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 Ragheb

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  • According to a user from United Arab Emirates, the name Ragheb is of Arabic origin and means "Desire".

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Notable Persons Named Ragheb

Ragheb Alama is an arabic pop music musician. He was most prominent from 1980 to present. Ragheb was given the name Ragheb Subhi Alama on June 7th, 1962.


Ragheb was born in 1952 in Jebchit. He left this life on February 16th, 1984.


Ragheb Aga is a cricketer. Ragheb was born on July 10th, 1984 in Nairobi.


Ragheb was born on December 21st, 1898 in Al-Faggala Cairo, Egypt. He died on June 16th, 2001.


Ragheb was born in 1964 in Egypt. Ragheb is also known as Raghib Sirjani.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ragheb

Mehrnoush was born in 3 in Hamadan.


Awad Ragheb is a soccer player for the Al-Yarmouk FC (Jordan), Al-Wehdat SC, Riffa S.C., Hutteen SC, Shabab Al-Ordon Club, Al-Jazeera (Jordan), Al-Sareeh SC, and Jordan national football team. Awad was born on May 19th, 1982 in Amman.


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Popularity of Ragheb as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ragheb U.S.
  White 90.99% 64.26%
  African American 2.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ragheb

People with the last name Ragheb are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ragheb

  • How Popular is the name Ragheb? As a last name Ragheb was the 81,181st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Ragheb first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ragheb is Tuesday, December 1st, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Ragheb? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ragheb. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ragheb: Your name in reverse order is Behgar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gaherb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ragheb? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 233 people with the last name Ragheb.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ragheb? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ragheb 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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