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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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From Persian سبقت.

  1. A male given name which means "exaltation, supremacy".

Notable Persons Named Sevket

Sevket was born in 1950.


Şevket was born as the child of Hacı Ömer Sabancı in 1936 in Akçakaya village, Kayseri Province.


Şevket was born on June 30th, 1973 in Istanbul.


Şevket Altuğ is an actor. Their ongoing career started in 1962. Şevket was born on March 13th, 1943 in Bandırma, Turkey.


Sevket was born in 1897. He died on March 25th, 1976.


Sevket was born on August 7th, 1917.


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Fun Facts about the name Sevket

  • When was the first name Sevket first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sevket is Friday, October 29th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Sevket? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sevket. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sevket: Your name in reverse order is Tekves. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tkvees. How do you pronounce that?

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