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

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Origin and Meaning of Sefer

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  • According to a user from Connecticut, United States, the name Sefer is of Arabic origin and means "Safar or Sefer is the second mounth af the year,,February'".
  • A submission from Bosnia and Herzegovina says the name Sefer means "Well, Sefer means "trip" or "journey" in turkish. I have that last name, and my ethnicity is Bosnian, but because of the Ottoman empire's occupation of Bosnia it probably came from Turkey" and is of Turkish origin.

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

R is for responsible, honoring your obligations

Notable Persons Named Sefer

Sefer Halilović is an office holder. Their military service ended in 1993. Sefer was born on January 6th, 1952 in Prijepolje.


Sefer was born on February 6th, 1942.


Sefer Turan is a Chief Advisor to Prime Minister of Turkey and TRT At Turkiyya Coordinator. He has had major accomplishments since 2009. Sefer was born in 1962 in Kahramanmaraş.


His ongoing career started in 1986. Sefer was born on March 16th, 1963 in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey.


Sefer Sever is an athlete for the Dardanel Spor A.Ş.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sefer

Franjo was born in Vienna.


Antonio Sefer is a sports team member for the FC Oțelul Galați.


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Popularity of Sefer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sefer U.S.
  White 73.50% 64.26%
  African American 21.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sefer

People with the last name Sefer are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Sefer

  • How Popular is the name Sefer? As a last name Sefer was the 142,108th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sefer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sefer is Monday, July 13th, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Sefer? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sefer. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sefer: Your name in reverse order is Refes. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Efser. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sefer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 117 people with the last name Sefer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sefer? Sefer 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).
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