Shaheen

First Name
618
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shaheen

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
54%
Persian
23%
American
8%
Indian (Sanskrit)
8%
Gaelic
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from India, the name Shaheen is of Arabic origin and means "Shahbaz '' king hawk".
  • According to a user from India, the name Shaheen is of Arabic origin and means "Royal white falcon".
  • A submission from Iran says the name Shaheen means "Outstanding. Like a King. Hawk. Falcon." and is of Persian origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. Alternative form of shahin

Notable Persons Named Shaheen

Shaheen Banu is an actress. Shaheen was born Shaheen Banu in India.

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Shaheen Jafargholi is a pop, soul, r&b, rhythm, and blues musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to 2007. Shaheen was born on January 23rd, 1997.

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Shaheen Khan is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to present. Shaheen was born Shaheen Khan in Mumbai. Shaheen is also known as Sandhya.

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Shaheen Siddique is an actor and film actor. He was most active from 2015 to present. Shaheen was born as the child of Siddique (actor) on February 21st, 1989 in Ernakulam. Shaheen is also known as Shaheen and Shaheen Siddique.

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Shaheen Mistri is a ceo and teach for india. Shaheen was born on March 16th, 1971 in Mumbai.

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Shaheen Ariefdien is a hip hop music and african hip hop musician. His ongoing career started in 1990. Shaheen was born in Cape Town. Shaheen is also known as Ariefdien, S. Ariefdien, and Shaheen.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shaheen

Jeanne Shaheen is a 78th Governor of New Hampshire. Jeanne was born on January 28th, 1947 in St. Charles, Missouri.

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Anjuman is a film actress. She was most prominent from 1978 to 2000. Anjuman was given the name Anjuman Shaheen in Multan.

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Alfred Shaheen was a textile industrialist. Alfred was born Alfred Shaheen on January 31st, 1922 in Cranford, New Jersey. He breathed his last breath on December 22nd, 2008.

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Hina Shaheen was an actor, tv, and film actress. She was most active from 1991 to present. Hina was born Hina Shaheen on February 13th, 1971 in Pakistan. She died on December 25th, 2012.

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Saif Saaeed Shaheen is an athlete. Saif was born on October 15th, 1982 in Kamelilo Village, Iron Location, Keiyo District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya.

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Jack was born in 1935 in Clairton, Pennsylvania.

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How popular is the baby name Shaheen in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 6 6 0
1972 10 5 5
1974 11 5 6
1975 6 6 0
1976 18 8 10
1977 7 7 0
1978 14 7 7
1979 21 11 10
1980 12 7 5
1981 21 10 11
1982 21 8 13
1983 10 0 10
1984 24 12 12
1985 26 7 19
1986 19 6 13
1987 24 8 16
1988 12 0 12
1989 27 10 17
1990 23 0 23
1991 24 9 15
1992 13 0 13
1993 15 0 15
1994 10 0 10
1995 17 5 12
1996 18 0 18
1997 23 5 18
1998 14 0 14
1999 17 0 17
2000 12 0 12
2001 17 0 17
2004 5 0 5
2005 9 0 9
2006 7 0 7
2007 7 0 7
2008 7 0 7
2009 14 0 14
2010 14 0 14
2012 6 0 6
2013 10 0 10
2014 15 0 15
2015 11 0 11
2016 9 0 9
2017 12 0 12

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Popularity of Shaheen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shaheen U.S.
  White 77.85% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shaheen

People with the last name Shaheen are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Shaheen

  • How Popular is the name Shaheen? Shaheen is the 14,293rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Shaheen was the 9,458th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shaheen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 618 babies born with the first name Shaheen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shaheen to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shaheen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Shaheen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shaheen is Monday, February 10th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Shaheen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shaheen was in 1990 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Shaheen Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shaheen is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Shaheen: Your name in reverse order is Neehahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sehneha. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shaheen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,440 people with the last name Shaheen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shaheen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Shaheen as their last name.

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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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