Tamir

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tamir

"Tamir" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Rich". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. repair, maintenance.

Notable Persons Named Tamir

Tamir Sapir was a businessman and investor. Tamir was given the name Temur Sepiashvili in 1946 in Tbilisi. He passed away on September 26th, 2014.

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Tamir Pardo is an 11th Director of the Mossad. Tamir was born in 1953 in Tel Aviv.

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Nokio is a singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, singing, and dance. He plays Piano, Guitar, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Nokio was given the name Tamir Mateen Raheem Hameed Ruffin on January 21st, 1979.

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Tamir Muskat is a musician. He was most active from 1980 to present. Tamir was born Tamir Muskat in 1972 in Israel.

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Tamir Cohen is a soccer player for the Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., Maccabi Netanya F.C., Bolton Wanderers F.C., Maccabi Haifa F.C., Hapoel Ra'anana A.F.C., Israel national under-19 football team, Israel national under-21 football team, and Israel national football team. Tamir was born on March 4th, 1984 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Tamir was born on June 23rd, 1967 in Beersheba.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tamir

Amit Tamir is a basketball player for the Ironi Ramat Gan, Hapoel Jerusalem, Hapoel Jerusalem B.C., P.A.O.K. BC, AEK B.C., Elitzur Givat Shmuel, A.E.L. 1964 B.C., Spirou Charleroi, Hapoel Holon, Ironi Ashkelon, and APOEL B.C. in the Liga Leumit (basketball). His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Amit was born on December 2nd, 1979 in Jerusalem.

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Avital Tamir is a heavy metal music, groove metal, metalcore, experimental rock, indie rock, indie pop, alternative rock, acoustic music, and garage rock musician and singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, and Vocals. His career lasted from 1998 to 1998. Avital was born on December 9th, 1981.

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Nadav Tamir is a Director of international affairs and Peres & Associates. Nadav was born on August 27th, 1961 in Manara, Israel.

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Andryein was born on April 24th, 1986.

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Arnon Tamir is a soccer player for the Hapoel Marmorek F.C., Maccabi Ironi Bat Yam F.C., Beitar Tel Aviv Ramla F.C., Sektzia Nes Tziona F.C., Maccabi Netanya F.C., Maccabi Yavne F.C., Maccabi Kiryat Gat F.C., and F.C. Shikun HaMizrah. Arnon was born on March 14th, 1986 in Mazkeret Batya.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 5 0 5
1972 7 0 7
1974 12 0 12
1975 8 0 8
1976 22 0 22
1977 19 0 19
1978 23 0 23
1979 19 0 19
1980 22 0 22
1981 34 0 34
1982 17 0 17
1983 12 0 12
1984 22 0 22
1985 17 0 17
1986 11 0 11
1987 17 0 17
1988 25 0 25
1989 22 0 22
1990 28 0 28
1991 27 0 27
1992 36 0 36
1993 32 0 32
1994 20 0 20
1995 39 0 39
1996 28 0 28
1997 37 0 37
1998 79 8 71
1999 72 8 64
2000 62 8 54
2001 52 7 45
2002 57 0 57
2003 66 5 61
2004 59 0 59
2005 68 9 59
2006 53 0 53
2007 43 0 43
2008 57 0 57
2009 41 0 41
2010 46 0 46
2011 43 0 43
2012 39 0 39
2013 44 0 44
2014 39 0 39
2015 61 0 61
2016 76 8 68
2017 76 0 76

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Popularity of Tamir as a first name

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Popularity of Tamir as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tamir U.S.
  White 81.29% 64.26%
  African American 6.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.20% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tamir

People with the last name Tamir are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tamir

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  • How Popular is the name Tamir? Tamir is the 7,540th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tamir was the 61,585th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tamir have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,694 babies born with the first name Tamir in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tamir to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tamir? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tamir first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tamir is Saturday, March 22nd, 1924.
  • What year had the most people named Tamir born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tamir was in 2017 with a total of 76 babies.
  • Random Tamir Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tamir is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Tamir: Your name in reverse order is Rimat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rtaim. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tamir? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 326 people with the last name Tamir.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tamir? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tamir as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k 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).
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