First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Shabazz

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

H is for hand, that you always give.

A is for adorable, how precious

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

Notable Persons Named Shabazz

Shabazz Napier is a basketball player for the Orlando Magic, →Sioux Falls Skyforce, and Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association. He has had major accomplishments since 2014. Shabazz was born on July 14th, 1991 in Roxbury, Boston.


Shabazz Muhammad is a basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves and →Iowa Energy in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 2013. Shabazz was born on November 13th, 1992 in Long Beach, California.


Shabazz the Disciple is a hip hop music musician. His ongoing career started in 1994. Shabazz was born in 1973.


Shabazz Baidoo is a soccer player for the Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Arsenal F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Gillingham F.C., Dagenham & Redbridge F.C., Lewes F.C., Croydon Athletic F.C., Bishop's Stortford F.C., Wealdstone F.C., Biggleswade Town F.C., and England national under-16 football team. Shabazz was born on April 13th, 1988 in Hackney, England.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shabazz

Betty was given the name Betty Dean Sanders on May 28th, 1934 in Pinehurst, Georgia, or. Betty is also known as Betty X. She died on June 23rd, 1997.


Malcolm was given the name Malcolm Latif Shabazz by his parent Qubilah Shabazz on October 8th, 1984 in Paris. He left this life on May 9th, 2013.


Ilyasah Shabazz is an author, motivational speaker, community organizing, activism, community organizer, and social activist. Ilyasah was born on July 22nd, 1962 in Queens.


Malik "Zulu" Shabazz is a lawyer, political activist, and lecturer. Malik was given the name Paris Lewis in 1968 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Malik is also known as Lewis and Paris (birthname).


Al Hajj Shabazz is a football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Al was born on August 2nd, 1992 in Philadelphia.



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Popularity of Shabazz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shabazz U.S.
  White 1.97% 64.26%
  African American 88.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shabazz

People with the last name Shabazz are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Shabazz

  • How Popular is the name Shabazz? Shabazz is the 22,655th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shabazz was the 8,353rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shabazz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 271 babies born with the first name Shabazz in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shabazz 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 Shabazz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Shabazz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shabazz is Sunday, January 22nd, 1928.
  • What year had the most people named Shabazz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shabazz was in 1992 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Shabazz Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shabazz is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Shabazz: Your name in reverse order is Zzabahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zzasbah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shabazz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,963 people with the last name Shabazz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shabazz? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Shabazz as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • 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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