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since 1880

Dharma

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • #14603 All Time
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How popular is the name "Dharma" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 5 0
1972 6 6 0
1976 7 0 7
1997 9 9 0
1998 68 68 0
1999 55 55 0
2000 53 53 0
2001 33 33 0
2002 24 24 0
2003 48 48 0
2004 45 45 0
2005 39 39 0
2006 26 26 0
2007 33 33 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 18 18 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 17 17 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Dharma? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 550 babies born with the name Dharma in the United States. That's more than enough Dharmas to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dharma" was in 1998 with a total of 68 babies.

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dharma" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 68 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Dharma popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Dharma in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dharma" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dharma as well as things modernly associated with the name Dharma such as celebrities named Dharma.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Dharma

The name "Dharma" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Ultimate Law of All Things". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Amrahd". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mahdar". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Dharma born Oct 5, 2015

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1650. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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