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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 Maruf

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M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

U is for unique, your love of life.

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

Notable Persons Named Maruf

Maruf al Rusafi was a poet, educationist, and literary scholar. Maruf was born in 1875 in Al Rusafa, Baghdad, Iraq. Maruf is also known as Ma'aruf al-Rusafi. He passed away on March 16th, 1945.


Maruf was born in 1930. He left this life in 2010.


Maruf Mohammadi is a soccer player for the Toofaan Harirod F.C. and Afghanistan national football team. Maruf was born on July 2nd, 1993 in Kabul. Maruf is also known as Mohammad Marouf Jamhour.


Maruf Zakirjanov is an athlete for the Pakhtakor-2.


Maruf Ahmed is an athlete for the Muktijoddha Sangsad KC.


Maruf Akmadjonov is an athlete for the FC Oqtepa.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Maruf

Kazi Maruf is an actor. Kazi was born in Gopalganj district, India.


His most notable accomplishments were from 1696 to 1713. Joseph was born in 1667 in Tel Keppe. He died in 1713.


Mehedi was born on April 4th, 1988 in Tangail.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maruf U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 33.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 61.00% 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 Maruf

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

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Fun Facts about the name Maruf

  • How Popular is the name Maruf? Maruf is the 71,237th most popular name of all time. As a last name Maruf was the 160,975th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Maruf have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Maruf in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maruf? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2009 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Maruf first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maruf is Monday, June 1st, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Maruf born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maruf was in 2009 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Maruf: Your name in reverse order is Furam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Afrmu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maruf? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 100 people with the last name Maruf.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maruf? Maruf is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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