Raheem name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Raheem

User Submitted Origins

African American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Raheem means "Compassionate, merciful" and is of Arabic origin.
  2. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Raheem means "Merciful" and is of Arabic origin.
  3. A submission from Turkey says the name Raheem means "It's mean merciful in arabic. It's a name of Allah in islam".
  4. According to a user from Ghana, the name Raheem means "Brave".
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Notable Persons Named Raheem

Notable Persons Named Raheem

Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling is a soccer player for the Manchester City F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Liverpool F.C., England national under-16 football team, England national under-17 football team, and England national under-19 football team. Raheem was born on December 8th, 1994 in Kingston, Jamaica. Raheem is also known as Sterling and Raheem Shaquille.

Raheem DeVaughn

Raheem DeVaughn is a contemporary r&b and neo soul singer and songwriter. He holds the title Back to Your Heart". His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Raheem was born Raheem DeVaughn on May 5th, 1975 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Raheem is also known as Chronkite and Radio Raheem.

Raheem Morris

Raheem was born on September 3rd, 1976 in Irvington, New Jersey.

Raheem Edwards

Raheem Edwards is a soccer player for the Toronto FC II, Sheridan College, TFC Academy, and Canada men's national under-23 soccer team. Raheem was born on July 17th, 1995 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Raheem Lawal

Raheem Lawal is a soccer player for the Osmanlıspor, CD Atlético Baleares, Adana Demirspor, Mersin İdmanyurdu, Eskişehirspor, and Nigeria national football team. Raheem was born on May 4th, 1990 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Raheem Mostert

Raheem Mostert is a football player. Raheem was born on April 9th, 1992. Raheem is also known as Mostert and Raheem.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Raheem

Notable Persons With the Last Name Raheem

Kimiko Raheem

Kimiko was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Aslam Abdul Raheem

Aslam Abdul Raheem is a soccer player for the New Radiant S.C., Club Valencia, and Maldives national football team. Aslam was born on June 24th, 1971 in Maldives.

Afaq Raheem

Afaq was born on October 19th, 1985 in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir.

Ashiq Khan

Ashiq Khan is an actor, filmmaker, and writer. He has been prominent since 2010. Ashiq was given the name Ashiq Abdul Raheem on June 7th, 1989 in Doha, Qatar.

Fatima Abdul Raheem

Fatima Abdul Raheem is an actor. Fatima was given the name Fatima Mohamed Abdul Raheem on October 15th, 1975 in Muharraq.

S. A. Raheem

S. A. Raheem is a Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Kenya. S. was born on August 9th, 1921.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Raheem U.S.
  White 12.62% 64.26%
  African American 60.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Raheem

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

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Fun Facts about the name Raheem

  • How Popular is the name Raheem? Raheem is the 3,040th most popular name of all time. As a last name Raheem was the 31,689th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Raheem have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,614 babies born with the first name Raheem in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raheem to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raheem? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Raheem first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raheem is Monday, March 1st, 1920.
  • What year had the most people named Raheem born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raheem was in 1993 with a total of 556 babies.
  • Random Raheem Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raheem ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 44 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Raheem: The name spelled backwards is Meehar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Mherae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Raheem? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 729 people with the last name Raheem.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Raheem? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Raheem as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Raheem name meaning

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