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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 Nafisa

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  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Nafisa means "Gem" and is of Unknown origin.
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Notable Persons Named Nafisa

Nafisa Ali is an actor, model (people), politician, actress, and model. Her ongoing career started in 1979. Nafisa was born Nafisa Ali on January 18th, 1957 in Mumbai. Nafisa is also known as Nafisa Ali Sodhi.


Nafisa Joseph was a model (people) and television presenter. She holds the title Femina Miss India Universe 1997 and Femina Miss India. Nafisa was born on March 28th, 1978 in Bangalore. She breathed her last breath on July 29th, 2004.


Nafisa was born on January 20th, 1968 in Sukkur Sindh Pakistan.


Nafisa was born in 762. She left this life in 824.


Nafisa Abdullahi is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Nafisa was born on January 23rd, 1991 in Jos, Plateau State.


Nafisa Abdullaeva is a lawyer, business coach, writer, and poetess. Nafisa was born Nafisa Abdullaeva on August 13th, 1978 in Tashkent.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nafisa

Nafisa was born in 762. She left this life in 824.


Fun Facts about the name Nafisa

  • How Popular is the name Nafisa? Nafisa is the 17,232nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nafisa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 454 babies born with the first name Nafisa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nafisa 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 Nafisa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Nafisa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nafisa is Wednesday, June 7th, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Nafisa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nafisa was in 2007 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Nafisa Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nafisa is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Nafisa: Your name in reverse order is Asifan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fnasia. How do you pronounce that?

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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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