 20 0 20
1995 17 0 17
1996 14 0 14
1997 16 0 16
1998 25 0 25
1999 20 0 20
2000 22 0 22
2001 25 0 25
2002 25 0 25
2003 21 0 21
2004 15 0 15
2005 20 0 20
2006 14 0 14
2007 17 0 17
2008 21 0 21
2009 10 0 10
2010 10 0 10
2011 6 0 6
2012 13 0 13
2013 8 0 8
2014 8 0 8
2015 9 0 9
2016 7 0 7
2017 14 0 14

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Faraz U.S.
  White 21.55% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 70.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Faraz

People with the last name Faraz are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Faraz

  • How Popular is the name Faraz? Faraz is the 14,792nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Faraz was the 143,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Faraz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 585 babies born with the first name Faraz in the United States. That's more than enough people named Faraz 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 Faraz? 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 Faraz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Faraz is Friday, November 26th, 1976.
  • What year had the most people named Faraz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Faraz was in 1998 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Faraz Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Faraz is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Faraz: Your name in reverse order is Zaraf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Afraz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Faraz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 116 people with the last name Faraz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Faraz? Faraz 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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