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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rihan

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Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Minnesota, United States says the name Rihan is of Arabic origin and means "Sweet smelling flower of heaven".
  • A user from Minnesota, United States says the name Rihan is of Arabic origin and means "Flower for heaven".
  • According to a user from India, the name Rihan means "King of king of world".
  • A submission from Italy says the name Rihan means "Sweet basil" and is of Arabic origin.

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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rihan

Mohamed was born on January 1st, 1979.


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International Interest for Rihan

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rihan U.S.
  White 69.33% 64.26%
  African American 9.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 11.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rihan

People with the last name Rihan are most frequently White or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Rihan

  • How Popular is the name Rihan? Rihan is the 30,613th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rihan was the 116,201st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rihan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 152 babies born with the first name Rihan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rihan 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 Rihan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rihan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rihan is Thursday, July 1st, 1920.
  • What year had the most people named Rihan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rihan was in 2016 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Rihan Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rihan is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Rihan: Your name in reverse order is Nahir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iranh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rihan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 150 people with the last name Rihan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rihan? Rihan 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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