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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 Naim

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from France says the name Naim means "Paradise" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from District of Columbia, United States, the name Naim is of Arabic origin and means "Supreme contentment".
Other origins: Albanian, Indian (Sanskrit), and English

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Naim

Naim Süleymanoğlu is an athlete. Naim was born on January 23rd, 1967 in Ptichar, Momchilgrad municipality, Kardzhali Province, Bulgaria.


Naim Frashëri was a romanticism poet, translator, and translation. Naim was born on May 25th, 1846 in Frashër, Ottoman Empire, now Albania. He passed away on October 20th, 1900.


Naïm Sliti is an athlete for the Red Star F.C., Olympique de Marseille, CS Sedan Ardennes, and Paris FC. Naïm was born on July 27th, 1992 in Marseille, France.


Sir Naim Dangoor was a businessman. Naim was born in 1914 in Baghdad. He passed away on November 19th, 2015.


Naim Qassem is a Deputy Secretary-General of Hezbollah. Naim was born in 1953 in Kfar Fila, Lebanon.


Naim was given the name Naim Attallah on May 1st, 1931 in Palestine (region).


Notable Persons With the Last Name Naim

Yael Naïm is an indie folk musician. She plays Piano, guitar, and ukulele. She was most prominent from 2000 to present. Yael was born Yael Naïm on February 6th, 1978 in Paris.


Moisés Naím is a Venezuelan Minister of Trade and Industry. Moisés was born on July 5th, 1952.


Nazirul Naim is a soccer player for the Perak FA, Bukit Jalil Sports School, Harimau Muda B, Harimau Muda A, FC Ryūkyū, Malaysia Pahang Sports School, Malaysia national under-23 football team, and Malaysia League XI. Nazirul was born on April 6th, 1993 in Perak.


Omar Naim is a film director and screenwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Omar was born on September 27th, 1977 in Amman. Omar is also known as Omar Naïm.


Hassan Naim is a biochemist. He has been prominent since 1982. Hassan was born in Beirut, Lebanon.


Yuval Naim is a soccer player for the Hapoel Ashkelon F.C., Hapoel Ramat Gan Givatayim F.C., Hapoel Tzafririm Holon F.C., Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan F.C., and Maccabi Ramat Amidar F.C. Yuval was born on November 22nd, 1967 in Ramat Gan.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 7 0 7
1974 8 0 8
1975 13 0 13
1976 52 0 52
1977 36 0 36
1978 49 0 49
1979 33 0 33
1980 37 0 37
1981 29 0 29
1982 35 0 35
1983 29 0 29
1984 31 0 31
1985 22 0 22
1986 20 0 20
1987 27 0 27
1988 20 0 20
1989 23 0 23
1990 25 0 25
1991 31 0 31
1992 43 0 43
1993 41 0 41
1994 42 0 42
1995 49 0 49
1996 65 0 65
1997 63 0 63
1998 58 0 58
1999 50 0 50
2000 52 0 52
2001 73 0 73
2002 67 0 67
2003 54 0 54
2004 61 0 61
2005 60 0 60
2006 59 0 59
2007 66 0 66
2008 69 0 69
2009 72 0 72
2010 55 0 55
2011 45 0 45
2012 55 0 55
2013 63 0 63
2014 41 0 41
2015 42 0 42
2016 45 0 45
2017 53 0 53

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Naim as a first name

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Popularity of Naim as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Naim U.S.
  White 64.38% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 17.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Naim

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

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Fun Facts about the name Naim

  • How Popular is the name Naim? Naim is the 6,855th most popular name of all time. As a last name Naim was the 29,878th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Naim have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,970 babies born with the first name Naim in the United States. That's more than enough people named Naim to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Naim? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Naim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Naim is Wednesday, January 19th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Naim born? The highest recorded use of the first name Naim was in 2001 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Naim Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Naim is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Naim: Your name in reverse order is Mian. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Naim? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 786 people with the last name Naim.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Naim? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Naim as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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