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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Sufyan

Sufyan ath-Thawri ibn Said was a philosopher. Sufyan was born in 716. He passed away in 161.


He holds the title ‘Philanthropist and Entrepreneur'. Sufyan was born on September 2nd, 1975 in Bolton.


Sufyan was born on October 21st, 1991.


Sufyan was born on July 3rd, 1980 in Gujrat, Pakistan.


Sufyan was born in 725. He died on February 25th, 0815.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sufyan

Ramla was born in 594. She left this life in 664.


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Fun Facts about the name Sufyan

  • How Popular is the name Sufyan? Sufyan is the 19,383rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sufyan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 372 babies born with the first name Sufyan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sufyan 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 Sufyan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Sufyan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sufyan was in 2014 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Sufyan Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sufyan 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 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Sufyan: Your name in reverse order is Nayfus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Afnysu. How do you pronounce that?

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