• 629 Abhay


First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Abhay

"Abhay" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Fearless". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Abhay

Abhay Deol is an actor, producer, and singer. Abhay was given the name Abhay Singh Deol in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Founder-Acharya of ISKCON A. C. Bhaktivedanta Prabhupada was a religious. He holds the title Founder-Acharya of ISKCON and Founder-AcharyaofISKCON. Founder-Acharya was given the name Abhay Charan De on September 1st, 1896 in Kolkata. He left this life on November 14th, 1977.


Abhay Jodhpurkar is a hindustani classical music musician. Abhay was born on July 31st, 1991 in Madhya Pradesh.


Abhay Vasant Ashtekar is a scientist in the field of loop quantum gravity. Abhay was born on July 5th, 1949 in Kolhapur.


Abhay and Rani Bang is a social activists. Abhay was born in Wardha and Chandrapur, Maharashtra, India.


Abhay Kumar Dubey is a journalist.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Abhay

Kou was born in 1892. He died in 1964.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 7 0 7
1983 5 0 5
1991 9 0 9
1992 5 0 5
1994 9 0 9
1996 7 0 7
1997 8 0 8
1998 12 0 12
1999 16 0 16
2000 16 0 16
2001 17 0 17
2002 16 0 16
2003 25 0 25
2004 38 0 38
2005 21 0 21
2006 27 0 27
2007 28 0 28
2008 29 0 29
2009 41 0 41
2010 46 0 46
2011 46 0 46
2012 40 0 40
2013 35 0 35
2014 39 0 39
2015 38 0 38
2016 49 0 49

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Popularity of Abhay as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Abhay

  • How Popular is the name Abhay? Abhay is the 13,892nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Abhay have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 629 babies born with the first name Abhay in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abhay to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abhay? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Abhay first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abhay is Monday, April 17th, 1933.
  • What year had the most people named Abhay born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abhay was in 2016 with a total of 49 babies.
  • Random Abhay Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abhay is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Abhay: Your name in reverse order is Yahba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bayha. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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