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632
in the U.S.
since 1880
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11k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Islam

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How popular is the baby name Islam in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 6 0 6
1976 6 0 6
1977 7 0 7
1978 5 0 5
1979 5 0 5
1980 5 0 5
1981 8 0 8
1982 7 0 7
1985 7 0 7
1986 15 6 9
1987 9 0 9
1988 8 0 8
1989 18 11 7
1990 28 7 21
1991 19 8 11
1992 16 0 16
1993 27 9 18
1994 16 0 16
1995 25 7 18
1996 22 5 17
1997 32 9 23
1998 26 9 17
1999 36 13 23
2000 27 8 19
2001 28 7 21
2002 16 6 10
2003 16 6 10
2004 9 0 9
2005 10 0 10
2006 15 0 15
2007 8 0 8
2008 21 6 15
2009 24 6 18
2010 16 0 16
2011 21 5 16
2012 20 0 20
2013 19 0 19
2014 15 0 15
2015 14 0 14

Fun Facts about the name Islam

  • How many people with the first name Islam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 632 babies born with the first name Islam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Islam to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Islam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Islam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Islam is Friday, January 7th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Islam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Islam was in 1997 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Islam Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Islam is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Islam: Your name in reverse order is Malsi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Islma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Islam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,670 people with the last name Islam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Islam? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Islam as their last name.
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Popularity of Islam as a first name

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Popularity of Islam as a last name

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Common first names for Islam

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Islam U.S.
  White 3.43% 64.26%
  African American 3.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Islam

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Islam" mean? The list below shows the origins of Islam as well as things modernly associated with the name Islam such as celebrities named Islam.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Is"lam
Senses
  1. The religion of the Mohammedans; Mohammedanism; Islamism. Their formula of faith is: There is no God but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet.
  2. The whole body of Mohammedans, or the countries which they occupy.

Etymology: Ar. islām obedience to the will of God, submission, humbling one's self, resigning one's self to the divine disposal. Cf. Moslem

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran ("Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion")
  2. The civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion ("Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia")

Other Inspirations for the Name Islam

Islam Beliefs
Islam Channel
Islam Definition
Islam Feruz
Islam In America
Islam Karimov
Islam Prayer
Islam Prayer Times
Islam Qa
Islam Religion

What does the name Islam mean?

Iis for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Sis for strength, there when needed.

Lis for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Mis for mirth, your laughter.

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