Reza

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887
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since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Reza

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     Persian/Iranian
45%
     Arabic
45%
     Spanish
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan says the name Reza means "-satisfaction - state of being willing" and is of Arabic origin.
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Notable Persons Named Reza

Reza Aslan is an academic and writer. Reza was born on May 3rd, 1972 in Tehran.

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Reza Shah Pahlavi was royalty. He holds the title 50, Shahanshah of Iran, 50px, and Shah. His career lasted from 1925 to 1925. Reza was born on March 15th, 1878 in Alasht. He left this life on July 26th, 1944.

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Reza Pahlavi is royalty. He holds the title Crown Prince of Iran. He has been prominent since 1980. Reza was born as the child of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Farah Pahlavi on October 31st, 1960 in Tehran.

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Reza Ghoochannejhad is a soccer player for the Charlton Athletic F.C., SC Cambuur, SC Heerenveen, Go Ahead Eagles, FC Emmen, Sint-Truidense V.V., Standard Liège, Kuwait SC, Al-Wakrah Sport Club, Netherlands national under-17 football team, and Netherlands national under-19 football team. Reza was born on September 20th, 1987 in Mashhad, Iran. Reza is also known as رضا قوچان‌نژاد (Persian).

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Reza was born on June 20th, 1978 in Tehran.

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Reza Zarrab is a businessman. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Reza was born Reza Zarrab in 1983 in Tabriz.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Reza

Yasmina Reza is a writer and actress. Yasmina was given the name Évelyne Agnès Yasmina Reza on May 1st, 1959 in Paris, France.

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Afgansyah Reza is a musician. He was most active from 2008 to present. Afgansyah was born Afgansyah Reza on May 27th, 1989 in Jakarta. Afgansyah is also known as Afgan.

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Kévin was born on May 18th, 1988 in Versailles, France.

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Amitabh Reza is a director. His career lasted from 2001 to 2001. Amitabh was born on October 1st, 1976 in Brahmanbaria.

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Rahi Masoom Reza was a novelist, urdu poet, and urdu. Rahi was born on September 1st, 1927 in Village Gangauli, Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, British India. He died on March 15th, 1992.

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Prince Ali Reza was royalty. He holds the title Prince of Iran. Prince was born as the child of Reza Shah and Tadj ol-Molouk on March 1st, 1922 in Tehran. He passed away on October 17th, 1954.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 7 0 7
1970 8 0 8
1971 11 0 11
1972 8 0 8
1973 10 0 10
1974 8 0 8
1975 14 0 14
1976 16 0 16
1977 20 0 20
1978 35 0 35
1979 21 0 21
1980 30 0 30
1981 24 0 24
1982 21 0 21
1983 21 0 21
1984 13 0 13
1985 21 0 21
1986 21 0 21
1987 23 0 23
1988 26 0 26
1989 16 0 16
1990 15 0 15
1991 10 0 10
1992 21 0 21
1993 14 0 14
1994 14 0 14
1995 15 0 15
1996 15 0 15
1997 16 0 16
1998 18 0 18
1999 17 0 17
2000 15 0 15
2001 13 0 13
2002 21 0 21
2003 15 0 15
2004 19 0 19
2005 16 0 16
2006 26 0 26
2007 18 0 18
2008 13 0 13
2009 16 0 16
2010 14 0 14
2011 11 0 11
2012 17 0 17
2013 39 0 39
2014 34 0 34
2015 20 0 20
2016 29 0 29
2017 22 0 22
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Reza

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Popularity of Reza as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Reza U.S.
  White 8.32% 64.26%
  African American 0.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 81.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Reza

People with the last name Reza are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Reza

  • How Popular is the name Reza? Reza is the 11,380th most popular name of all time. As a last name Reza was the 5,479th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Reza have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 887 babies born with the first name Reza in the United States. That's more than enough people named Reza to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Reza? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Reza first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Reza is Tuesday, July 26th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Reza born? The highest recorded use of the first name Reza was in 2013 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Reza Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Reza is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Reza: Your name in reverse order is Azer. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ezar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Reza? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,349 people with the last name Reza.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Reza? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Reza as their last name.

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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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