Islam Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic islam ‘peace’, the name of the religion of Muslims. Islam is mentioned in several places in the Qur’an, for example at 3:19 ‘Religion with Allah is Islam (peace)’ and 5:3 ‘I have chosen for you Islam (peace) as religion’. This name is often found in combinations, e.g. Nur-ul-Islam ‘light of Islam’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Aslam, Issa, Alam, Ishak, Isaac, Islas, Sham, Issac, Imam, Isham

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Islam Family Origin

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Islam Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Islam family was Insurance Agent. Carter and Gen Lab were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Islam. The most common Islam occupation in the UK was Carter. 33% of Islam's were Carters.

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  • Carter

    33%
  • Gen Lab

    33%
  • Insurance Agent

    33%

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Islam Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Islam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Islam in 1957 was 41, and 69 in 2004.

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