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Taher name meaning

First Name
203
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
751
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Taher

User Submitted Origins

Islamic/Muslim
48%
Arabic
28%
Persian/Iranian
22%
English
2%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from India says the name Taher means "Pure, Virtuous".
  2. A submission from the United Arab Emirates says the name Taher means "Pure and kind" and is of Islamic / Muslim origin.
  3. A submission from Iran, Islamic Republic of says the name Taher means "Pure, clean (from Arabic origin)" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  4. According to a user from India, the name Taher is of Arabic origin and means "Pure, white".
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Wiktionary

From Arabic طَهَر‎ (ṭahar).

  1. Muslim circumcision ceremony

Notable Persons Named Taher

Notable Persons Named Taher

Taher A. Elgamal

Taher A. Elgamal is a scientist in the field of cryptography. Taher was born on August 18th, 1955 in Cairo.

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Taher Abouzeid

Taher Abouzeid is a soccer player. Taher was born on April 1st, 1962 in Asyut.

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Taher al-Masri

Taher al-Masri is a Prime Minister of Jordan. Taher was given the name Taher Nashat al-Masri in Nablus.

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Taher Helmy

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Taher Zakaria

Taher Zakaria is a soccer player for the Al-Rayan SC, Al Sadd SC, Al-Shamal Sports Club, Al Ahli SC (Doha), and Qatar national football team. Taher was born on August 22nd, 1988 in Qatar.

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Taher Tawfiq Al- Ani

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  • Taher Sabahi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Taher

Notable Persons With the Last Name Taher

Bahaa Taher

Bahaa was born in 1935.

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Nahed Taher

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Salah Taher

Salah was born in 1911. He breathed his last breath in 2007.

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Omar Taher

Omar was born in 1973 in Sohag.

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Kanischka Taher

Kanischka Taher is a soccer player for the Afghanistan national under-23 football team and Afghanistan national football team. Kanischka was born on April 4th, 1991 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Yaqoub Al Taher

Yaqoub Al Taher is a soccer player for the Kuwait SC, Al-Yarmouk SC (Kuwait), Ettifaq FC, and Kuwait national football team. Yaqoub was born on October 27th, 1983 in Kuwait City.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Taher U.S.
  White 50.60% 64.26%
  African American 3.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 35.15% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Taher

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Taher

  • How Popular is the name Taher? Taher is the 27,471st most popular name of all time. As a last name Taher was the 30,946th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Taher have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 203 babies born with the first name Taher in the United States. That's more than enough people named Taher 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 Taher? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Taher first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Taher is Sunday, July 15th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Taher born? The highest recorded use of the first name Taher was in 2014 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Taher: The name spelled backwards is Rehat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Areht. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Taher? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 751 people with the last name Taher.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Taher? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Taher as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Taher name meaning

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