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Zaheer

First Name
201
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
512
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zaheer

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
60%
Islamic/Muslim
13%
English
13%
Pakistani
7%
African
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 3 submissions from all over the world agree the name Zaheer means "Companion or ally" and is of Arabic origin.
  2. A submission from India says the name Zaheer means "Intelligent".
  3. According to a user from Canada, the name Zaheer is of Pakistani origin and means "Helper".
  4. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Zaheer means "A flower".
  5. A user from India says the name Zaheer is of Arabic origin and means "In Arabic, Zahir is a visible presence incapable of going unnoticed. It is someone or something, that once it comes to our attention occupies our very being, we can think of nothing else. It is the route to holiness or madness. In the West we would call it an obsession".
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Notable Persons Named Zaheer

Notable Persons Named Zaheer

Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan is a cricketer. Zaheer was born on October 7th, 1978 in Shrirampur, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.

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Zaheer Abbas

Zaheer Abbas is a cricketer. Zaheer was born on July 24th, 1947 in Sialkot.

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Zaheer

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Zaheer Ahmed Bharwana

Zaheer Ahmed Bharwana was a medical doctor. Zaheer was born on October 17th, 1948. He breathed his last breath on October 7th, 2011.

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Zaheer Sher

Zaheer was born on January 13th, 1975 in Slough, Berkshire, England.

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Zaheer Mohamed

Zaheer was born on October 10th, 1985 in Georgetown, Guyana.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zaheer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zaheer

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Sajjad Zaheer

Sajjad Zaheer was a ghazal, nazm, and drama urdu poet, writer, dramatist, marxist, urdu poetry, and marxism. Sajjad was born on November 5th, 1905 in Lucknow, India. He breathed his last breath on September 11th, 1973.

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S.M. Zaheer

S.M. Zaheer is an actor. S.M. was born in 1947 in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. S.M. is also known as Sayed Mohammad Zaheer.

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Ali Zaheer

Ali was born in Lucknow, India.

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Syed Iqbal Zaheer

Syed Iqbal Zaheer is an engineer by profession, engineer, and engineerby profession. Syed was born in 1944 in Presidencies and provinces of British India.

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Zameer Zaheer

Zameer was born on October 22nd, 1973.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zaheer U.S.
  White 8.40% 64.26%
  African American 2.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 82.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zaheer

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

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Fun Facts about the name Zaheer

  • How Popular is the name Zaheer? Zaheer is the 27,624th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zaheer was the 42,378th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zaheer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 201 babies born with the first name Zaheer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zaheer 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 Zaheer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zaheer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zaheer is Saturday, March 15th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Zaheer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zaheer was in 2018 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Zaheer Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zaheer is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Zaheer: The name spelled backwards is Reehaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eearhz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zaheer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 512 people with the last name Zaheer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zaheer? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zaheer as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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