Kabir Name Meaning

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Fact: Kabir played a crucial role in India’s Bhakti movement, advocating for spirituality through devotion and the dismantling of religious barriers.

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A Deep Dive

Kabir Overview

Meaning

The great, leader, powerful

Gender

Boy

Origin

Arabic

Etymology

Derived from the Arabic word “al-Kabir”

Religion

Islam, Hinduism

Pronunciation

/kəˈbɪər/

Popularity

As of 2022, Kabir ranked #971 in popularity for boy names in the U.S.

Syllable

2 syllables

Length

5 letters

Numerology

5 (Visionary, Expansive, Adventurous)

Name Styles

Unique, Religious and Spiritual, Uncommon, Traditional

Associated Traits

Wisdom, creative, leadership, confidence

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

Kabir is significant in Islam, Hinduism, and Sikhism, reflecting spiritual enlightenment and universal themes of love and devotion​.
A Deep Dive

Kabir Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Kabar, Kabear, Kabeer, Kabeir, Kabier, Kabyr, Kadeer, Khabir

Common Nicknames

Kabeer, Kabs, Kabu, Kay, K

Diminutives

Kay, Kabi, Kabu

Famous People

  • Kabir Bedi
    (Indian Actor)
  • Kabir Khan
    (Indian Director)
  • Kabir Suman
    (Bengali Musician, Politician)
  • Kabir Ali
    (English Cricketer)

Places

  • Kabir Village
    (Dagestan, Russia)
  • Kabir Village
    (Syria)
  • Kabir Village
    (Indonesia)

What Is the Meaning of Kabir?

The name Kabir means the great, leader, and powerful. It carries connotations of grandeur and power, often suggesting someone who is a leader or holds a significant presence​.

What Is the Origin of The Name Kabir?

Kabir has Arabic origins, derived from the Arabic word “kabīr” which translates to “the great” or “the mighty.”

Kabir Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Kabir in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#8342021#9712022#10152023
Top 3 Rankings#8342021#8632020#8842019

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Kabir

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
20231015
(-44 from 2022)
213
(-19 from 2022)
0.01163
2022971
(-137 from 2021)
232
(-52 from 2021)
0.01239
2021834
(+29 from 2020)
284
(+22 from 2020)
0.01516
2020863
(+21 from 2019)
262
(+14 from 2019)
0.01416
2019884
(+113 from 2018)
248
(+41 from 2018)
0.01290
2018997
(+144 from 2017)
207
(+41 from 2017)
0.01065
20171141
(-46 from 2016)
166
(-13 from 2016)
0.00839
20161095
(+57 from 2015)
179
(+16 from 2015)
0.00884
20151152
(+210 from 2014)
163
(+38 from 2014)
0.00797
20141362
(+516 from 2013)
125
(+50 from 2013)
0.00610
20131878
(-202 from 2012)
75
(-16 from 2012)
0.00371
20121676
(+527 from 2011)
91
(+32 from 2011)
0.00448
20112203
(-16 from 2010)
59
(-1 from 2010)
0.00290
20102187
(-177 from 2009)
60
(-9 from 2009)
0.00292
20092010
(+227 from 2008)
69
(+10 from 2008)
0.00325
20082237
(+406 from 2007)
59
(+13 from 2007)
0.00271
20072643
(-194 from 2006)
46
(-4 from 2006)
0.00208
20062449
(-153 from 2005)
50
(-1 from 2005)
0.00228
20052296
(+80 from 2004)
51
(+4 from 2004)
0.00240
20042376
(+297 from 2003)
47
(+10 from 2003)
0.00222
20032673
(-70 from 2002)
37
No change from 2002
0.00176
20022603
(-217 from 2001)
37
(-4 from 2001)
0.00179
20012386
(+288 from 2000)
41
(+7 from 2000)
0.00198
20002674
(+357 from 1999)
34
(+7 from 1999)
0.00163
19993031
(+566 from 1998)
27
(+7 from 1998)
0.00132
19983597
(-694 from 1997)
20
(-6 from 1997)
0.00099
19972903
(+1710 from 1996)
26
(+13 from 1996)
0.00130
19964613
(-921 from 1995)
13
(-4 from 1995)
0.00065
19953692
(+1110 from 1994)
17
(+5 from 1994)
0.00085
19944802
(-983 from 1993)
12
(-4 from 1993)
0.00059
19933819
(-71 from 1992)
16
No change from 1992
0.00077
19923748
(-286 from 1991)
16
(-1 from 1991)
0.00076
19913462
(+509 from 1990)
17
(+3 from 1990)
0.00080
19903971
(+2256 from 1989)
14
(+7 from 1989)
0.00065
19896227
(-2066 from 1988)
7
(-4 from 1988)
0.00033
19884161
(-429 from 1987)
11
(-1 from 1987)
0.00055
19873732
(+1119 from 1986)
12
(+4 from 1986)
0.00062
19864851
(-519 from 1985)
8
(-1 from 1985)
0.00042
19854332
(+639 from 1984)
9
(+2 from 1984)
0.00047
19844971
(-472 from 1983)
7
(-1 from 1983)
0.00037
19834499
(+1120 from 1982)
8
(+2 from 1982)
0.00043
19825619
(-1466 from 1981)
6
(-3 from 1981)
0.00032
19814153
(-20 from 1980)
9
No change from 1980
0.00048
19804133
(+709 from 1979)
9
(+2 from 1979)
0.00049
19794842
(-988 from 1978)
7
(-2 from 1978)
0.00039
19783854
(+729 from 1977)
9
(+2 from 1977)
0.00053
19774583
(+353 from 1976)
7
(+1 from 1976)
0.00041
19764936
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6
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American States Popularity Rankings for Kabir

