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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Firas

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from India says the name Firas means "Lion" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from Tunisia says the name Firas means "A beast that hunts his pray (usually referring to a lion)" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Firas is of Middle Eastern origin and means "Lion".
  • A submission from Singapore says the name Firas means "Prideful lion" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: Gaelic

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Notable Persons Named Firas

Firas Tlass is a businessman. He was most active from 1980 to 1980. Firas was given the name Firas Mustafa Tlass by his parent Mustafa Tlass on August 20th, 1960 in Damascus.


Firas Al Khatib is a soccer player for the Al-Arabi SC (Kuwait), Al-Karamah SC, Al-Nasr SC (Kuwait), Al Ahli SC (Doha), Qadsia SC, Umm Salal SC, Zakho FC, Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C., Syria national under-17 football team, Syria national under-20 football team, and Syria national under-23 foot. Firas was born on June 9th, 1983 in Homs.


Firas Mugrabi is a soccer player for the Bnei Sakhnin F.C., Maccabi Haifa F.C., Maccabi Netanya F.C., RC Lens, Israel national football team, Israel national under-18 football team, and Israel national under-21 football team. Firas was born on July 24th, 1991 in Shefa-'Amr.



Firas was born in 1941.


Firas Al Ali is a soccer player for the Al-Arabi (Irbid), Taliya SC, Al Shorta SC (Syria), and Al-Sheikh Hussein FC. Firas was born on August 1st, 1985 in Hama.


Fun Facts about the name Firas

  • How Popular is the name Firas? Firas is the 18,354th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Firas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 408 babies born with the first name Firas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Firas 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 Firas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Firas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Firas is Monday, February 16th, 1970.
  • What year had the most people named Firas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Firas was in 2017 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Firas Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Firas is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Firas: Your name in reverse order is Sarif. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sfiar. 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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