First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kadir

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  1. A male given name which means "honor" or "whose strength is enough".

Notable Persons Named Kadir

Kadir was born on May 15th, 1974.


Kadir Topbaş is a --05- 31st Mayor of Istanbul, and Mayor of Beyoğlu. Kadir was born on January 8th, 1945 in Yusufeli.


Kadir Ali is a cricketer. Kadir was born on March 7th, 1983 in Moseley, Birmingham, England.


Kadir was born on January 24th, 1933 in Akçaabat.


Kadir was born in 1933. He left this life in 2013.


Kadir İnanır is an actor. Kadir was born in 1948 in Fatsa, Ordu Province, Turkey.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kadir

Foued Kadir is a soccer player for the Real Betis, FC Martigues, Troyes AC, AS Cannes, Amiens SC, Valenciennes FC, Olympique de Marseille, Stade Rennais F.C., and Algeria national football team. Foued was born on December 5th, 1983 in Martigues, France.


Abdullah Abdul Kadir is a writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 19 to 19. Abdullah was given the name Abdullah bin Abdul Kadir in Malacca.


Zambry bin Abd. Kadir is a 11 and Perak State. He has been prominent since 2009. Zambry was born on March 22nd, 1962 in Pangkor Island, Perak, Federation of Malaya.


Abdul Kadir is a cricketer.


Elishay Kadir is a basketball player for the Hapoel Eilat, Ironi Ramat Gan, Hapoel Gilboa Galil, Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C., Maccabi Haifa B.C., and Hapoel Jerusalem B.C. in the Israeli Basketball Premier League. He was most prominent from 2005 to present. Elishay was born on November 4th, 1987 in Yavne.


He was most prominent from 2008 to 2013. Abdul was born on February 11th, 1963 in Kelantan, Federation of Malaya.


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Popularity of Kadir as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kadir U.S.
  White 15.45% 64.26%
  African American 30.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 41.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kadir

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kadir

  • How Popular is the name Kadir? Kadir is the 21,702nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kadir was the 39,117th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kadir have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 301 babies born with the first name Kadir in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kadir 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 Kadir? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kadir first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kadir is Sunday, March 15th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Kadir born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kadir was in 2017 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Kadir Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kadir is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Kadir: Your name in reverse order is Ridak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ridka. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kadir? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 563 people with the last name Kadir.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kadir? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kadir as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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