First Name
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 Yildiz

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  • According to a user from Turkey, the name Yildiz is of Turkish origin and means "Star".

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Notable Persons Named Yildiz

Yıldız Tilbe is a pop-folk musician. They were most active from 1991 to present. Yıldız was born Yıldız Tilbe on July 16th, 1966 in İzmir.


Yildiz was born on April 29th, 1973.


Yıldız İbrahimova is a jazz, fusion, and folk musician. Yıldız was born on April 8th, 1952.


Yildiz was born on October 28th, 1970.


Their most notable accomplishments were from 1858 to 1861. Yıldız was born in 1842 in North Caucasus. They breathed their last breath in 1880.


Yıldız was born on November 10th, 1977 in Istanbul.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yildiz

Mehmet Yıldız is a soccer player for the MKE Ankaragücü, Sivasspor, Antalyaspor, Türk Telekom GSK, İstanbulspor A.Ş., Eskişehirspor, Kardemir Karabükspor, Mersin İdmanyurdu, Osmanlıspor, and Turkey national football team. Mehmet was born on September 14th, 1981 in Yozgat.


Taner Yıldız is a Member of the Grand National Assembly, Ministry of Energy, Natural Resources (Turkey), and Grand National Assembly of Turkey. They were most active from 2009 to 2015. Taner was born on April 3rd, 1962 in Devecipınar, Boğazlıyan, Yozgat Province, Turkey.


Seyhan Yildiz is a soccer player for the FC Balzers, FC Schaan, Liechtenstein national under-21 football team, and Liechtenstein national football team. Seyhan was born on April 30th, 1989.


She holds the title Woman Grandmaster and FIDE titles. Betül was born on May 16th, 1989 in Adapazarı.


Huseyin was born on April 27th, 1979.


Meral was born on June 23rd, 1987.


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Popularity of Yildiz as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yildiz U.S.
  White 90.86% 64.26%
  African American 1.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.54% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yildiz

People with the last name Yildiz are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Yildiz

  • How Popular is the name Yildiz? As a last name Yildiz was the 33,596th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Yildiz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Yildiz is Sunday, September 2nd, 1906.
  • How unique is the name Yildiz? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Yildiz. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Yildiz: Your name in reverse order is Zidliy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zliydi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yildiz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 678 people with the last name Yildiz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yildiz? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yildiz as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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