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Origin and Meaning of Mirza

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  • A user from Brunei says the name Mirza is of Islamic,Arabic origin and means "Muslim".
  • A user from India says the name Mirza is of Arabic origin and means "Pirnce".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mir"za
The common title of honor in Persia, prefixed to the surname of an individual. When appended to the surname, it signifies Prince.

Etymology: Per. mīrzā, abbrev. fr. mīrzādeh son of the prince; mīr prince (Ar. amīr emīr) + zādeh son


From Persian میرزا (mirzâ).

  1. (now historical) An educated man in India or Iran; an official, a clerk. [from 16th c.]

Notable Persons Named Mirza

Mirzā Ghulām Ahmad was a religious. He holds the title Founder of, The Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, and TheAhmadiyya Movement in Islam. Mirzā was born on February 13th, 1835 in Qadian. He passed away on May 26th, 1908.


Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan was a ghazal, qasida, rubai, and qat'aa poet. Mirza was born on December 27th, 1797 in Kala Mahal, Agra, Mughal Empire. He passed away on February 15th, 1869.


He holds the title The Primal Point. The was given the name Mírzá `Alí Muḥammad on October 20th, 1819 in Shiraz. He passed away on July 9th, 1850.


Mirza Teletović is a basketball player for the Phoenix Suns, Sloboda Tuzla, Telindus Oostende, Saski Baskonia, and Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association. They were most active from 2002 to present. Mirza was born on September 17th, 1985 in Mostar.


Abbas is an actor and model. Abbas was given the name Mirza Abbas Ali on May 21st, 1975.


He holds the title Leader of the Faithful and Promised Son. He was most prominent from 1914 to 1965. Mirza was born as the child of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad and Nusrat Jahan Begum on January 12th, 1889 in Qadian. He died on November 7th, 1965.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mirza

Sania Mirza is a tennis player. Sania was born in 1986-11-15.


Dia Mirza is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Asia Pacific 2000, Femina Miss India Asia Pacific 2000, and Femina Miss India. Dia was given the name Dia Handrich on December 9th, 1981 in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.


Haji Mastan was a film financier, film producer, film distributor, filmmaker, politician, smuggler, celebrity gangster, distribution (business), filmmaking, smuggling, and gangster. Haji was given the name Mastan Haider Mirza on March 1st, 1926 in Panaikulam, Ramanathapuram, Madras Presidency , British India. Haji is also known as Sultan Mirza and Bawa. He passed away on May 9th, 1994.


Saeed Akhtar Mirza is a film director and screenwriter. Saeed was born on June 30th, 1943 in Mumbai.


Iskander Mirza was a Governor of East Bengal, 1st President of Pakistan, Governor-General of Pakistan, Minister of the Interior, Governor ofEast Bengal, 1st Defence Secretary of Pakistan, Ministry of Interior, and Narcotics Control (Pakistan). His military service ended in 1946. Iskander was born on November 13th, 1899 in Murshidabad. He died on November 13th, 1969.


Mohib Mirza is an actor and host. He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Mohib was born Mohib Mirza on August 18th, 1979 in Karachi.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 5 5 0
1961 5 5 0
1963 5 5 0
1967 5 5 0
1977 6 0 6
1979 5 5 0
1982 7 0 7
1985 12 6 6
1986 6 0 6
1987 8 0 8
1988 11 6 5
1989 10 5 5
1990 17 6 11
1991 9 0 9
1992 11 0 11
1993 16 8 8
1994 21 6 15
1995 8 0 8
1996 14 6 8
1997 22 5 17
1998 15 0 15
1999 21 9 12
2000 20 0 20
2001 30 8 22
2002 28 7 21
2003 13 5 8
2004 19 0 19
2005 22 0 22
2006 17 6 11
2007 16 6 10
2008 12 0 12
2009 19 0 19
2010 12 0 12
2011 13 0 13
2012 18 6 12
2013 17 0 17
2014 13 0 13
2015 16 0 16
2016 14 0 14
2017 21 5 16

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Popularity of Mirza as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mirza U.S.
  White 18.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 73.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mirza

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

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Fun Facts about the name Mirza

  • How Popular is the name Mirza? Mirza is the 15,208th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mirza was the 6,940th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mirza have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 559 babies born with the first name Mirza in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mirza 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 Mirza? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mirza first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mirza is Monday, October 2nd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Mirza born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mirza was in 2001 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Mirza Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mirza is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Mirza: Your name in reverse order is Azrim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Azmir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mirza? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,831 people with the last name Mirza.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mirza? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Mirza as their last name.

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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