Shahin 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 Shahin mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Shahin

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 4 submissions from all over the world agree the name Shahin means "Falcon" and is of Persian / Iranian / Turkish origin.
  2. According to a user from Singapore, the name Shahin is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Falcon. King of Birds".
  3. 2 submissions from the United States and Iran, Islamic Republic of agree the name Shahin means "Hawk" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  4. A user from Ireland says the name Shahin means "eagle".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Sha*hin"
A large and swift Asiatic falcon (Falco pregrinator) highly valued in falconry.

Etymology: Ar. shāhīn


Persian شاهین‎.

  1. A large, swift Asiatic falcon, Falco peregrinus peregrinator.

Notable Persons Named Shahin

Notable Persons Named Shahin

Shahin Najafi

Shahin Najafi is a rock, rap metal, rap rock, alternative music, rock music, and alternative rock musician. He plays Human voice and Guitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present. Shahin was born on September 10th, 1980 in Bandar-e Anzali.

Shahin Badar

Shahin Badar is a pop, electronica, trance, hindi, world music, fusion, alternative dance, sufi, trance music, indian pop, jazz fusion, and sufi music singing and songwriter. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 1996 to present. Shahin was born on June 17th, 1974 in Colchester.

Shahin Vahmanzadegan

His military service ended in 626. He passed away in 626.

Shahin & Sepehr

Shahin & Sepehr is a world music, instrumental, and nu jazz musician, guitarist, and composer. They plays Guitar. They were most prominent from 1994 to present. Shahin was given the name Shahin Shahida, Sepehr Haddad in Iran.

Shahin Diniyev

Shahin Diniyev is a soccer player for the Energetik FK, Neftchi PFK, Kapaz PFC, FC Zimbru Chișinău, FC Fakel Voronezh, FC Terek Grozny, Hapoel Tayibe F.C., Beitar Tel Aviv F.C., FK Fərid Baku, FC Baku, and Azerbaijan national football team. Shahin was born on July 12th, 1966 in Beylagan (city). Shahin is also known as Diniyev and Şahin.

Shahin Nassirinia

Shahin was born on February 25th, 1976.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shahin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shahin

Tanyus Shahin

Tanyus Shahin is a Head of the Republic of Keserwan and Head of the Republic ofKeserwan. Tanyus was born in Rayfoun.

Omar Shahin

Emad Shahin

Emad Shahin is a in the fields of political science and middle eastern studies. Emad was born on August 24th, 1957.

Jammal Shahin

Jammal Shahin is a soccer player for the Grimsby Borough F.C., Grimsby Town F.C., Armthorpe Welfare F.C., Selby Town F.C., Cleethorpes Town F.C., Spalding United F.C., and Brigg Town F.C. Jammal was born on December 19th, 1988 in Grimsby.

Mustafa Shahin

Mustafa Shahin is a soccer player for the Mohammedan S.C. (Kolkata), Nejmeh SC, Al-Ahli SC (Saida), Shabab Al-Sahel, and Lebanon national under-23 football team. Mustafa was born on October 8th, 1989 in Lebanon.

Mamdouh Shahin


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shahin U.S.
  White 82.55% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shahin

People with the last name Shahin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Shahin

  • How Popular is the name Shahin? Shahin is the 23,035th most popular name of all time. As a last name Shahin was the 22,809th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shahin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 286 babies born with the first name Shahin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shahin 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 Shahin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Shahin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shahin is Sunday, April 10th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Shahin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shahin was in 1989 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Shahin Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shahin is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Shahin: The name spelled backwards is Nihahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Anihsh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shahin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,123 people with the last name Shahin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shahin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shahin as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Shahin name meaning

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