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128
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Furkan

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  • A submission from Turkey says the name Furkan means "Evidence: proof" and is of Turkish origin.
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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Furkan

Furkan Korkmaz is a basketball player for the Anadolu Efes Istanbul and Anadolu Efes S.K. in the Turkish Basketball Super League and Euroleague. He has been prominent since 2012. Furkan was born on July 24th, 1997 in Bakırköy, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Furkan Aldemir is a basketball player for the Karşıyaka Basket, Galatasaray S.K. (men's basketball), Philadelphia 76ers, and Darüşşafaka S.K. in the Turkish Basketball Super League and Euroleague. He has had major accomplishments since 2007. Furkan was born on August 9th, 1991 in Konak, Izmir, Turkey.

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Furkan Özçal is a soccer player for the Kayserispor, Galatasaray S.K. (football), TSV 1860 München, Kardemir Karabükspor, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Furkan was born on September 3rd, 1990 in Munich.

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Furkan Dogan was an activist. Furkan was born on October 20th, 1991 in Troy, New York. They breathed their last breath on May 31st, 2010.

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Furkan Soyalp is a soccer player for the Bursaspor, Osmanlıspor, Bandırmaspor, Turkey national youth football team, and Turkey national under-17 football team. Furkan was born on June 12th, 1995 in Yenimahalle, Turkey.

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Furkan Alakmak is a soccer player for the Free agent, N.E.C. (football club), RKC Waalwijk, FC Eindhoven, and Göztepe S.K. Furkan was born on September 28th, 1991 in Oss.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Furkan

Mohamed Furkan is an athlete for the Ratnam Sports Club.

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Ertuğrul Furkan is an athlete for the Balıkesirspor.

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Fun Facts about the name Furkan

  • How Popular is the name Furkan? Furkan is the 33,079th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Furkan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 128 babies born with the first name Furkan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Furkan 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 Furkan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Furkan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Furkan was in 2005 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Furkan Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Furkan 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 Furkan: Your name in reverse order is Nakruf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nafukr. 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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