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

Origin and Meaning of Talib

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Tanzania, United Republic of says the name Talib is of Arabic origin and means "Student of God".
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From Pashto طالب‎ (tālib, “member of the Taliban”), from Arabic طَالِب‎‎ (ṭālib, “student”).

  1. A member of the Taliban.

Talib was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Talib

Notable Persons Named Talib

Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli is a hip hop music rapping and songwriter. He was most active from 1996 to present. Talib was given the name Talib Kweli Greene on October 3rd, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Talib Jauhari

Talib Jauhari is a philosopher. Talib was born on August 27th, 1939 in Patna, Bihar, British India.

Talib Zanna

Talib Zanna is a basketball player for the Oklahoma City Blue in the NBA Development League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2014 to present. Talib was born on January 10th, 1990 in Kaduna, Nigeria.

Talib Hussain Dard

Talib Al-Naqib

Talib Al-Naqib was a Vali of the Basra Vilayet, Governor of Al-Hasa, 1st Minister of Interior, Valiof theBasra Vilayet, Ottoman Representative, Governor ofAl-Hasa, and General Assembly of the Ottoman Empire. Talib was born on February 28th, 1862 in Basra. Talib is also known as Talib bin Rajab bin Talib Al-Naqib (full name); طالب بن رجب بن طالب النقيب (Arabic). He breathed his last breath on June 16th, 1929.

Talib Bin Ali Al Hinai

  • Talib Chakwali

Notable Persons With the Last Name Talib

Notable Persons With the Last Name Talib

Ali ibn Abi Talib

Ali ibn Abi Talib is royalty. He holds the title Commander of the Faithful and Commander of the Faithful (Amir al-Mu'minin). He was most active from 656 to 661. Ali was born as the child of Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib and Fatimah bint Asad in Mecca.

Aqib Talib

Aqib was born on February 13th, 1986 in Cleveland.

Mirza Abu Talib

He holds the title Amir-ul-Umara Nawab Bahadur Mirza Abu Talib Shaista Khan. His career lasted from 1664 to 1688.

Ja'far ibn Abi Talib

He holds the title al-Tayyar. Ja'far was born as the child of Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib and Fatimah bint Asad in 590 in Mecca. Ja'far is also known as Ja'far al-Tayyar. He passed away in 629.

Aqeel ibn Abi Talib

Aqeel was born in 581 in Mecca. Aqeel is also known as Abu Yazid.

Ramli Bin Ngah Talib

Ramli Bin Ngah Talib is a 7. His career lasted from 2004 to 2008. Ramli was born on March 16th, 1941 in Pasir Salak, Perak, British Malaya.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Talib U.S.
  White 28.81% 64.26%
  African American 32.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 25.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Talib

People with the last name Talib are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Talib

  • How Popular is the name Talib? Talib is the 12,236th most popular name of all time. As a last name Talib was the 49,914th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Talib have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 830 babies born with the first name Talib in the United States. That's more than enough people named Talib to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Talib? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Talib first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Talib is Thursday, March 26th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Talib born? The highest recorded use of the first name Talib was in 2002 with a total of 42 babies.
  • Random Talib Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Talib is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Talib: The name spelled backwards is Bilat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Latbi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Talib? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 420 people with the last name Talib.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Talib? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Talib as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Talib name meaning

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