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Meaning and Origin

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  1. King of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
  2. Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
  1. Alternative spelling of Husayn

Notable Persons Named Husain

Husain Haqqani is a 24th Pakistan Ambassador to the United States, and High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka. Husain was born on July 1st, 1956 in Karachi, Pakistan.


Husain Abdullah is a football player for the Kansas City Chiefs. Husain was born on July 27th, 1985 in Los Angeles.


Husain Ahmad Madani was a philosopher. Husain was born in 1879. He breathed his last breath in 1957.


He holds the title Crown Prince of Tunisia. He was most prominent from 1956 to 1957. Husain was born as the child of Muhammad V an-Nasir on April 22nd, 1893 in Sidi Bou Said. He died on April 9th, 1969.


Husain Dalwai is a Member of Parliament, Member of Legislative Council, and Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha). Husain was born on February 15th, 1943.


H.M. was given the name Husain M. Naqvi in 1973.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Husain

MF Husain was an artist. MF was given the name Maqbool Fida Husain on September 17th, 1913 in Pandharpur. He breathed his last breath on June 9th, 2011.


Nasir Husain was a film director, film producer, screenwriter, director, and producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1948 to 1996. Nasir was born on February 3rd, 1931 in Bhopal. He left this life on March 13th, 2002.


Zakir Husain was a 3rd President of India, Vice President of India, Governor of Bihar, and List of governors of Bihar. Zakir was born on February 8th, 1897 in Hyderabad. He passed away on May 3rd, 1969.


Mishal Husain is a news presenter, journalist, and newsreader. Mishal was born in 1973 in Northampton.


Adeel Husain is an actor and director. Adeel was given the name Syed Adeel Husain in Karachi.


Ed Husain is a writer, senior fellow, and fellow. Ed was given the name Mohamed Mahbub Husain on December 25th, 1974 in Mile End.


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Popularity of Husain as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Husain U.S.
  White 12.65% 64.26%
  African American 3.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 76.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Husain

People with the last name Husain are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Husain

  • How Popular is the name Husain? Husain is the 21,333rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Husain was the 12,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Husain have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 311 babies born with the first name Husain in the United States. That's more than enough people named Husain 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 Husain? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Husain first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Husain is Thursday, December 22nd, 1921.
  • What year had the most people named Husain born? The highest recorded use of the first name Husain was in 1983 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Husain: Your name in reverse order is Niasuh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihnuas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Husain? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,562 people with the last name Husain.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Husain? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Husain as their last name since less than 1 person in 115k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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