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

What does the name Owais mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Owais

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Owais means "Gift of God" and is of Arabic origin.
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Alt. Meaning

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

Notable Persons Named Owais

Owais Shah is a cricketer. Owais was born on October 22nd, 1978 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.


Owais Muzaffar Tappi is a politician and business.


Owais was born in 1983 in Karachi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Owais

Ghada Owais is a journalist. Ghada was given the name Ghada Karam Owais on November 6th, 1977.


Wajih Mousa Owais is a Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research, Ministry of Higher Education, and Scientific Research (Jordan). Wajih was born on November 5th, 1947 in Ajloun, Jordan.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Owais U.S.
  White 36.29% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 60.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Owais

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

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Fun Facts about the name Owais

  • How Popular is the name Owais? Owais is the 25,349th most popular name of all time. As a last name Owais was the 135,593rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Owais have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 224 babies born with the first name Owais in the United States. That's more than enough people named Owais 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 Owais? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Owais first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Owais is Friday, December 21st, 1990.
  • What year had the most people named Owais born? The highest recorded use of the first name Owais was in 2014 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Owais Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Owais is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Owais: Your name in reverse order is Siawo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aiows. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Owais? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 124 people with the last name Owais.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Owais? Owais 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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