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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Nawaz mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Nawaz

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Saudi Arabia says the name Nawaz means "Prince, loving, generous".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Nawaz is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Prince. Cherished One. Noble. The one who excels.".
  • A user from India says the name Nawaz is of Arabic origin and means "A great Warrior King".
  • A user from India says the name Nawaz means "Honesty person".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Nawaz

Nawaz Sharif is a Leader of the Pakistan Muslim League (N), 12th Prime Minister of Pakistan, Leader of the Opposition, Chief Minister of Punjab, Leader of thePakistan Muslim League (N), Leader of the Opposition (Pakistan), and List of Chief Ministers of Punjab (Pakistan. Nawaz was born on December 25th, 1949 in Lahore.


Nawaz was born on December 10th, 1986 in Peshawar, Pakistan.


Nawaz was born on August 5th, 1985 in Pakistan.


Nawaz was born on September 10th, 1981 in Pakistan. Nawaz is also known as نواز حق.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nawaz

Shaheer Sheikh is an actor, lawyer, and model. He was most active from 2009 to present. Shaheer was given the name Sheikh Shaheer Nawaz on March 26th, 1984 in Jammu and Kashmir, India.


Maajid Nawaz is a non-fiction authorfounder of quilliamliberal democrat politician and quilliam (think tank). Maajid was given the name Maajid Usman Nawaz on November 2nd, 1978 in Essex, England, U.K.


Sana is an actor, model (people), film actress, and model. She has had major accomplishments since 1995. Sana was given the name Sana Nawaz on June 16th, 1979 in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. Sana is also known as Sana, Sana Nawaz, and Sana Fakher.


Sarfraz Nawaz is a cricketer. Sarfraz was born on December 1st, 1948 in Lahore.


Adnan Nawaz is a journalist and presenter. Adnan was born on August 11th, 1994 in Pakistan.


Zarqa Nawaz is a journalist, presenter, filmmaking, writer, broadcaster, and filmmaker. Zarqa was born in 1968 in Liverpool.


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International Interest for Nawaz

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Popularity of Nawaz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nawaz U.S.
  White 5.63% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nawaz

People with the last name Nawaz are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Nawaz

  • How Popular is the name Nawaz? Nawaz is the 85,339th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nawaz was the 21,599th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nawaz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Nawaz in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nawaz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nawaz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nawaz is Saturday, December 15th, 1945.
  • What year had the most people named Nawaz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nawaz was in 2016 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Nawaz: Your name in reverse order is Zawan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Awanz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nawaz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,208 people with the last name Nawaz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nawaz? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nawaz as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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