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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Usman

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  • A submission from Pakistan says the name Usman means "Golden pen" and is of Arabic origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Usman

Usman Khawaja is a cricketer. Usman was born on December 18th, 1986 in Islamabad.


Usman dan Fodio is a monarch. He holds the title Sultan of Sokoto, Amir al-Muminin, Imama, and Al Khalifa Al Amirulmuminin. He was most active from 1803 to 1803.


Usman was born on November 21st, 1981 in Derby.


Usman Peerzada is an actor, director, producer, film director, film producer, and directorandproducer. Usman was given the name Peerzada in Lahore.



Usman Afzaal is a cricketer. Usman was born on June 9th, 1977 in Rawalpindi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Usman

Kamaru was born on May 11th, 1988 in Benin City.


Mohammad Usman is a military person. His military service ended in 1948.


Azhar Usman is an observational comedy, character comedy, sketch comedy, and improvisational theatre comedian. Azhar was given the name Azhar Muhammad Usman on December 23rd, 1975 in Chicago.


Abdul was given the name Ahmad Akmad Usman y Batabol in 1974 in Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao. He passed away on May 3rd, 2015.


Fakih Usman was a muhammadiyah council member and muhammadiyah. Fakih was born on March 2nd, 1904 in Gresik Regency. He died on October 3rd, 1968.


Shamsuddeen Usman is a Minister of National Planning of Nigeria. Shamsuddeen was born on September 18th, 1949 in Kano State.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1979 6 0 6
1980 8 0 8
1981 13 0 13
1982 18 0 18
1983 8 0 8
1984 21 0 21
1985 18 0 18
1986 23 0 23
1987 21 0 21
1988 15 0 15
1989 20 0 20
1990 24 0 24
1991 23 0 23
1992 25 0 25
1993 27 0 27
1994 37 0 37
1995 39 0 39
1996 32 0 32
1997 32 0 32
1998 39 0 39
1999 35 0 35
2000 30 0 30
2001 32 0 32
2002 46 0 46
2003 31 0 31
2004 25 0 25
2005 28 0 28
2006 41 0 41
2007 34 0 34
2008 41 0 41
2009 30 0 30
2010 43 0 43
2011 24 0 24
2012 29 0 29
2013 39 0 39
2014 36 0 36
2015 40 0 40
2016 46 0 46
2017 29 0 29
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Usman

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Usman as a first name

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Popularity of Usman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Usman U.S.
  White 6.74% 64.26%
  African American 19.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 65.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Usman

People with the last name Usman are most frequently African American or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Usman

  • How Popular is the name Usman? Usman is the 9,892nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Usman was the 24,446th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Usman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,108 babies born with the first name Usman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Usman to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Usman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Usman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Usman is Wednesday, January 30th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Usman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Usman was in 2002 with a total of 46 babies.
  • Random Usman Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Usman is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Usman: Your name in reverse order is Namsu. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Masun. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Usman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,024 people with the last name Usman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Usman? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Usman as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k 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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