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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Karam

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Karam is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Luck".

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

Notable Persons Named Karam

Karam Rajpal is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2011. Karam was born on May 2nd, 1991 in Ludhiana. Karam is also known as Rubal.


His military service ended in 1941. Karam was born on September 15th, 1915 in Barnala. He passed away on January 20th, 1993.


Karam Chand Thapar was a founder of thapar group, thapar group, and founder ofthapar group. Karam was born in 1900. Karam is also known as KCT. He left this life in 1963.


Karam Gaber is a wrestler.


Karam Mashour is a basketball player for the Bnei Herzliya in the Israeli Basketball Premier League and Israeli Basketball State Cup. He was most active from 2015 to present. Karam was born on August 9th, 1991 in Nazareth.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Karam

Najwa Karam is a musician. She was most active from 1985 to present. Najwa was given the name Najwa Karam Karam on February 26th, 1966 in Zahlé, Lebanon.



Sage Karam is an athlete for the Chip Ganassi Racing. Sage was born on March 5th, 1995 in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, United States.


Youssef was born on May 15th, 1823 in Ehden. He died on April 7th, 1889.


Fares Karam is a lebanese, world, oriental arabic levantine, music of lebanon, world music, and orient singing. He has had major accomplishments since 1996.



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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 8 0 8
1979 6 0 6
1980 6 0 6
1988 6 0 6
1989 6 0 6
1990 9 0 9
1991 6 0 6
1992 8 0 8
1993 5 0 5
1994 5 0 5
1995 8 0 8
1996 6 0 6
1997 11 0 11
1998 12 0 12
1999 15 0 15
2000 16 0 16
2001 14 0 14
2002 24 0 24
2003 23 0 23
2004 16 0 16
2005 17 0 17
2006 17 0 17
2007 11 0 11
2008 31 0 31
2009 27 0 27
2010 39 0 39
2011 51 0 51
2012 56 0 56
2013 51 0 51
2014 63 0 63
2015 78 0 78
2016 71 0 71
2017 108 0 108

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Popularity of Karam as a first name

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Popularity of Karam as a last name

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Common last names for Karam

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Common first names for Karam

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karam U.S.
  White 81.51% 64.26%
  African American 1.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karam

People with the last name Karam are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Karam

  • How Popular is the name Karam? Karam is the 11,870th most popular name of all time. As a last name Karam was the 9,560th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Karam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 830 babies born with the first name Karam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karam to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Karam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karam is Wednesday, July 25th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Karam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karam was in 2017 with a total of 108 babies.
  • Random Karam Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karam is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Karam: Your name in reverse order is Marak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rmaka. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,401 people with the last name Karam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karam? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Karam 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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