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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shahin

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  • A user from Bulgaria says the name Shahin is of Turkish origin and means "Falcon".
  • A user from Singapore says the name Shahin is of Persian origin and means "Falcon King of Birds".
  • A user from Iran says the name Shahin is of Unknown origin and means "Hawk".
Other origins: Arabic

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Sha*hin"
A large and swift Asiatic falcon (Falco pregrinator) highly valued in falconry.

Etymology: Ar. shāhīn


Persian شاهین.

  1. A large, swift Asiatic falcon, Falco peregrinus peregrinator.

Notable Persons Named Shahin

Shahin Najafi is a rock, rap metal, rap rock, alternative music, rock music, and alternative rock musician. He plays Human voice and Guitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Shahin was born on September 10th, 1980 in Bandar-e Anzali.


Shahin Badar is a pop, electronica, trance, hindi, world music, fusion, alternative dance, sufi, trance music, indian pop, jazz fusion, and sufi music singing and songwriter. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 1996 to present. Shahin was born on June 17th, 1974 in Colchester.


His military service ended in 626. He passed away in 626.


Shahin & Sepehr is a world music, instrumental, and nu jazz musician, guitarist, and composer. They plays Guitar. They were most prominent from 1994 to present. Shahin was given the name Shahin Shahida, Sepehr Haddad in Iran.


Shahin Diniyev is a soccer player for the Energetik FK, Neftchi PFK, Kapaz PFC, FC Zimbru Chișinău, FC Fakel Voronezh, FC Terek Grozny, Hapoel Tayibe F.C., Beitar Tel Aviv F.C., FK Fərid Baku, FC Baku, and Azerbaijan national football team. Shahin was born on July 12th, 1966 in Beylagan (city). Shahin is also known as Diniyev and Şahin.


Shahin was born on February 25th, 1976.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shahin

Tanyus Shahin is a Head of the Republic of Keserwan and Head of the Republic ofKeserwan. Tanyus was born in Rayfoun.



Emad Shahin is a in the fields of political science and middle eastern studies. Emad was born on August 24th, 1957.


Jammal Shahin is a soccer player for the Grimsby Borough F.C., Grimsby Town F.C., Armthorpe Welfare F.C., Selby Town F.C., Cleethorpes Town F.C., Spalding United F.C., and Brigg Town F.C. Jammal was born on December 19th, 1988 in Grimsby.


Mustafa Shahin is a soccer player for the Mohammedan S.C. (Kolkata), Nejmeh SC, Al-Ahli SC (Saida), Shabab Al-Sahel, and Lebanon national under-23 football team. Mustafa was born on October 8th, 1989 in Lebanon.



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Popularity of Shahin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shahin U.S.
  White 82.55% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shahin

People with the last name Shahin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Shahin

  • How Popular is the name Shahin? Shahin is the 22,560th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shahin was the 22,809th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shahin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 281 babies born with the first name Shahin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shahin 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 Shahin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Shahin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shahin is Sunday, April 10th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Shahin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shahin was in 1989 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Shahin Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shahin is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Shahin: Your name in reverse order is Nihahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nishah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shahin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,123 people with the last name Shahin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shahin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shahin as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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