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

Origin and Meaning of Tanvir

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Bangladesh says the name Tanvir means "Illumination, Enlightenment".
  2. A submission from Canada says the name Tanvir means "Illuminating, illumination, enlightening," and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  3. According to a user from India, the name Tanvir is of Hindu origin and means "Tanveer' (also spelled Tanveer, Tanweer, or Tanwir) is Hindu,Punjabi & Sikh Name, derived from [Hindi,Punjabi language] meaning 'Strong of body or Brave' Tan(Body)+Veer(bravery) similar as 'Manveer','Dhanveer','Ranveer' etc".
  4. According to a user from Louisiana, U.S., the name Tanvir means "Light".
  5. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Tanvir means "One who spreads light".
  6. According to a user from Bangladesh, the name Tanvir is of Arabic origin and means "Illumination".
  7. A user from Bangladesh says the name Tanvir is of Islamic / Muslim origin and means "Light ray".
  8. A user from Canada says the name Tanvir means "Strong".
  9. A user from Germany says the name Tanvir is of Arabic origin and means "Brave".
  10. A user from India says the name Tanvir is of Islamic / Muslim origin and means "Brilliance".
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Notable Persons Named Tanvir

Notable Persons Named Tanvir

Tanvir Ahmed

Tanvir was born on December 20th, 1978 in Kuwait City, Al Asimah, Kuwait.

Tanvir Mahmood Ahmed

Tanvir Mahmood Ahmed is a 18th Chief of Air Staff. His military service ended in 2009. Tanvir was born on February 1st, 1952 in Lahore.

Tanvir Mokammel

Tanvir Mokammel is a filmmaker and filmmaking. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to present. Tanvir was born on March 8th, 1955 in Khulna.

Tanvir Gill

She was most prominent from 2005 to 2015.

Tanvir Ahmad Khan

Tanvir Ahmad Khan was a 19. Tanvir was born on June 12th, 1932 in Hoshiarpur. He breathed his last breath on November 16th, 2013.

Tanvir Sadiq

Tanvir Sadiq is an NC Headquarters Nawai-Subh Complex, Zero Bridge, and Srinagar. Tanvir was born in 7 in Hassanabad.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tanvir

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tanvir

Habib Tanvir

Habib Tanvir was a playwright, dramatist, poet, and actor. He was most active from 1945 to 2009. Habib was given the name Habib Ahmed Khan on September 1st, 1923 in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. He passed away on June 8th, 2009.

Sohail Tanvir

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

Nial Tanvir


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tanvir U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 94.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tanvir

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

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Fun Facts about the name Tanvir

  • How Popular is the name Tanvir? Tanvir is the 24,214th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tanvir was the 113,791st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tanvir have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 260 babies born with the first name Tanvir in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tanvir 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 Tanvir? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tanvir first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tanvir is Thursday, April 1st, 1943.
  • What year had the most people named Tanvir born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tanvir was in 1996 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Tanvir Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tanvir is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Tanvir: The name spelled backwards is Rivnat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Irnvat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tanvir? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 154 people with the last name Tanvir.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tanvir? Tanvir is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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