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Origin and Meaning of Ghazi

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  • According to a user from Colombia, the name Ghazi is of Arabic origin and means "Muslim warrior".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Gha"zi
Among Mohammedans, a warrior champion or veteran, esp. in the destruction of infidels.

Etymology: Ar. ghāzī


From Arabic غَازِي (ḡāzī), active participle of غزا (“raid”).

  1. A hero or champion, especially as a Muslim against non-Muslims; often used as a title.

Notable Persons Named Ghazi

Ghazi of Iraq was royalty. He was most prominent from 1933 to 1939. Ghazi was born as the child of Faisal I of Iraq and Huzaima bint Nasser on May 2nd, 1912 in Mecca. He left this life on April 4th, 1939.


Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawar is a (Shared office with Adil Abdul-Mahdi), President of Iraq, Vice President of Iraq, (Shared office withAdil Abdul-Mahdi), President of the Governing Council of Iraq, and Iraqi Governing Council. Ghazi was born on March 11th, 1958 in Mosul.


Ghazi was born as the child of Prince Muhammad bin Talal and Princess Firyal al-Muhammad on October 15th, 1966 in Amman, Jordan.


Ghazi Abdul Rahman Al Gosaibi was a Minister of Labor, Minister of Water, Electricity, Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Ireland, Ambassador to Bahrain, Minister of Health, and Minister of Industry. Ghazi was born on March 3rd, 1940 in Hofuf. He left this life on August 15th, 2010.


Ghazi Kanaan was a Ministry of Interior (Syria). He was most active from 2004 to 2005. His military service ended in 2004. He left this life on October 12th, 2005.


Ghazi was born in 1736. Ghazi is also known as Ghazi ud Din Siddiqi. He left this life in 1800.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ghazi

Osman Ghazi was royalty. He holds the title Bey, Ghazi, and Ghazi (warrior). His most notable accomplishments were from 1299 to 1299. Osman was born as the child of Ertuğrul and Halime Hatun in Söğüt. He died on August 9th, 1326.


Anwar El Ghazi is a soccer player for the AFC Ajax, BVV Barendrecht, Feyenoord, Netherlands national under-17 football team, and Netherlands national under-21 football team. Anwar was born on May 3rd, 1995 in Barendrecht.


Orhan Ghazi is royalty. They hold the title Bey, Ghazi, and Ghazi (warrior). Their most notable accomplishments were from 1326 to 1362. Orhan was born as the child of Osman I and Malhun Hatun in Söğüt.


Ghazi was born as the child of Prince Muhammad bin Talal and Princess Firyal al-Muhammad on October 15th, 1966 in Amman, Jordan.


Mohammad Ghazi is a soccer player for the Saba Qom F.C., Fajr Sepah Tehran F.C., Oghab Tehran F.C., Homa F.C., Foolad F.C., Zob Ahan Esfahan F.C., Persepolis F.C., Esteghlal F.C., and Iran national football team. Mohammad was born on December 30th, 1984 in Isfahan.


Sean Ghazi is a classical, pop, classical music, and pop music actor, dancer, singer, composer, dance, and singing. Sean was given the name Sean William Ghazi on April 4th, 1969.


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Popularity of Ghazi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ghazi U.S.
  White 64.31% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.41% 16.26%

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Fun Facts about the name Ghazi

  • How Popular is the name Ghazi? Ghazi is the 30,969th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ghazi was the 34,185th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ghazi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 148 babies born with the first name Ghazi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ghazi 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 Ghazi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ghazi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ghazi is Friday, January 6th, 1928.
  • What year had the most people named Ghazi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ghazi was in 2015 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ghazi: Your name in reverse order is Izahg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Agihz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ghazi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 664 people with the last name Ghazi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ghazi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ghazi as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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