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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rustom

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  • A submission from Philippines says the name Rustom means "Gift of God" and is of English origin.

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Rustom

BB Gandanghari is an actor, model (people), entertainment, comedian, film director, actress, model, entertainer, comedienne, and director. She has had major accomplishments since 1990. BB was given the name Rustom Cariño Padilla by her parents Roy Padilla and Sr. on September 4th, 1967 in Philippines.


Rustom was born on July 1st, 1924 in Jabalpur. He died on December 23rd, 2014.


Rustom was born in 1911. He died in 1974.


Rustom was born on December 15th, 1922.


Rustom Ali is an athlete for the Al-Jazeera SC (Syria).


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rustom

Paul Rustom is a soccer player for the Racing Beirut, Hekmeh FC, Al-Ansar SC, Nejmeh SC, Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli Aley, and Lebanon national football team. Paul was born on January 26th, 1983 in Beirut.


Elie Rustom is a basketball player for the Blue Stars (Lebanon), Al Mouttahed Tripoli, and Hekmeh BC in the Lebanese Basketball League. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Elie was born on May 2nd, 1987.



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Popularity of Rustom as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rustom U.S.
  White 79.04% 64.26%
  African American 4.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rustom

People with the last name Rustom are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rustom

  • How Popular is the name Rustom? As a last name Rustom was the 106,570th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Rustom first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Rustom is Thursday, December 28th, 1899.
  • How unique is the name Rustom? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Rustom. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Rustom: Your name in reverse order is Motsur. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mtruos. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rustom? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 167 people with the last name Rustom.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rustom? Rustom is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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