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Gender: Male Meaning of Aziz: "powerful and beloved" Origin of Aziz: Arabic and African

The name Aziz is a boy's name meaning "powerful and beloved". Aziz and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Love and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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This traditional Arabic name, found throughout several other Middle Eastern and African languages and cultures, is one of the 99 names of Allah. Colorful and energetic, it was brought into the realm of crossover possibility via the lively personality of Aziz Ansari, stand-up comic and star of "Master of None" as well as a featured actor on "Parks and Recreation," playing cocky Tom Haverford (born Darwish Sabir Ismael Gani).

The female version Aziza also has a lot of exotic appeal.

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Famous People Named Aziz

Aziz Ansari, American comedian, actor, and writer
Aziz Sergeyevich Shavershian, Russian YouTuber and bodybuilder
Aziz Nesin (born Mehmet Nusret), Turkish writer and humorist
Aziz Sancar, Turkish-American biochemist and Nobel Prize winner
Aziz Eraltay Behich, Australian footballer

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