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

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Origin and Meaning of Hossain

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Alt. Meaning

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

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

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons Named Hossain

Hossain Faraki is a soccer player for the PAS Tehran F.C. and Al-Shaab CSC. Hossain was born on March 22nd, 1957 in Tehran.


Hossain Anoware is an athlete for the Team Bangladesh F.C. (Palau).


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hossain

Nina Hossain is a journalist and presenter. She has had major accomplishments since 1996. Nina was born on December 15th, 1973 in Huddersfield.


Rahat was born on December 19th, 1989 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Rahat is also known as MagicofRahat.


Alamgir is a film actor, director, tv actor, and presenter. He has had major accomplishments since 1973. Alamgir was given the name Alamgir Hossain on April 3rd, 1950 in Brahmanbaria. Alamgir is also known as Superhero.


Mehtab Hossain is a soccer player for the Kerala Blasters FC, Food Corporation of India F.C., SVF Tollygunge Agragami FC, Mohun Bagan A.C., ONGC F.C., East Bengal F.C., and India national football team. Mehtab was born on September 5th, 1985 in Madhyamgram.


Rubel was born on January 1st, 1990 in Bagerhat District.


Mosharraf was born on November 20th, 1981 in Dhaka.


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Popularity of Hossain as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hossain U.S.
  White 2.01% 64.26%
  African American 0.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 93.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hossain

People with the last name Hossain are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Hossain

  • How Popular is the name Hossain? Hossain is the 68,973rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Hossain was the 5,788th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hossain have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13 babies born with the first name Hossain in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hossain? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2007 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Hossain first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hossain is Friday, March 25th, 1921.
  • What year had the most people named Hossain born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hossain was in 2007 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Random Hossain Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hossain 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 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Hossain: Your name in reverse order is Niassoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isnhsoa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hossain? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,978 people with the last name Hossain.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hossain? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Hossain as their last name.

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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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