First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tanveer mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Tanveer

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Bangladesh says the name Tanveer is of Arabic origin and means "Rays of light".
  • According to a user from India, the name Tanveer is of Arabic origin and means "Rays of light".
  • A submission from India says the name Tanveer means "Strong of body, Brave" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from India says the name Tanveer is of English origin and means "Blessings of god".
  • A user from India says the name Tanveer is of Arabic origin and means "The enlightened".
Other origins: Urdu,Indian

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Notable Persons Named Tanveer

Tanveer K. Atwal is an actress and actor. She has been prominent since 2003. Tanveer was given the name Tanveer Kaur Atwal on March 12th, 1994 in Los Angeles.



Tanveer Ahmed is a psychiatrist.



Tanveer Zaidi is an actor and education. Tanveer was born in 1 in Allahabad. Tanveer is also known as Tannu.


Tanveer Ahmed Khan is a hindustani classical music, ghazal, and sufism musician. He has been prominent since 1987. Tanveer was born Tanveer Ahmed Khan on August 14th, 1976 in Daryaganj.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tanveer

Anam Tanveer is an actor, presenter, author, actress, and tv host. Anam was born Anam Tanveer on February 8th, 1986 in Karachi.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tanveer U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 95.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tanveer

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

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Fun Facts about the name Tanveer

  • How Popular is the name Tanveer? Tanveer is the 28,308th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tanveer was the 60,636th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tanveer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 180 babies born with the first name Tanveer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tanveer 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 Tanveer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tanveer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tanveer is Saturday, June 1st, 1935.
  • What year had the most people named Tanveer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tanveer was in 2000 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Tanveer Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tanveer 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 Tanveer: Your name in reverse order is Reevnat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etnrvea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tanveer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 332 people with the last name Tanveer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tanveer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tanveer 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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