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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hosein

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Alt. Meaning

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hosein

Imran Nazar Hosein is an ulama, author, philosopher, and islamic scholar. He holds the title Sheikh and Mawlānā. Imran was born in 1942 in Trinidad and Tobago. Imran is also known as shaik.


Akeal was born on April 25th, 1993 in Port of Spain.


Harvey was born on August 12th, 1996 in Matlock, Derbyshire, England.


Mohammed was born on March 4th, 1938 in Trinidad.


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International Interest for Hosein

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Hosein as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hosein U.S.
  White 9.09% 64.26%
  African American 39.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 25.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.88% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 15.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hosein

People with the last name Hosein are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Hosein

  • How Popular is the name Hosein? As a last name Hosein was the 23,555th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hosein first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hosein is Thursday, March 21st, 1912.
  • How unique is the name Hosein? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hosein. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hosein: Your name in reverse order is Niesoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iesnho. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hosein? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,078 people with the last name Hosein.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hosein? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hosein as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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