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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Najam

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  • A user from Pakistan says the name Najam is of Arabic origin and means "Star".
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  1. rent, lease (price and act of)

Notable Persons Named Najam

Najam Aziz Sethi is a journalist/news anchor and journalist. Najam was born in 1948 in Kasur.


Najam Sheraz is a pop music nasheed singer and record producer. He plays Guitar and Drum kit. He has had major accomplishments since 1994. Najam was born Najam Sheraz in Multan.


Najam was born in 2011. Najam is also known as aapas ki baat and Apas ki baat.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Najam

Adil Najam is a in the fields of international relations, conflict resolution, environment and development policy, and environment (biophysical). Adil was born in Rawalpindi.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Najam U.S.
  White 17.82% 64.26%
  African American 2.48% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 74.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Najam

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

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Fun Facts about the name Najam

  • How Popular is the name Najam? Najam is the 85,320th most popular name of all time. As a last name Najam was the 91,221st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Najam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Najam in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Najam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Najam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Najam is Friday, January 5th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Najam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Najam was in 1994 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Najam: Your name in reverse order is Majan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mjana. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Najam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 202 people with the last name Najam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Najam? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Najam as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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