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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

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Origin and Meaning of Wasif

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Alt. Meaning

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

S is for strength, there when needed.

I is for immense, are your great qualities

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

Notable Persons Named Wasif

He holds the title Ihtisham ul-Mulk, Raes ud-Daulah, Amir ul-Omrah, Mahabat Jang, Nawab Bahadur of Murshidabad, Ihtisham ul-Mulk (Dignifier of the country), Raes ud-Daulah (Premier of the state), Amir ul-Omrah (Noble of Nobles), Mahabat Jang (Horror in War), Nawabs of Benga. His career lasted from 1906 to 1959. Wasif was born as the child of Hassan Ali Mirza on January 7th, 1875 in Hazarduari Palace. He left this life on October 23rd, 1959.


Wasif was born on January 14th, 1897. He passed away in 1972.


Wasif was born on December 26th, 1991 in Nowshehra, Pakistan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Wasif

Imaad Wasif is a psychedelic rock, alternative rock, folk rock, and experimental rock musician. He plays Guitar and Vocals.


Munem Wasif is a photographer, teacher, and writer. Munem was born on April 11th, 1983 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wasif U.S.
  White 39.84% 64.26%
  African American 6.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 45.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wasif

People with the last name Wasif are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Wasif

  • How Popular is the name Wasif? Wasif is the 34,976th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wasif was the 136,449th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wasif have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 112 babies born with the first name Wasif in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wasif 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 Wasif? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Wasif first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wasif is Thursday, August 2nd, 1923.
  • What year had the most people named Wasif born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wasif was in 2015 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Wasif: Your name in reverse order is Fisaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fasiw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wasif? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 123 people with the last name Wasif.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wasif? Wasif 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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