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Islam name meaning

Last Name
11k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Islam mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Islam

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
88%
Islamic/Muslim
13%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 3 people from all over the world, the name Islam is of Arabic origin and means "Peace".
  2. A submission from Egypt says the name Islam means "Submisson" and is of Arabic origin.
  3. A submission from Illinois, U.S. says the name Islam means "The religion islam; being religious".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Is"lam
Senses
  1. The religion of the Mohammedans; Mohammedanism; Islamism. Their formula of faith is: There is no God but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet.
  2. The whole body of Mohammedans, or the countries which they occupy.

Etymology: Ar. islām obedience to the will of God, submission, humbling one's self, resigning one's self to the divine disposal. Cf. Moslem

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran ("Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion")
  2. The civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion ("Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia")
Wiktionary

Borrowed around 1610 from Arabic إِسْلَام‎ (ʾislām, “submission, surrender”), verbal noun of أَسْلَمَ‎ (ʾaslama), from the root س ل م‎ (s-l-m).

  1. A monotheistic Abrahamic religion followed by Muslims that is based on the teachings of Muhammad and the Qur'an.
  2. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Islam

Notable Persons Named Islam

Islam Slimani

Islam Slimani is a soccer player for the Sporting Clube de Portugal, JSM Chéraga, CR Belouizdad, Algeria national football team, and Algeria A' national football team. Islam was born on June 18th, 1988 in Algiers, Algeria.

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Islam Karimov

Islam Karimov is a President of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan, 1st President of Uzbekistan, President of theUzbek Soviet Socialist Republic, and First Secretary of theCommunist Party of Uzbekistan. Islam was born on January 30th, 1938 in Samarkand.

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Islam Feruz

Islam Feruz is a soccer player for the FC Aktobe, Celtic F.C. Reserve, Youth squads, Chelsea F.C. Reserves, Academy, Chelsea F.C., OFI Crete F.C., Blackpool F.C., Hibernian F.C., Scotland national under-16 football team, Scotland national under-17 football team, and Scotland national under-19. Islam was born on September 10th, 1995 in Somali, Somalia.

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Islam Makhachev

Islam was born on October 27th, 1991 in Makhachkala.

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Islam Shah Suri

Islam Shah Suri was royalty. He was most active from 1545 to 1554. He passed away on November 22nd, 1554.

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Islam El Shehaby

Islam was born on August 1st, 1982.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Islam

Notable Persons With the Last Name Islam

Jesus in Islam

Jesus was born as the child of Mary in Islam in 7 in Bethlehem.

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Abraham in Islam

Abraham was given the name ابراھیم in 2510 in Ur Kaśdim. Abraham is also known as خلیل اللہ and Abraham. He passed away in 2335.

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Adam in Islam

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Kazi Nazrul Islam

Kazi Nazrul Islam was a poet, short-story writer, song composer, novelist, playwright, essayist, and bengali poetry. Kazi was born on May 25th, 1899 in Churulia, Bengal Presidency, British India. He died on August 29th, 1976.

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Ishmael in Islam

Ishmael was born as the child of Abraham in Islam and Hagar in Islam in 2016 in Palestine (region).

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Jacob in Islam

Jacob is also known as Yaʿakov.

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  • Isaac in Islam
  • Rupam Islam
    Musician
  • Syed Nazrul Islam
    1st Vice President of Bangladesh
  • Ahmed Mohamed Islam
    President of Jubaland
  • Kanat Islam
  • Jamal Nazrul Islam
  • Mila Islam
    Singing
  • Mitchell Islam
  • Raisul Islam Asad
  • Saiful Islam
    Cricketer
  • Syed Manzoorul Islam
    Professor
  • Morshedul Islam
  • Sabirul Islam
    Entrepreneurship
  • Rafiqul Islam
    Cricketer

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Islam U.S.
  White 3.43% 64.26%
  African American 3.89% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Islam

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

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Fun Facts about the name Islam

  • How Popular is the name Islam? Islam is the 13,844th most popular name of all time. As a last name Islam was the 3,354th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Islam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 681 babies born with the first name Islam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Islam to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Islam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Islam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Islam is Friday, January 7th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Islam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Islam was in 1997 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Islam Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Islam is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Islam: The name spelled backwards is Malsi. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Msila. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Islam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,670 people with the last name Islam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Islam? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Islam as their last name.
  • Islam name meaning

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