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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 Kassem

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for adorable, how precious

S is for serious, not always joking.

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Notable Persons Named Kassem

Kassem G is an internet celebrity and internet personality. He was most active from 2008 to present. Kassem was given the name Kassem Gharaibeh on October 10th, 1983 in Jordan. Kassem is also known as Gharaibeh and Kassem.



Kassem Mahmoud is an athlete for the Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli Aley.


Kassem Bazzi is an athlete for the Dearborn Stars.


Kassem Zein is an athlete for the Nejmeh SC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kassem

Karim Kassem is an actor. He has been prominent since 2006. Karim was born on October 8th, 1986 in Cairo.


Ashraf Kassem is an athlete for the Zamalek SC, Al-Hilal FC, and Egypt national football team. Ashraf was born on July 25th, 1966.


Moustapha Kassem is a in the fields of physician and endocrinology. Moustapha was born on July 21st, 1959 in Giza.


Amirah was born in 1976.


Ibadulla was born on October 13th, 1964 in Birmingham.


Mohammad Kassem is an athlete for the Nejmeh SC.


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Popularity of Kassem as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kassem U.S.
  White 85.28% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kassem

People with the last name Kassem are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kassem

  • How Popular is the name Kassem? Kassem is the 25,981st most popular name of all time. As a last name Kassem was the 22,838th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kassem have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 214 babies born with the first name Kassem in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kassem 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 Kassem? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kassem first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kassem is Wednesday, October 22nd, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Kassem born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kassem was in 1994 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Kassem Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kassem is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Kassem: Your name in reverse order is Messak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Smkaes. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kassem? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,121 people with the last name Kassem.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kassem? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kassem as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k 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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