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

Origin and Meaning of Sohail

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from India, the name Sohail means "A shining star of sky".
  2. According to a user from Pakistan, the name Sohail is of Arabic origin and means "Bright, second brightest star in the sky, Canopus".
  3. According to 5 people from Malaysia, the name Sohail is of Punjabi / Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Moon glow".
  4. According to a user from Germany, the name Sohail is of Arabic origin and means "A shining star that can be seen with naked eye in the end of Summer".
  5. A user from India says the name Sohail is of Arabic origin and means "Shining star".
  6. A submission from Canada says the name Sohail means "Morning Star" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  7. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Sohail is of Arabic origin and means "Moonlight, Bright".
  8. A user from Illinois, U.S. says the name Sohail is of Arabic origin and means "Moonlight".
  9. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Sohail means "Nice".
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Notable Persons Named Sohail

Notable Persons Named Sohail

Sohail Khan

Sohail Khan is a film director, film producer, actor, director, and producer. His career lasted from 1984 to 1986. Sohail was born as the child of Salim Khan on December 20th, 1969 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Sohail Sen

Sohail Sen is a pop, classical music, soft rock, retro, world music, and retro style composer, record producer, music director, singer, instrumentalist, and programmer. He plays Vocals, guitar, percussion, tabla, piano, dholak, drums, and bongos. He was most active from 2008 to present. Sohail was born on June 24th, 1984.

Sohail Aman

Sohail Aman is a 21st Chief of Air Staff. Sohail was born in 1959.

Sohail Ahmed

Sohail Ahmed is an actor, producer, director, writer, film producer, film director, screenwriter, and directorandwriter. Sohail was given the name Sohail Akram Butt in Gujranwala. Sohail is also known as Azizi.

Sohail Tanvir

Sohail was born on December 12th, 1984 in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.

Sohail Rana

Sohail Rana is a film score composer and music director. He was most active from 1962 to 1989. Sohail was born in Agra.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sohail

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sohail

Aamer Sohail

Aamer Sohail is a cricketer. Aamer was born on September 14th, 1966 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

Haris Sohail

Haris was born on January 9th, 1989 in Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan.

Faysal A. Sohail

Faysal A. Sohail is a -managing director, presidio partners, -vice chair of the board, silicon valley education foundation, -entrepreneur, -venture capitalist, chief executive officer, entrepreneurship, and venture capital. Faysal was born in 1963 in Khobar.

Mohammad Sohail

Mohammad was born on May 25th, 1988 in Mirpur Khas, Pakistan.

Abdullah Sohail

Abdullah Sohail is an athlete for the Al-Hedood.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sohail U.S.
  White 3.37% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 92.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sohail

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

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Fun Facts about the name Sohail

  • How Popular is the name Sohail? Sohail is the 19,155th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sohail was the 26,492nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sohail have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 401 babies born with the first name Sohail in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sohail 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 Sohail? 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 Sohail first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sohail is Monday, August 15th, 1921.
  • What year had the most people named Sohail born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sohail was in 2017 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Sohail Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sohail is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Sohail: The name spelled backwards is Liahos. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lisoha. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sohail? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 921 people with the last name Sohail.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sohail? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sohail as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Sohail name meaning

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