Nasir

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Nasir mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Nasir

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  • According to a user from Pakistan, the name Nasir is of Arabic origin and means "Helper".
  • A submission from Nigeria says the name Nasir means "It can also means one who is always with victory" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from Maryland, United States, the name Nasir is of Unknown origin and means "Helper, to help".
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Wiktionary

Borrowing from Arabic ناصر

  1. A male given name of Arabic origin.

Notable Persons Named Nasir

Nas is a rapping, songwriter, record producer, actor, entrepreneurship, rapper, and entrepreneur. His most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to present. Nas was given the name Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones on September 14th, 1973 in Brooklyn.

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Nasir ud-din Muhammad Humayun was royalty. His career lasted from 1530 to 1540. Nasir was born as the child of Babur and Maham Begum on March 17th, 1508 in Kabul, Mughal Empire. He died on January 27th, 1556.

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Nasir Husain was a film director, film producer, screenwriter, director, and producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1948 to 1996. Nasir was born on February 3rd, 1931 in Bhopal. He left this life on March 13th, 2002.

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Nasir was born on February 17th, 1201. He left this life on June 25th, 1274.

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Nasir was born in 1924. He died on May 3rd, 1974.

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Nasir was born on October 1st, 1976 in Yemen. Nasir is also known as Abu Basir. He died on June 12th, 2015.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nasir

Abu was born on June 1st, 1936 in Pakistan. He passed away on June 10th, 2006.

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His military service ended in 1993. Javed was born in British Raj.

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Ibrahim Nasir was a president. He was most active from 1968 to 1978. Ibrahim was born on September 2nd, 1926 in Fuvahmulah, Maldives. He left this life on November 22nd, 2008.

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Clare Nasir Hawkins is a meteorologist, weather forecaster, writer, tv presenter, meteorology, and weather forecasting. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Clare was given the name Clarissa Faye Nasir on June 20th, 1970 in Milton Keynes.

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Tauqeer Nasir is an actor, presenter, former dg of pakistan national council of arts, pakistan national council of the arts, and former dg ofpakistan national council of arts. His ongoing career started in 1978. Tauqeer was born in 1958 in Dera Ghazi Khan.

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Mohammad was born on February 10th, 1987 in Karachi.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 6 0 6
1976 7 0 7
1977 14 0 14
1978 21 0 21
1979 20 0 20
1980 18 0 18
1981 21 0 21
1982 12 0 12
1983 20 0 20
1984 11 0 11
1985 20 0 20
1986 11 0 11
1987 5 0 5
1988 21 0 21
1989 18 0 18
1990 21 0 21
1991 24 0 24
1992 38 0 38
1993 35 0 35
1994 50 0 50
1995 55 0 55
1996 133 0 133
1997 189 0 189
1998 165 0 165
1999 349 6 343
2000 373 0 373
2001 326 0 326
2002 579 0 579
2003 581 0 581
2004 530 6 524
2005 714 0 714
2006 686 5 681
2007 661 5 656
2008 628 0 628
2009 601 0 601
2010 510 7 503
2011 455 0 455
2012 463 0 463
2013 513 0 513
2014 497 0 497
2015 562 0 562
2016 681 8 673
2017 749 0 749

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Popularity of Nasir as a first name

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Popularity of Nasir as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nasir U.S.
  White 18.95% 64.26%
  African American 14.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 59.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nasir

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

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Fun Facts about the name Nasir

  • How Popular is the name Nasir? Nasir is the 2,322nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Nasir was the 13,834th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nasir have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,393 babies born with the first name Nasir in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nasir to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nasir? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nasir first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nasir is Tuesday, March 22nd, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Nasir born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nasir was in 2017 with a total of 749 babies.
  • Random Nasir Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nasir ranks 84th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 15 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Nasir: Your name in reverse order is Risan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ianrs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nasir? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,185 people with the last name Nasir.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nasir? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nasir as their last name since less than 1 person in 135k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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