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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Korkmaz

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  • A submission from Netherlands says the name Korkmaz means "Fearless" and is of Turkish origin.
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Notable Persons Named Korkmaz

Korkmaz was born in 1943 in Erzincan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Korkmaz

Furkan Korkmaz is a basketball player for the Anadolu Efes Istanbul and Anadolu Efes S.K. in the Turkish Basketball Super League and Euroleague. He has been prominent since 2012. Furkan was born on July 24th, 1997 in Bakırköy, Istanbul, Turkey.


Bülent Korkmaz is a soccer player for the Galatasaray A2, Galatasaray S.K. (football), Turkey national under-21 football team, and Turkey national football team. Bülent was born on November 24th, 1968 in Malatya, Turkey.


Egemen Korkmaz is a soccer player for the FC Wil 1900, Balıkesirspor, Kartal S.K., Bursaspor, Trabzonspor, Beşiktaş J.K., Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), Turkey national under-20 football team, and Turkey national under-21 football team. Egemen was born on November 3rd, 1982 in Balıkesir.


His military service ended in 1986. Mahsum was born in 1956 in Silvan, Diyarbakır. Mahsum is also known as Agit. He left this life on March 28th, 1986.


Ümit Korkmaz is a soccer player for the Çaykur Rizespor, FC Admira Wacker Mödling, SK Rapid Wien, Eintracht Frankfurt, VfL Bochum, FC Ingolstadt 04, and Austria national football team. Ümit was born on September 17th, 1985 in Vienna.


Can Korkmaz is a basketball player for the Uşak Sportif, Galatasaray S.K. (men's basketball), and Trabzonspor B.K. in the Turkish Basketball Super League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Can was born on October 21st, 1992 in Istanbul.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Korkmaz U.S.
  White 90.54% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Korkmaz

People with the last name Korkmaz are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Korkmaz

  • How Popular is the name Korkmaz? As a last name Korkmaz was the 84,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Korkmaz? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Korkmaz was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Korkmaz: Your name in reverse order is Zamkrok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akokmzr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Korkmaz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 222 people with the last name Korkmaz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Korkmaz? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Korkmaz as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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