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853
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since 1880
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389
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kashif

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

Notable Persons Named Kashif

Kashif was given the name Michael Jones on December 26th, 1959 in New York, New York, U.S. Kashif is also known as Kashif Saleem.

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Kashif Abbasi is a journalist and anchor. Kashif was born on December 10th, 1974.

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Kashif Mehmood is an actor. Kashif was born in Pakistan.

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Kashif was given the name Mohammad Kashif Hasan Khan on August 17th, 1977 in Karachi.

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Kashif Siddiqi is a soccer player for the Northampton Town F.C., Arsenal F.C., Wycombe Wanderers F.C., Hayes F.C., Springfield Synergy FC, Fresno Fuego, Al Wasl SC, Ventura County Fusion, Pakistan national under-23 football team, and Pakistan national football team. Kashif was born on January 25th, 1986 in Hammersmith, England.

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Kashif was born on July 25th, 1986 in Nawabshah, Pakistan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kashif

Kashif was given the name Michael Jones on December 26th, 1959 in New York, New York, U.S. Kashif is also known as Kashif Saleem.

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Tolga was born in 1962.

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Mohammad was born on December 3rd, 1984 in Khanewal.

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Hameed Kashif is a basketball player for the KK Rabotnički, Fribourg Olympic, Long Island PrimeTime, JL Bourg-en-Bresse, and FC Porto (basketball). Hameed was born on December 21st, 1977 in New York.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 5 0 5
1974 6 0 6
1975 8 0 8
1976 7 0 7
1977 8 0 8
1978 13 0 13
1979 9 0 9
1980 10 0 10
1981 13 0 13
1982 13 0 13
1983 43 0 43
1984 57 0 57
1985 69 0 69
1986 54 0 54
1987 41 0 41
1988 58 0 58
1989 49 0 49
1990 41 0 41
1991 25 0 25
1992 33 0 33
1993 23 0 23
1994 21 0 21
1995 24 0 24
1996 19 0 19
1997 8 0 8
1998 12 0 12
1999 6 0 6
2000 13 0 13
2001 8 0 8
2002 13 0 13
2003 14 0 14
2004 14 0 14
2005 6 0 6
2006 9 0 9
2007 15 0 15
2008 8 0 8
2009 10 0 10
2010 10 0 10
2011 10 0 10
2012 10 0 10
2013 6 0 6
2014 7 0 7
2015 9 0 9
2016 7 0 7
2017 9 0 9

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Popularity of Kashif as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kashif U.S.
  White 7.71% 64.26%
  African American 11.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 78.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kashif

People with the last name Kashif are most frequently African American or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kashif

  • How Popular is the name Kashif? Kashif is the 11,681st most popular name of all time. As a last name Kashif was the 53,204th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kashif have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 853 babies born with the first name Kashif in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kashif 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 Kashif? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kashif first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kashif is Wednesday, January 10th, 1968.
  • What year had the most people named Kashif born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kashif was in 1985 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Kashif Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kashif is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 19 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Kashif: Your name in reverse order is Fihsak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sahikf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kashif? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 389 people with the last name Kashif.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kashif? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kashif as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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).
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