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

What does the name Saqib mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Saqib

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  • A submission from Pakistan says the name Saqib means "Radiant, bright,".
  • A user from Pakistan says the name Saqib is of Arabic origin and means "Shining brightly".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Saqib

Saqib Saleem is an actor and model. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Saqib was given the name Saqib Saleem Qureshi on April 8th, 1988 in Delhi, India.


His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to 2011. Saqib was born on January 21st, 1975 in Chicago.


Saqib was born on February 25th, 1997 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England.


Saqib Hanif is a soccer player for the Khan Research Laboratories F.C. and Pakistan national football team. Saqib was born on April 28th, 1994 in Pakistan.


Saqib was born on January 18th, 1947 in Karachi. He breathed his last breath on March 28th, 1998.


Saqib was born on February 20th, 1978.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Saqib

Maqsood was given the name مقصود احمد on April 4th, 1955 in Shekhupura, Punjab, Pakistan.


Ahad Saqib is an athlete for the NJ-LUSO Parma.


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International Interest for Saqib

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Saqib U.S.
  White 2.47% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 90.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Saqib

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

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Fun Facts about the name Saqib

  • How Popular is the name Saqib? Saqib is the 32,834th most popular name of all time. As a last name Saqib was the 69,392nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Saqib have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 130 babies born with the first name Saqib in the United States. That's more than enough people named Saqib 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 Saqib? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Saqib first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Saqib is Monday, June 19th, 1978.
  • What year had the most people named Saqib born? The highest recorded use of the first name Saqib was in 1996 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Saqib Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Saqib is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Saqib: Your name in reverse order is Biqas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aibsq. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Saqib? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 283 people with the last name Saqib.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Saqib? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Saqib as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m 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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