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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Raheem

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  • A submission from Turkey says the name Raheem means "It's mean merciful in arabic. It's a name of Allah in islam." and is of Unknown origin.

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Alt. Meaning

R is for rich, in the love from others

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

H is for heart, warm and loving.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Notable Persons Named Raheem

Raheem Sterling is a soccer player for the Manchester City F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Liverpool F.C., England national under-16 football team, England national under-17 football team, and England national under-19 football team. Raheem was born on December 8th, 1994 in Kingston, Jamaica. Raheem is also known as Sterling and Raheem Shaquille.

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Raheem DeVaughn is a contemporary r&b and neo soul singer and songwriter. He holds the title Back to Your Heart". His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Raheem was born Raheem DeVaughn on May 5th, 1975 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Raheem is also known as Chronkite and Radio Raheem.

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Raheem was born on September 3rd, 1976 in Irvington, New Jersey.

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Raheem Edwards is a soccer player for the Toronto FC II, Sheridan College, TFC Academy, and Canada men's national under-23 soccer team. Raheem was born on July 17th, 1995 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Raheem Lawal is a soccer player for the Osmanlıspor, CD Atlético Baleares, Adana Demirspor, Mersin İdmanyurdu, Eskişehirspor, and Nigeria national football team. Raheem was born on May 4th, 1990 in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Raheem Mostert is a football player. Raheem was born on April 9th, 1992. Raheem is also known as Mostert and Raheem.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Raheem

Kimiko was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Aslam Abdul Raheem is a soccer player for the New Radiant S.C., Club Valencia, and Maldives national football team. Aslam was born on June 24th, 1971 in Maldives.

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Afaq was born on October 19th, 1985 in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir.

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Ashiq Khan is an actor, filmmaker, and writer. He has been prominent since 2010. Ashiq was given the name Ashiq Abdul Raheem on June 7th, 1989 in Doha, Qatar.

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Fatima Abdul Raheem is an actor. Fatima was given the name Fatima Mohamed Abdul Raheem on October 15th, 1975 in Muharraq.

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S. A. Raheem is a Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Kenya. S. was born on August 9th, 1921.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 0 5
1969 11 0 11
1970 15 0 15
1971 11 0 11
1972 39 0 39
1973 51 0 51
1974 48 0 48
1975 69 0 69
1976 67 0 67
1977 148 0 148
1978 108 0 108
1979 117 0 117
1980 156 0 156
1981 154 0 154
1982 133 6 127
1983 121 0 121
1984 83 0 83
1985 89 0 89
1986 81 0 81
1987 112 0 112
1988 105 0 105
1989 156 0 156
1990 174 0 174
1991 217 0 217
1992 395 0 395
1993 556 0 556
1994 384 0 384
1995 321 0 321
1996 278 0 278
1997 223 0 223
1998 221 0 221
1999 183 0 183
2000 169 0 169
2001 143 0 143
2002 147 0 147
2003 121 0 121
2004 101 0 101
2005 101 0 101
2006 119 0 119
2007 115 0 115
2008 139 0 139
2009 121 0 121
2010 120 0 120
2011 131 0 131
2012 128 0 128
2013 133 0 133
2014 149 0 149
2015 152 0 152
2016 157 0 157
2017 186 0 186

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Popularity of Raheem as a first name

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Popularity of Raheem as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Raheem U.S.
  White 12.62% 64.26%
  African American 60.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Raheem

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

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Fun Facts about the name Raheem

  • How Popular is the name Raheem? Raheem is the 3,039th most popular name of all time. As a last name Raheem was the 31,689th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Raheem have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,263 babies born with the first name Raheem in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raheem to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raheem? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Raheem first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raheem is Monday, March 1st, 1920.
  • What year had the most people named Raheem born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raheem was in 1993 with a total of 556 babies.
  • Random Raheem Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raheem ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 44 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Raheem: Your name in reverse order is Meehar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mehera. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Raheem? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 729 people with the last name Raheem.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Raheem? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Raheem as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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