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

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Origin and Meaning of Najim

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  • A user from Tanzania says the name Najim is of Arabic origin and means "Star".
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Notable Persons Named Najim

Najim Arshad is a filmi, melody, and carnatic music musician. He has been prominent since 2007. Najim was born on June 8th, 1986 in Thiruvananthapuram. Najim is also known as Arshad and Najeem.


Najim is a raï musician. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Najim was given the name Najim Amari on January 18th, 1985.


He died in 2007.


Najim Romero Tadlaoui is an athlete for the Atlético Madrid (youth).


Najim Hashim is a sports team member for the Al-Sinaa SC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Najim

Najim is a raï musician. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Najim was given the name Najim Amari on January 18th, 1985.


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International Interest for Najim

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Najim as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Najim U.S.
  White 82.13% 64.26%
  African American 2.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Najim

People with the last name Najim are most frequently White or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Najim

  • How Popular is the name Najim? As a last name Najim was the 80,678th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Najim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Najim is Saturday, February 21st, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Najim? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Najim. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Najim: Your name in reverse order is Mijan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jmnai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Najim? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 235 people with the last name Najim.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Najim? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Najim 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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