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Meanings and Origins

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Alt. Meaning

R is for relax, you know how!

A is for attractive, inside and out

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons Named Rahman

Rahman is a notable person. His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Rahman was given the name Rashin Rahman on May 23rd, 1967 in Abu Dhabi.

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Rahman Rezaei is a soccer player for the Tractor Sazi F.C., Nassaji Mazandaran F.C., Bargh Tehran F.C., Rah Ahan Yazdan F.C., Zob Ahan Esfahan F.C., A.C. Perugia Calcio, A.C.R. Messina, A.S. Livorno Calcio, Persepolis F.C., Al Ahli SC (Doha), Shahin Bushehr F.C., Paykan F.C., and Iran national f. Rahman was born on February 20th, 1975 in Nur, Iran.

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Rahman Hajiyev is a soccer player for the Neftchi PFK, FC Baku, Sumgayit FK, Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor, Azerbaijan national under-17 football team, Azerbaijan national under-19 football team, and Azerbaijan national under-21 football team. Rahman was born on July 25th, 1993 in Tovuz, Azerbaijan. Rahman is also known as Hacıyev and Rəhman.

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Rahman Ahmadi is a soccer player for the Sepahan F.C., Shamoushak Noshahr F.C., Saipa F.C., Persepolis F.C., and Iran national football team. Rahman was born on July 30th, 1980 in Nowshahr.

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Rahman Sidek is a famed human. His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to 1993. Rahman was given the name Abdul Rahman bin Mohd Sidek on September 20th, 1965 in Banting.

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Rahman Ismail is a physician and dewan rakyat.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rahman

A. R. Rahman is a leading person. His ongoing career started in 1987. A. was given the name A. S. Dileep Kumar by his parent R. K. Shekhar on January 6th, 1967 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a 1st President of Bangladesh, 2nd Prime Minister of Bangladesh, and 4th President of Bangladesh. Sheikh was born on March 17th, 1920 in Tungipara Upazila. He left this life on August 15th, 1975.

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Hasim Rahman is a boxer. Hasim was born on November 7th, 1972 in Baltimore, Maryland, US.

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Baba Rahman is a soccer player for the Chelsea F.C., Dreams FC, Asante Kotoko SC, SpVgg Greuther Fürth, FC Augsburg, Ghana national under-20 football team, and Ghana national football team. Baba was born on July 2nd, 1994 in Tamale, Ghana.

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Rahman is a notable person. His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Rahman was given the name Rashin Rahman on May 23rd, 1967 in Abu Dhabi.

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Tunku Abdul Rahman was a Prime Minister of Malaysia, Chief Minister of Malaya, 1st Secretary-General of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, and 5th President of the Asian Football Confederation. Tunku was born on February 8th, 1903 in Alor Star, Kedah, British Malaya. He died on December 6th, 1990.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1959 5 0 5
1963 6 0 6
1964 5 0 5
1965 6 0 6
1966 7 0 7
1967 5 0 5
1968 10 0 10
1969 15 0 15
1970 15 0 15
1971 15 0 15
1972 28 0 28
1973 26 0 26
1974 28 0 28
1975 43 0 43
1976 52 0 52
1977 31 0 31
1978 37 0 37
1979 36 0 36
1980 33 0 33
1981 44 0 44
1982 24 0 24
1983 19 0 19
1984 17 0 17
1985 8 0 8
1986 12 0 12
1987 23 0 23
1988 15 0 15
1989 15 0 15
1990 15 0 15
1991 17 0 17
1992 14 0 14
1993 20 0 20
1994 14 0 14
1995 23 0 23
1996 7 0 7
1997 22 0 22
1998 29 0 29
1999 15 0 15
2000 18 0 18
2001 28 0 28
2002 19 0 19
2003 10 0 10
2004 24 0 24
2005 15 0 15
2006 20 0 20
2007 18 0 18
2008 20 0 20
2009 18 0 18
2010 26 0 26
2011 18 0 18
2012 15 0 15
2013 18 0 18
2014 21 0 21
2015 20 0 20
2016 23 0 23

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Popularity of Rahman as a first name

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Popularity of Rahman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rahman U.S.
  White 8.56% 64.26%
  African American 6.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 79.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rahman

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

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Fun Facts about the name Rahman

  • How Popular is the name Rahman? Rahman is the 9,858th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rahman was the 1,994th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rahman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,087 babies born with the first name Rahman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rahman to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rahman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rahman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rahman is Monday, July 15th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Rahman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rahman was in 1976 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Rahman Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rahman is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Rahman: Your name in reverse order is Namhar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahramn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rahman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,097 people with the last name Rahman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rahman? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Rahman as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • 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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