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#4532021#5052022#5722023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#3232021#3842022#3812023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#8012021#11782022#7152023

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#9162021#12222022#9852023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#7912021#9942022#8302023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#4192021#4642022#4812023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#5712020#8142021#6052022

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#10142020#5942021#7982022

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#7002021#5282022#5252023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#9062019#6552021#11682022

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#10592021#13372022#13652023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#18252017#12132022#14062023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#11622015#10342020#8652022

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#9512019#9292020

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#5502021

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#7422020

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#10302020

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#6802016

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#8412018

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#13412020

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#10132022

Popularity Rankings for Kabir in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#1702021#1352022#622023

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#2162021#2752022#2452023

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#4921979#4961982#3701991

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#6632019#5512020#5922021

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#5562020#5522021

Popularity in Poland

Poland flagPoland#5942014#6632016

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#9081982#8011990#9442022

Popularity in Switzerland

Switzerland flagSwitzerland#9242018

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Kabir a Name for Boys or Girls?

Kabir is predominantly a male name.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Kabir

Kabir in Famous People Names and Places

  • Kabir Bedi (Actor, born 1971): An Indian actor known for roles like the villain in the James Bond film "Octopussy" and Sandokan in the Italian TV mini-series.
  • Kabir Khan (Director, born 2006): An Indian director cclaimed for directing hit Hindi films like "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" and "Ek Tha Tiger."
  • Kabir Suman (Musician, Politician, born 1992): Influential Bengali artist and politician, active in both the music scene and political activism.
  • Kabir Ali (Cricketer, 1999-2015): Former English cricketer known for his fast bowling and later work as a cricket coach.
  • Kabir Village, Dagestan, Russia: A small village known for its rural setting and traditional lifestyle
  • Kabir Village, Syria: Another village bearing the name, characterized by its historical significance and local culture .
  • Kabir Village, Indonesia: Located in Southeast Asia, this village is noted for its scenic surroundings and proximity to the Alor Archipelago .

Similar Names to Kabir

  • Abdul Jabbaar
  • Al-Aziz
  • Magnus
  • Hiroto
  • Maxwell

Sibling Names for Kabir

Parents Who Like the Name Kabir Also Like

  • Aarav
  • Kian
  • Rahim
  • Sahil
  • Ishaan
  • Zain
  • Arjun
  • Neel
  • Vivaan
  • Reyansh

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