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 Karimi

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Karimi

Mandana Karimi is an actress and model. Her ongoing career started in 2010. Mandana was given the name Manizeh Karimi in Tehran.


Ali Karimi is a soccer player for the Naft Tehran F.C., Saipa F.C., Fath Tehran F.C., Persepolis F.C., Al-Ahli Dubai F.C., FC Bayern Munich, Qatar SC, Al-Sailiya SC, Steel Azin F.C., FC Schalke 04, Tractor Sazi F.C., Iran national under-23 football team, and Iran national football team. Ali was born on November 8th, 1978 in Karaj.


Niki Karimi is an actress, director, and screenwriter. She was most active from 1989 to present. Niki was born Niki Karimi on November 10th, 1971 in , Iran.


Farah Karimi is a Member of the House of Representatives. Farah was born on November 15th, 1960.


Babak karimi is an actor. Babak was born as the child of Nosrat Karimi in 1960.


Sher Mohammad Karimi is a Chief of Army Staff of Afghanistan and Chief of staff. Sher was born on November 11th, 1945 in Khost.


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Popularity of Karimi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karimi U.S.
  White 63.78% 64.26%
  African American 3.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 17.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karimi

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

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Fun Facts about the name Karimi

  • How Popular is the name Karimi? As a last name Karimi was the 15,700th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Karimi? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Karimi was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Karimi: Your name in reverse order is Imirak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kiaimr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karimi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,858 people with the last name Karimi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karimi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Karimi as their last name since less than 1 person in 159k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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