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 Zubair

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  • According to a user from India, the name Zubair is of Hebrew origin and means "Lion".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Zubair means "Strong, Firm, Powerful, Intelligent, Wise" and is of Arabic origin.
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Notable Persons Named Zubair

Zubair was born in 1957 in Punjab, Pakistan. He left this life in 2013.


Zubair was born in 1944. He died on February 12th, 1998.


Zubair was born on July 18th, 1996 in Hale, Halton, Cheshire, England.


Zubair Khan is a Secretary - All India Congress Committee Akbar Road New Delhi Secretary-All India Congress Committee and Akbar RoadNew Delhi110011. Zubair was born on August 1st, 1963 in Alwar.


Zubair was born in Abdul Hakeem, Pakistan.


Zubair Madayev is a sports team member for the FC Terek Grozny.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zubair

Aasiya Zubair was an architect. Aasiya was born on June 17th, 1972. She left this life on February 12th, 2009.


Muhammad was born on October 12th, 1988.


Qasim was born on August 31st, 1987 in Dubai.


Ahmad Zubair is an athlete for the Kabul United F.C.


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Popularity of Zubair as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zubair U.S.
  White 5.56% 64.26%
  African American 6.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 79.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zubair

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

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Fun Facts about the name Zubair

  • How Popular is the name Zubair? Zubair is the 17,114th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zubair was the 35,671st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zubair have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 460 babies born with the first name Zubair in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zubair 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 Zubair? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Zubair first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zubair is Saturday, August 10th, 1929.
  • What year had the most people named Zubair born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zubair was in 2013 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Zubair Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zubair 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 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Zubair: Your name in reverse order is Riabuz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ubrzai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zubair? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 630 people with the last name Zubair.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zubair? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zubair as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k 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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