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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jaffar, Jafar, Jaffar Umar Thalib, Jafar Umar Thalibnoun

    Indonesian terrorist and Islamic militant who commands the Laskar Jihad; uses violence to achieve political ends (1965-2000)


  1. jaffar

    Jaʽfar (Arabic: جَعْفَر), meaning in Arabic "small stream/rivulet/creek", is a masculine Arabic given name, common among Muslims especially Arabs It may also be transliterated Jafar, Jaffar, Jafer, Jaffer, Jafur or, in Egyptian Arabic pronunciation, Gafar. The Turkish spelling of the name is Cafer, the Azerbaijani Cəfər, the Bosniak Džafer and the Albanian Xhafer.


  1. jaffar

    There are a couple of contexts including a popular character and a common first name in Arabic countries, so the definition can vary: 1) As a character: Jaffar is a fictional character and the main antagonist in Disney's animated movie "Aladdin". He is characterized as an evil and treacherous sorcerer, seeking to gain control over the Sultan's kingdom. 2) As a first name: Jaffar is a common first name in Middle Eastern countries and the Muslim community worldwide. It is derived from Arabic roots and in some interpretations can mean "stream" or "little creek". It was a popular name among some historical figures and leaders in Middle Eastern history.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Jaffar is ranked #77522 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Jaffar surname appeared 247 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Jaffar.

    50.6% or 125 total occurrences were Asian.
    24.7% or 61 total occurrences were White.
    19% or 47 total occurrences were Black.
    5.2% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jaffar in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jaffar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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