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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jahan

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Wiktionary

From Persian جهان (Jahân).

  1. A transliteration of a Persian male and female given name.

Notable Persons Named Jahan

They hold the title Emperor of Mughal Empire and EmperorofMughal Empire. Their career lasted from 1788 to 1788. Jahan was born as the child of Ahmad Shah Bahadur in 1749. They left this life in 1788.

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Jahan Temür is a noble.

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Jahan Salehi is a syndication director and agence global. Jahan was born in 1954.

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Jahan Talyshinskaya was a folk music musician. She was most active from 1927 to 1949. Jahan was born on February 9th, 1909 in Lankaran, present-day Azerbaijan. She breathed her last breath on March 1st, 1967.

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Jahan was born in 1976 in Singapore.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jahan

Shah Jahan was royalty. His career lasted from 1628 to 1658. Shah was born as the child of Jahangir and Taj Bibi Bilqis Makani on January 15th, 1592 in Lahore, Mughal Empire. He left this life on January 31st, 1666.

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Nur Jahan was royalty. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1620 to 1627. Nur was born as the child of Mirza Ghiyas Beg on May 31st, 1577 in Kandahar, present-day Afghanistan. She passed away on December 17th, 1645.

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Nusrat Jahan is a model, actress, and actor. She was most active from 2011 to present. Nusrat was born Nusrat Jahan on January 8th, 1990 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Nusrat is also known as Naina and Ruhi.

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Marine Jahan is a dance, actor, dancer, and actress. Marine was born on January 1st, 1959 in Versailles (city).

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Muhi-ul-Mulk-ul-Millat Shah Jahan is royalty. His most notable accomplishments were from 1759 to 1760.

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Begum was born in 1865. Begum is also known as Ummul Momineen. She passed away in 1952.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 5 0 5
1972 5 0 5
1974 6 0 6
1978 10 0 10
1979 10 0 10
1980 6 0 6
1981 11 0 11
1982 13 5 8
1983 16 5 11
1984 12 0 12
1985 8 0 8
1986 11 0 11
1987 8 0 8
1988 15 5 10
1989 12 0 12
1990 8 0 8
1991 9 0 9
1992 18 0 18
1993 10 0 10
1994 10 0 10
1995 12 0 12
1996 11 0 11
1997 5 0 5
1998 11 0 11
1999 10 0 10
2000 16 0 16
2001 14 0 14
2002 27 5 22
2003 15 0 15
2004 10 0 10
2005 16 0 16
2006 21 5 16
2007 19 0 19
2008 14 0 14
2009 24 0 24
2010 13 0 13
2011 21 0 21
2012 20 0 20
2013 25 0 25
2014 19 0 19
2015 14 6 8
2016 22 0 22
2017 32 0 32

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Popularity of Jahan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jahan U.S.
  White 6.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 88.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.72% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jahan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Jahan

  • How Popular is the name Jahan? Jahan is the 14,659th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jahan was the 19,489th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jahan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 594 babies born with the first name Jahan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jahan 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 Jahan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jahan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jahan is Saturday, June 15th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Jahan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jahan was in 2017 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Jahan Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jahan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Jahan: Your name in reverse order is Nahaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Njaah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jahan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,386 people with the last name Jahan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jahan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jahan as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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