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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 Riza

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  • A user from India says the name Riza is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Shy".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Riza

Riza Aziz is a film producer, co-founder, chairman of red granite pictures, red granite pictures, and chairman ofred granite pictures. Riza was given the name Riza Shahriz Bin Abdul Aziz by his parents Rosmah Mansor and Najib Razak.


Riza Durmisi is a soccer player for the Brøndby IF, Denmark national under-17 football team, and Denmark national under-19 football team. Riza was born on January 8th, 1994 in Ishøj, Denmark.


She holds the title Miss Earth Canada 2006, Miss World Canada 2011, Miss Universe Canada 2013, Miss Earth Canada, Miss World Canada, and Miss Universe Canada. Riza was given the name Riza Raquel Buenaventura Santos on August 31st, 1986 in Calgary.


Rıza was born on October 10th, 1989 in Yozgat, Turkey.


Rıza Çalımbay is a soccer manager for the Kasımpaşa S.K., Beşiktaş J.K., and Turkey national football team. Rıza was born on February 2nd, 1963 in Sivas.


Riza was born in 1869. He died on December 31st, 1949.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Riza

Ömer Rıza is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., ADO Den Haag, West Ham United F.C., Barnet F.C., Cambridge United F.C., Denizlispor, Trabzonspor, Shrewsbury Town F.C., Aldershot Town F.C., Histon F.C., Boreham Wood F.C., Chelmsford City F.C., Cheshunt F.C., and Turkey national football B. Ömer was born on November 8th, 1979 in Edmonton, England. Ömer is also known as Rıza and Ömer.


Shaha was born in Tripoli.


Seyid was born in 1863. He died in 1937.


Muhammad Rivai Riza is a film director and director. Muhammad was born on October 2nd, 1970. Muhammad is also known as Riri Riza.


Ali Rıza was a Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire and List of Ottoman Grand Viziers. Ali was born in 1860 in Istanbul , Ottoman Empire. They left this life in 1932.


Hasan was born in 1871 in Baghdad. Hasan is also known as Hasan Riza. They passed away on January 30th, 1913.


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International Interest for Riza

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Riza as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Riza U.S.
  White 63.48% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 13.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 17.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Riza

People with the last name Riza are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Riza

  • How Popular is the name Riza? Riza is the 44,633rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Riza was the 82,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Riza have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 59 babies born with the first name Riza in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Riza? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Riza first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Riza is Saturday, February 12th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Riza born? The highest recorded use of the first name Riza was in 2015 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Riza: Your name in reverse order is Azir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Izar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Riza? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 230 people with the last name Riza.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Riza? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Riza 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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  • 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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