Farhan

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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
637
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Farhan

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
63%
English
19%
Urdu,Indian
6%
Indonesian
6%
Indian (Sanskrit)
6%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from India says the name Farhan is of Arabic origin and means "Happy".
  • According to a user from Bangladesh, the name Farhan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from Pakistan says the name Farhan means "Gift of God" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from Bangladesh says the name Farhan is of Arabic origin and means "Happy".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Farhan is of Arabic origin and means "Extremely Happy".

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Notable Persons Named Farhan

John Abraham is an actor, film producer, model (people), and model. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. John was given the name Farhan Abraham on December 17th, 1972 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Farhan Akhtar is an actor, director, singer, producer, and writer.He was most active from 2001 to present. Farhan was born Farhan Akhtar as the child of Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani on January 9th, 1974 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Farhan Saeed is a pop rock musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Farhan was born Farhan Saeed on September 14th, 1984 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

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Farhan Zaidi is a general manager. He was most prominent from 2005 to present. Farhan was born on November 11th, 1976 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

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Farhan Ally Agha is an actor, model (people), and model. Farhan was born on May 12th, 1975 in Karachi. Farhan is also known as Farhan Ali Agha.

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Farhan Khan is an actor, model (people), and model. He has been prominent since 2010. Farhan was born on May 6th, 1983 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Farhan

Mohammed Hameed Farhan is a soccer player for the Zakho FC, Ramadi FC, Al-Kahraba, Al Shorta SC, Iraq national under-20 football team, and Iraq national football team. Mohammed was born on January 24th, 1993 in Fallujah.

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Rana Farhan is a blues, jazz, and experimental music musician. Her career lasted from 2005 to 2005.

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Mohd Ariff Farhan is a soccer player for the Kedah FA, Bukit Jalil Sports School, Harimau Muda A, Harimau Muda B, and Malaysia national under-23 football team. Mohd was born on July 14th, 1996 in Pokok Sena.

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Razzaq Farhan is a soccer player for the Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, Bahrain SC, Al-Sharjah SCC, Al-Shamal Sports Club, Qatar SC, Riffa S.C., Dubai CSC, Ajman Club, Al-Baqa'a Club, Al-Faisaly SC (Amman), Iraq national football team, and Iraq national under-23 football team. Razzaq was born on July 1st, 1977 in Baghdad.

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Fareez Farhan is a soccer player for the Young Lions FC, Gombak United FC, Hougang United FC, and Singapore national under-22 football team. Fareez was born on July 29th, 1994 in Singapore.

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Saleh Ahmed Farhan is a soccer player for the Riffa S.C., Qatar SC, and Bahrain national football team. Saleh was born on January 1st, 1981 in Bahrain.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 10 0 10
1979 5 0 5
1980 6 0 6
1981 10 0 10
1982 13 0 13
1983 8 0 8
1984 25 0 25
1985 19 0 19
1986 18 0 18
1987 20 0 20
1988 19 0 19
1989 16 0 16
1990 22 0 22
1991 17 0 17
1992 25 0 25
1993 27 0 27
1994 22 0 22
1995 25 0 25
1996 39 0 39
1997 31 0 31
1998 36 0 36
1999 36 0 36
2000 36 0 36
2001 30 0 30
2002 45 0 45
2003 38 0 38
2004 40 0 40
2005 49 0 49
2006 55 0 55
2007 53 0 53
2008 49 0 49
2009 60 0 60
2010 60 0 60
2011 59 0 59
2012 53 0 53
2013 62 0 62
2014 34 0 34
2015 52 0 52
2016 58 0 58
2017 66 0 66

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Farhan U.S.
  White 55.57% 64.26%
  African American 2.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 28.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.94% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Farhan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Farhan

  • How Popular is the name Farhan? Farhan is the 8,736th most popular name of all time. As a last name Farhan was the 35,345th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Farhan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,348 babies born with the first name Farhan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Farhan to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Farhan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Farhan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Farhan is Friday, January 12th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Farhan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Farhan was in 2017 with a total of 66 babies.
  • Random Farhan Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Farhan is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Farhan: Your name in reverse order is Nahraf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahrnaf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Farhan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 637 people with the last name Farhan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Farhan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Farhan as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k 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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