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Sunil

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How popular is the baby name Sunil in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 9 0 9
1963 9 0 9
1964 10 0 10
1965 6 0 6
1966 9 0 9
1967 14 0 14
1968 20 0 20
1969 22 0 22
1970 20 0 20
1971 21 0 21
1972 31 0 31
1973 26 0 26
1974 32 0 32
1975 33 0 33
1976 25 0 25
1977 37 0 37
1978 33 0 33
1979 42 0 42
1980 32 0 32
1981 42 0 42
1982 33 0 33
1983 25 0 25
1984 31 0 31
1985 20 0 20
1986 38 0 38
1987 27 0 27
1988 15 0 15
1989 21 0 21
1990 12 0 12
1991 25 0 25
1992 18 0 18
1993 28 0 28
1994 19 0 19
1995 8 0 8
1996 12 0 12
1997 11 0 11
1998 23 0 23
1999 13 0 13
2000 15 0 15
2001 16 0 16
2002 8 0 8
2003 10 0 10
2004 7 0 7
2005 6 0 6
2006 8 0 8
2007 8 0 8
2008 7 0 7
2009 10 0 10
2010 7 0 7
2011 6 0 6
2012 10 0 10
2015 6 0 6

Want to know about the popularity of the Sunil baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 976 babies born with the name Sunil in the United States. That's more than enough Sunils to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sunil" was in 1979 with a total of 42 babies.

According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sunil" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of only 33 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Sunil popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Sunil

The name "Sunil" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Dark Blue, Sapphire". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Sunil Shetty

Sunil Shetty is an actor and businessman with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Sunil was born in 1961 as Sunil Shetty in Mulki, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Sunil

Sunil Chhetri
Sunil Dutt
Sunil Gulati
Sunil Khilnani
Sunil Sabharwal
Sunil Shetty Daughter
Sunil Tripathi
Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Grover

Alternative Meanings

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

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

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Past life for Sunil born Sep 6, 1932

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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 Borneo approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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