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Fun Facts about the name Muslim

  • When was the first name Muslim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Muslim is Saturday, May 14th, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Muslim? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Muslim. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Muslim: Your name in reverse order is Milsum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Muilms. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Muslim? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 226 people with the last name Muslim.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Muslim? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Muslim 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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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Muslim U.S.
  White 15.04% 64.26%
  African American 59.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 13.27% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Muslim

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Muslim" mean? The list below shows the origins of Muslim as well as things modernly associated with the name Muslim such as celebrities named Muslim.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun and adjective Mus"lim
See Moslem.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A believer in or follower of Islam
  2. Of or relating to or supporting Islamism

Transliteration of Arabic مُسْلِم (muslim, “one who submits”), the active participle of أَسْلَمَ (ʾaslama, “he submitted”), verb form IV from the triliteral root س ل م (s-l-m), "to be whole, intact". The verbal noun إسْلام (ʾislām) means literally "submission". In a religious sense, الْإِسْلَام (al-ʾislām) translates to "faith, piety", and مُسْلِم (muslim) to "one who has (religious) faith or piety".

  1. A person who is a follower and believer of Islam.
    I just saw a group of Shia praying.

Muslim was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons With the Name Muslim

Muslim Magomayev

Muslim Magomayev was a singing and singer. He holds the title Cavatina di Figaro and Luch solnca zolotogo". His career lasted from 1962 to 2008. Muslim was given the name Muslim Mahammad oglu Magomayev on August 17th, 1942 in Baku. He breathed his last breath on October 25th, 2008.


Muslim Salikhov

Muslim Salikhov is a noteworthy person. Muslim was born on June 9th, 1984 in Makhachkala. Muslim is also known as Salihov Muslim.


Muslim Ahmad

Muslim Ahmad is a soccer player for the Kelantan FA, Terengganu FA, Harimau Muda (football team), Harimau Muda A, Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C., PDRM FA, Harimau Muda B, Malaysia national under-23 football team, and Malaysia national football team. Muslim was born on April 25th, 1989 in Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.


Muslim Khan

Muslim Khan is an influential somebody.


Muslim Atayev

Muslim Atayev was an influential individual. Muslim was born in 1974 in Kabardino-Balkaria. He breathed his last breath on January 27th, 2004.


Muslim Mulliqi

Muslim Mulliqi was a famed individual. Muslim was born in 1934 in Gjakova. He left this life on January 13th, 1998.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Muslim

Qutaiba ibn Muslim

Qutaiba ibn Muslim was a famed person. His military service ended in 715. Qutaiba was born in 669 in Basra. He died in 715.


Azmi Muslim

Azmi Muslim is a soccer player for the Selangor FA, UPB-MyTeam F.C., Kedah FA, ATM FA, Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C., Felda United F.C., Malaysia national under-23 football team, and Malaysia national football team. Azmi was born on October 17th, 1986 in Penang.


Ismatullah Muslim

Ismatullah Muslim was a leading individual. He died in 1991.


Yazid Ibn Abi Muslim

Yazid Ibn Abi Muslim was a leading individual. He breathed his last breath in 721.


Petar Muslim

Petar Muslim is a famous person. Petar was born on March 26th, 1988.


Hussein Muslim

Hussein Muslim is a sports team member for the Al-Mina'a SC.


What does the name Muslim mean?

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Uis for unique, your love of life.

Sis for sensible, the practical side.

Lis for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Mis for musical, your hidden talent!

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