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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Majid

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • According to a user from Ghana, the name Majid is of Islamic / Muslim origin and means "Allah".
  • According to a user from India, the name Majid means "Glorious".
  • According to a user from United Arab Emirates, the name Majid is of Arabic origin and means "Glorious".
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Majid is of Arabic origin and means "Glorious".
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International Interest
  1. (zoology) Any member of the Majidae.

Notable Persons Named Majid

Majid Samii is a in the field of neurosurgery. Majid was born on June 19th, 1937 in Tehran.


Majid Majidi is a director, producer, and screenwriter. His ongoing career started in 1981. Majid was born on April 17th, 1959 in Tehran.


Majid Al Futtaim is a founder and owner and majid al futtaim group.


Majid Michel is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2000. Majid was born Majid Michel on September 22nd, 1980 in Cantonments, Accra.


He holds the title Sheikh. Majid was born as the child of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on October 16th, 1987 in Dubai. Majid is also known as Sheikh Majid. He left this life on September 20th, 2015.


He passed away in 2007.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Majid

Tariq Majid is a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. His military service ended in 2010. Tariq was born on August 23rd, 1950 in Lahore.


Abdul was born as the child of Iskandar of Johor and Tunku Puan Zanariah on July 20th, 1970 in Johor Bahru.


Ibrahim Majid is a soccer player for the Al Sadd SC, Al-Wakrah Sport Club, and Qatar national football team. Ibrahim was born on May 12th, 1990 in Kuwait City.


Juma was born in 1930.


He was most active from 1997 to 1997. Mishaal was born as the child of Majid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in 1957 in Riyadh.


They were most active from 22 to 2005.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1975 10 0 10
1976 10 0 10
1977 8 0 8
1978 7 0 7
1979 9 0 9
1980 15 0 15
1981 9 0 9
1982 15 0 15
1984 10 0 10
1985 12 0 12
1986 9 0 9
1987 16 0 16
1988 6 0 6
1989 8 0 8
1990 9 0 9
1991 10 0 10
1992 9 0 9
1993 15 0 15
1994 21 0 21
1995 17 0 17
1996 9 0 9
1997 15 0 15
1998 7 0 7
1999 13 0 13
2000 13 0 13
2001 17 0 17
2002 10 0 10
2003 14 0 14
2004 11 0 11
2005 12 0 12
2006 12 0 12
2007 12 0 12
2008 9 0 9
2009 17 0 17
2010 8 0 8
2011 13 0 13
2012 10 0 10
2013 13 0 13
2014 24 0 24
2015 21 0 21
2016 16 0 16
2017 27 0 27
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Majid

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Majid as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Majid U.S.
  White 23.92% 64.26%
  African American 8.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 57.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Majid

People with the last name Majid are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Majid

  • How Popular is the name Majid? Majid is the 15,586th most popular name of all time. As a last name Majid was the 21,700th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Majid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 538 babies born with the first name Majid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Majid 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 Majid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Majid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Majid is Monday, May 25th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Majid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Majid was in 2017 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Majid Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Majid is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Majid: Your name in reverse order is Dijam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Imdaj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Majid? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,200 people with the last name Majid.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Majid? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Majid as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k 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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