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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 Tanvir mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Tanvir

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  • A user from Bangladesh says the name Tanvir is of Islamic,Arabic origin and means "Light ray".
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Notable Persons Named Tanvir

Tanvir was born on December 20th, 1978 in Kuwait City, Al Asimah, Kuwait.


Tanvir Mahmood Ahmed is a 18th Chief of Air Staff. His military service ended in 2009. Tanvir was born on February 1st, 1952 in Lahore.


Tanvir Mokammel is a filmmaker and filmmaking. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Tanvir was born on March 8th, 1955 in Khulna.


She was most prominent from 2005 to 2015.


Tanvir Ahmad Khan was a 19. Tanvir was born on June 12th, 1932 in Hoshiarpur. He breathed his last breath on November 16th, 2013.


Tanvir Sadiq is an NC Headquarters Nawai-Subh Complex, Zero Bridge, and Srinagar. Tanvir was born in 7 in Hassanabad.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tanvir

Habib Tanvir was a playwright, dramatist, poet, and actor. He was most active from 1945 to 2009. Habib was given the name Habib Ahmed Khan on September 1st, 1923 in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. He passed away on June 8th, 2009.


Sohail was born on December 12th, 1984 in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.



Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tanvir U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 94.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tanvir

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

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Fun Facts about the name Tanvir

  • How Popular is the name Tanvir? Tanvir is the 23,493rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Tanvir was the 113,791st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tanvir have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 260 babies born with the first name Tanvir in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tanvir 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 Tanvir? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tanvir first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tanvir is Thursday, April 1st, 1943.
  • What year had the most people named Tanvir born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tanvir was in 1996 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Tanvir Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tanvir is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Tanvir: Your name in reverse order is Rivnat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ritavn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tanvir? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 154 people with the last name Tanvir.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tanvir? Tanvir 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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