Emirati name and gender database

The Emirati database contains 8.131 first names categorized by gender and 12.457 last names. This page shows the list with the most popular names in United Arab Emirates and gives background information about the database.

is not ver well organised and only have a few open data initiatives. Countries like have a reasonable quality first name, last name and gender database. Unfortunately we didn't receive an official Emirati name and gender database. The 8.131 first names we detected in Emirati are based on official first names from other countries. We identified the last names by removing the first names from 26.064 public profiles that we found in Emirati open data sources.

Popular Emirati first names for men

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Ahmed 344 1.8% Egyptian American Saudi Arabian
Mohamed 276 1.5% Egyptian Moroccan French
Muhammad 242 1.3% Pakistani Indonesian Malaysian
Mohammed 226 1.2% Egyptian Indian Saudi Arabian
Ali 180 1.0% American Turkish British
Ahmad 145 0.8% Indonesian Pakistani Syrian
Mohammad 136 0.7% Iranian Pakistani Indian
David 102 0.5% American British Spanish
Omar 91 0.5% American Mexican Egyptian
John 85 0.5% American British Canadian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 26.064 Emirati profiles from which 18.774 (72%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Emirati first names for women

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Sarah 66 0.9% British American Canadian
Rana 49 0.7% Pakistani Egyptian American
Alaa 44 0.6% Egyptian Syrian Palestinian
Sara 43 0.6% American British Italian
Emma 42 0.6% British American Australian
Noor 37 0.5% Pakistani Malaysian Indian
Laura 35 0.5% American British Spanish
Raja 32 0.4% Indian Pakistani American
Lisa 28 0.4% American British Canadian
Farah 28 0.4% American Malaysian British
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 26.064 Emirati profiles from which 7.290 (28%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Emirati last names

Last name Frequency *1 Percentage *1 Alternative countries *2
Khan 597 2.3% American British Canadian
Ali 306 1.2% American British Canadian
Ahmed 290 1.1% American British Canadian
Ahmad 143 0.5% American British Canadian
Hussain 123 0.5% American British Canadian
Kumar 112 0.4% American British Canadian
Singh 111 0.4% American British Canadian
Malik 101 0.4% American British Canadian
Shah 81 0.3% American British Canadian
Dubai 72 0.3% American British Canadian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 26.064 Emirati profiles having 12.457 unique lastnames.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.
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