First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ghassan

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  • According to a user from Pakistan, the name Ghassan is of English origin and means "Handsome".

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Notable Persons Named Ghassan

Ghassan was born Ghassan Ridwan Massoud on September 20th, 1958.


Ghassan Kanafani was an office holder. Ghassan was born on April 9th, 1936 in Acre, Israel. He left this life on July 8th, 1972.


Ghassan Aboud is a journalism, trade, and trading. Ghassan was born on August 4th, 1967 in Idlib Governorate. Ghassan is also known as Abood, Ghasan (english); abod, Ghasann(english); عبود, and محمد غسان(arabic);.


Ghassan was born in 1957 in Lebanon.


Ghassan Hitto is a Prime Minister of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary, Opposition Forces, and Prime Ministerof theNational Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary. Ghassan was born in 1963 in Damascus.


Ghassan was born in 1951.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ghassan

Wael was born on January 1st, 1984.


Fun Facts about the name Ghassan

  • How Popular is the name Ghassan? Ghassan is the 21,550th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ghassan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 305 babies born with the first name Ghassan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ghassan 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 Ghassan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ghassan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ghassan is Saturday, January 2nd, 1926.
  • What year had the most people named Ghassan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ghassan was in 2016 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Ghassan Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ghassan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Ghassan: Your name in reverse order is Nassahg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anhasgs. 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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