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  1. Khanum

    Khanum, Khanom or Khanoum, Arabic: هانم (Uzbek: Xonim, Azerbaijani: Xanım, Turkish: Hanım, Persian: خانم‎, Hindi: ख़ानुम, Urdu: خانم‎, Albanian: Hanëm, Bengali: খাঁনম, খানম, Sylheti: ꠈꠣꠘꠝ) is a female royal and aristocratic title derived through an originally Central Asian title, and was later used in the Middle East and South Asia. It is the feminine equivalent of the title Khan for a sovereign or military ruler, widely used by medieval nomadic Mongol tribes living north and northwest of modern-day China. "Khan" is also seen as a title in the Xianbei confederation for their chief between 283 and 289. The Rourans were the first people who used the titles Khagan and Khan for their emperors, replacing the Chanyu of the Xiongnu, whom Grousset and others assume to be Turkic.In Turkish, it is spelled Hanım. The title of Hanımefendi is a combination of the words Khanum (tr. Hanım) and efendi. In South Asia, particularly in Afghanistan, Khyber Pakhtunkwa, Sindh, Baluchistan and North India, Khanum has been adapted for use as an honorific for Muslim women of high social status.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Khanum is ranked #68949 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Khanum surname appeared 285 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Khanum.

    94.7% or 270 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.4% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.7% or 5 total occurrences were White.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of khanum in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of khanum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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