Nafis

First Name
521
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
105
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nafis

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  • A user from Malaysia says the name Nafis is of Arabic origin and means "Rich,".

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Notable Persons Named Nafis

Gazi Nafis Ahmed is an artist. Gazi was given the name Nafis Ahmed on November 21st, 1982 in Dhaka Division.

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Nafis was born on April 6th, 1963.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 10 0 10
1977 14 0 14
1978 11 0 11
1979 12 0 12
1980 9 0 9
1981 12 0 12
1982 8 0 8
1983 11 0 11
1984 8 0 8
1985 11 0 11
1986 11 0 11
1987 9 0 9
1988 14 0 14
1989 9 0 9
1991 9 0 9
1992 28 0 28
1993 17 0 17
1994 17 0 17
1995 11 0 11
1996 16 0 16
1997 18 0 18
1998 21 0 21
1999 12 0 12
2000 25 0 25
2001 20 0 20
2002 17 0 17
2003 21 0 21
2004 13 0 13
2005 11 0 11
2006 23 0 23
2007 12 0 12
2008 10 0 10
2009 9 0 9
2010 8 0 8
2011 8 0 8
2012 5 0 5
2013 6 0 6
2014 6 0 6
2015 11 0 11
2016 12 0 12
2017 6 0 6

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nafis U.S.
  White 72.38% 64.26%
  African American 7.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.29% 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 Nafis

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

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Fun Facts about the name Nafis

  • How Popular is the name Nafis? Nafis is the 15,909th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nafis was the 154,907th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nafis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 521 babies born with the first name Nafis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nafis 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 Nafis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Nafis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nafis is Saturday, September 10th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Nafis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nafis was in 1992 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Nafis Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nafis is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Nafis: Your name in reverse order is Sifan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Afsni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nafis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 105 people with the last name Nafis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nafis? Nafis 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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