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  1. Adnannoun

    A male given name from Arabic.

  2. Etymology: From Arabic عَدْنَان (ʿadnān, " settler").


  1. Adnan

    Adnan (Arabic: عدنان, romanized: 'adnān) is the traditional ancestor of the Adnanite Arabs of Northern, Western, Eastern and Central Arabia, as opposed to the Qahtanite Arabs of Southern Arabia who descend from Qahtan. His ancestry can be traced back to Abraham and from there to Adam and Noah.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ADNAN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Adnan is ranked #40745 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Adnan surname appeared 536 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Adnan.

    73.6% or 395 total occurrences were Asian.
    16.7% or 90 total occurrences were White.
    5.7% or 31 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.6% or 14 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Adnan in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Adnan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Adnan in a Sentence

  1. Sarah Koenig:

    According to the prosecutor's office, they didn't set out to pick apart Adnan's case -- their own case mind Sarah Koenig, they say it just kind of crumbled once they took a hard look.

  2. Erica Suter:

    This court’s decision will neither bring back Hae Min Lee nor restore Adnan’s 23-and-a-half lost years, but what it can do is confirm that the lower court’s decision should stand.

  3. Adnan Oktar:

    The women are often provocatively dressed, have had plastic surgery and have bleached blond hair. More than 100 of those expected to be detained are women. Adnan Oktar has also written numerous books promoting creationism and conspiracy theories. It's a British plot.

  4. Sarah Koenig:

    Adnan's case was a mess -- is a mess. That's pretty much where we were when we stopped reporting in 2014, baltimore City Police have told the prosecutor's office they're gon na put someone back on the case. Someone will try to talk to the two suspects Becky [ Feldman, chief of the state's attorney's office sentencing review unit ] identified in the motion. I have zero predictions about what could come of that. But I do know that the chances of the state ever trying to prosecute Adnan Syed again are remote at best.

  5. John McCain:

    John McCain said. Last weekend, the Obama administration sent six Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay for resettlement as refugees as part of Guantanamo Bay plan to depopulate the camp prior to its closure. Four of the former detainees -- Ahmed Adnan Ahjam, Ali Hussain Shaabaan, Omar Mahmoud Faraj, and Jihad Diyab -- are Syrian nationals, while Abdul Bin Mohammed Abis Ourgy is Tunisian, and Mohammed Tahanmatan is Palestinian, according to Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby. RELATED : GOP congressman : We' ought to rethink' Gitmo transfer policy I just don't think that is trustworthy, i am very concerned.

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