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Rahman Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ra?hman ‘most gracious’, usually forming part of a compound name such as ?Abd ur-Ra?hman ‘servant of the Most Gracious’. ur-Ra?hman (al-Rahman) ‘the Most Gracious’ is an attribute of Allah. ?Abd ur-Ra?hman ibn ?Awf was one of the Companions to whom the Prophet Muhammad gave the good news of entering into paradise. This name is widespread throughout the Muslim world. German (Rahmann): variant of Rademann, topographic name from Low German Rade ‘area cleared of forest’, or a habitational name for someone from any of the places named Rade, from this word. Alternatively, it may be a habitational name for someone from Rahm (see Rahm 1).

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


Similar surnames: Rayman, Salman, Radman, Rahmani, Aman, Hayman, Rehman, Richman

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Rahman Family Origin

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Rahman Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Rahman occupation in the USA was Farmes. 25% of Rahman's were Farmess. A less common occupation for the Rahman family was Huckster. Farmes, Cook and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rahman.

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  • Farmes

    25%
  • Cook

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Huckster

    13%

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Rahman Historical Records

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Rahman Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Rahman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Rahman in 1963 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

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