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 Shakib

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from India says the name Shakib means "Star".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Shakib means "Reward or Patient".
  • A user from Iran says the name Shakib is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Patience, perseverance".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Shakib

Shakib Khan is an actor and film producer. He has been prominent since 1999. Shakib was given the name Masud Rana in Narayanganj, Bangladesh.


Shakib was born on March 24th, 1987 in Magura District.


Shakib Arslan was a politician, writer, poet, and historian. Shakib was born on December 25th, 1869 in Choueifat. He breathed his last breath on December 9th, 1946.


Shakil Khan is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1997. Shakil was given the name Shakib Ahsan in Pachlaish, Chittagong, Bangladesh.


Shakib Qortbawi is a Minister of Justice and Ministry of Justice (Lebanon). Shakib was born in 1945.


Shakib Omer is an athlete for the Elman FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shakib


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shakib U.S.
  White 83.57% 64.26%
  African American 7.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.00% 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 Shakib

People with the last name Shakib are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Shakib

  • How Popular is the name Shakib? Shakib is the 60,464th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shakib was the 123,064th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shakib have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22 babies born with the first name Shakib in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shakib? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shakib first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shakib is Wednesday, August 15th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Shakib born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shakib was in 2003 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shakib: Your name in reverse order is Bikahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bkhasi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shakib? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 140 people with the last name Shakib.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shakib? Shakib 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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