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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nazim

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  • A submission from India says the name Nazim means "Leader" and is of Unknown origin.
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  1. dative singular form of nazis

Notable Persons Named Nazim

James Caan CBE is an entrepreneur and entrepreneurship. James was given the name Nazim Khan on December 28th, 1960 in Lahore.


Nâzım Hikmet Ran was a poet, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director, memoirist, and memoir. Nâzım was given the name Nâzım Hikmet on January 15th, 1902 in Salonica, Ottoman Empire. He died on June 3rd, 1963.


Nazim al-Kudsi was an Ambassador of Syria to the United States, Prime Minister of Syria, Speaker of the Parliament of Syria, List of Prime Ministers of Syria, and Speaker of the People's Council of Syria. Nazim was born on February 14th, 1906 in Aleppo. He breathed his last breath on February 6th, 1998.


Nazim was born on August 2nd, 1969.


Nazım was born in 1870. They died in 1926.


Nazim Suleymanov is a soccer player for the Neftchi PFK, FC Spartak Moscow, FC Alania Vladikavkaz, FC Zhemchuzhina-Sochi, and Azerbaijan national football team. Nazim was born on February 17th, 1965 in Sumqayit.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nazim

Nazriya Nazim is an actor, dance, anchor, model (people), playback singer, film actress, dancer, and model. She was most prominent from 2006 to 2006. Nazriya was born on December 20th, 1994 in Trivandrum, Kerala, India.


Mohammad Nazim is a model and actor. He was most active from 2009 to present. Mohammad was born in Malerkotla.


Shaykh Nazim was a former leader of the naqshbandi haqqani sufi order, naqshbandi haqqani sufi order, and former leader of thenaqshbandi haqqani sufi order. Shaykh was given the name Mehmet Nazım Adil on April 21st, 1922 in Larnaca. Shaykh is also known as Shaykh Muhmmad Nazim al-Qubrusi al-Haqqani al-Naqshbandi. He breathed his last breath on May 7th, 2014.


Mohamed Nazim is a Minister of Defence and National Security. His military service ended in 2011.


Aysel Nazim is a sports journalism and sports journalist. Aysel was born on July 18th, 1986 in Ganja, Azerbaijan.


Kaytazzade was born in 1857 in Nicosia. They died in 1924.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nazim U.S.
  White 19.83% 64.26%
  African American 7.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 65.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nazim

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

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Fun Facts about the name Nazim

  • How Popular is the name Nazim? Nazim is the 27,065th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nazim was the 143,149th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nazim have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 197 babies born with the first name Nazim in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nazim to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nazim? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nazim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nazim is Thursday, May 11th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Nazim born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nazim was in 2015 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Nazim: Your name in reverse order is Mizan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Znmia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nazim? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 116 people with the last name Nazim.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nazim? Nazim is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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