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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Vivek

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • Meaning: Wisdom, knowledge
  • #7254 All Time
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How popular is the name "Vivek" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1963 5 0 5
1965 6 0 6
1968 8 0 8
1969 9 0 9
1970 10 0 10
1971 14 0 14
1972 20 0 20
1973 10 0 10
1974 22 0 22
1975 21 0 21
1976 20 0 20
1977 17 0 17
1978 23 0 23
1979 12 0 12
1980 20 0 20
1981 34 0 34
1982 27 0 27
1983 33 0 33
1984 34 0 34
1985 30 0 30
1986 36 0 36
1987 41 0 41
1988 32 0 32
1989 32 0 32
1990 32 0 32
1991 36 0 36
1992 46 0 46
1993 56 0 56
1994 43 0 43
1995 50 0 50
1996 45 0 45
1997 37 0 37
1998 47 0 47
1999 57 0 57
2000 70 0 70
2001 61 0 61
2002 54 0 54
2003 69 0 69
2004 75 0 75
2005 61 0 61
2006 45 0 45
2007 53 0 53
2008 44 0 44
2009 33 0 33
2010 24 0 24
2011 34 0 34
2012 24 0 24
2013 22 0 22
2014 26 0 26

Want to know about the populiarty of Vivek? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,660 babies born with the name Vivek in the United States. That's more than enough Viveks to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Vivek" was in 2004 with a total of 75 babies.

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vivek" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of only 57 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Vivek popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Vivek

The name "Vivek" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Wisdom, knowledge". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Vivek Oberoi

Vivek Oberoi is a film actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Vivek was born in 1976 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India(now in Telangana, India).

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Alternative Meanings

V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!

I is for ideals, no higher!

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

Your name in reverse order is "Keviv". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Vvike". 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 Vivek born Apr 29, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Russia approximately on 1650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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