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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Nasir

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Nasir in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Nasir:

  • Records indicate that 7,859 boys in the United States have been named Nasir since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2005, when 708 people in the U.S. were given the name Nasir. Those people are now 15 years old.

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    Comments about the name Nasir

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      13 Positive Comments

  • "I just had my son on November 18 also my birthday my niece came up with all sorts of names out of all I chose Seth then she said Nasir an I fell in love with it so I named my son Nasir and middle name Seth I so love Nasir" Jan. 2, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE this name my husband and I agreed on this name if we have a boy. Our daughter's name starts with an N so we would prefer if all our children's name starts with N. It may sound corny but that's how we want it." Feb. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "since i was younger i've loved this name i named my first and only son nasir and he truly is a unique young being........ thumbs up" Oct. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im in love with the name thats for sure. My name is Nasira and i like it be cause it is very unique and i think of myself as a unique person. most people prounounce my name (Nay-sYra) and (Nah-sIra) but hey all three ways is pretty nice." May. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi Friend I m Syed Nasir i love dis name n my friends also my mom cald me nasu i love so much dis name allah hafiz" Dec. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am 2 months pregnant and just recently took a nazerite vow (leviticus 6) our baby was conceived during the vow so im looking for a name that coincides with the vow since he or she will be a born nazerite. so far i think Nasir or Nasira is an awesome name." Dec. 18, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Nasir and i'm 14. Everyone calls me nas like the rapper or sometimes nazir,Or even nasser." Dec. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my nephew Nasir. He is only 6 months so we havent yet gotten into that many problem. We usually have to help people with the pronunciation and they usually end up saying "NaZeer". We spell it N A S I R..and pronounce it "Nah-Seer". I love this name and so does my sister!" Dec. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "It is my son's name and no one has had problems pronouncing it thus far!" Mar. 22, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a friend named Nasir and he's the coolest guy ever! He also has the most awesome name in the world. When people see us, they think,"Oh it's the two people with awesome names." because my name is Nsangi, so it is very unique, just like Nasir!" Nov. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my 4 month old son Nasiyr, which means set apart and sanctified for the will of God (Yahweh). Nasiyr is a hebrew name and the root word for the Nazarite..Samson ( with the long hair..vow of the nazarite) he was a nazarite." Sep. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons's name is Nasir - the Islamic meaning is "Protector of teh faith"" Mar. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sister named her child. She spells it differently though. Her way is Nahsir. A lot of people dont pronounce it wrong. How to say it: Nah-sear. Nope havent met anyone else with this name. Although there is a famous 'rapper' by the name of Nas. His real name is Nahsir." Jun. 9, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      2 Negative Comments

  • "I dated a guy named Nasir, and he was evil and crazy. I think he had mental problems." Aug. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "all the people whith that name tend to love blackmailing !" Nov. 28, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      14 Neutral Comments

  • "My son was born in 2011 I was gonna name him Ramello my whole pregnancy then out the blue I decided to name Him Nahzyr (Ny-Zeer) I love his name and the spelling really sets it apart" Jul. 5, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name since my closest friend is Nasir. He is amazing person but sometimes they analyze more than normal" Sep. 21, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Nahzyr pronounced Na-Zeer and my husbands name starts with a N so the only name I could think of I like was Nadir but I decided to put a twist in the way i you normally spell it" Oct. 22, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "hay i am glad to see your comments my name is be honest i dont consider myself to be the protector/defender, as this quality belongs to the one and only Allah, but to be honest since early age my thinking is that i should do something good for humanity..dono the reason but they say name had effects on personalities..wasalam nasir" Jan. 1, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Naasir Isaiah. A representation of my religion an my husbands. He is eleven now and really lives up to the meaning protector/defender. I love its uniqueness and what it represents. At times people will have difficulty with pronouncing it, but thats cool. Just teach him to correct people politely." Jun. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i admit the french, spanish, italians and muslims have awesome names." Mar. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Nasir and he just loves his name...:) He is 6 years old and I think he will def live up 2 his name! And I learned of the name from the one and only "Nasir Jones" a great individual to name my lil guy after." Jan. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "its a nice name, every mother should keep her child Nasir :) - fatima" Nov. 8, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am in love with the name Nasir as well. I first heard it like so many other people from the rapper Nas. I always planned to name my son Nasir after him since he is my favorite. My son is now 1 years old. I thought that I was being different but it seems like everyone naming their boy Nasir these days." Sep. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I spell my son's name Nasser. Most people pronounce it Na-ser. I have a friend from The Ivory Coast in Africa where French is the primary language and she makes it sound beautiful." Mar. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Actually, my dog is named for the rapper Nas; his original family named him that (as a puppy, he would sit in front of their stereo and listen only when they were playing a Nas album). I know nothing about the rapper, but my dog's family pronounced it "Nahz" without telling me how it was spelled, so I spelled it as Naz. Now it's all over his records and it's too late to change!" Mar. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am so in LOVE with a rapper named Nasir "NAS" Jones. When I had my daughter I named her Nasiria After him. Next thing you know it is also the name of a city in the middle east. Go Figure!!!" Aug. 22, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am 3 months pregnant and i am just hoping and praying that it's going to be a boy because i am so in love with this name. I think it is very unique and pretty. It's a muslim names and i know that most muslim names are unique. I heard about this name from a rapper known as Nas but his real name is nasir.If i end up with a girl, i'll name her something similar like nasira...haha" Jul. 22, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son's name is "Nasiere", so we pronounce it like the french way (na' sea air) although now, since we have converted to muslim, my husband pronounces it more the arabic way - but either way, same meaning - god's son. Most people have a hard time pronouncing it at first, and they think it is a girls name (which doesn't help that our son has nice curly hair!) but we think it is a very unique name and he will be happy that he has it." Jul. 9, 2005: Report as inappropriate

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