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

How to Pronounce Subhan

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Subhan

"Subhan" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Praise, glory". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. plural of sùbh

Notable Persons Named Subhan

Subhan Quli Qutb Shah is royalty. He holds the title The Third Sultan of Qutb Shahi dynasty and The ThirdSultanofQutb Shahi dynasty. His career lasted from 1550 to 1550.


He passed away in 1799.


Subhan was born in 1766.


Where is the name Subhan popular?

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Popularity of Subhan as a first name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Subhan as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, California, or Virginia.

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Subhan U.S.
  White 6.30% 64.26%
  African American 8.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 69.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Subhan

People with the last name Subhan are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Subhan

  • How Popular is the name Subhan? Subhan is the 17,873rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Subhan was the 75,799th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Subhan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 415 babies born with the first name Subhan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Subhan 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 Subhan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Subhan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Subhan is Wednesday, February 14th, 1923.
  • What year had the most people named Subhan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Subhan was in 2016 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Subhan Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Subhan is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Subhan: Your name in reverse order is Nahbus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Usanbh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Subhan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 254 people with the last name Subhan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Subhan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Subhan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.