Abhishek

First Name
753
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Abhishek

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Indian (Sanskrit)
58%
Hindi
21%
Hindu
21%

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  • A submission from India says the name Abhishek means "Begining of something" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • According to a user from India, the name Abhishek is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Beginning of something good".
  • A submission from India says the name Abhishek means "To have h devine bath" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from India says the name Abhishek is of Hindi origin and means "Gift of god".

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Notable Persons Named Abhishek

Abhishek Bachchan is an actor and producer. His ongoing career started in 2000. Abhishek was born as the child of Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan on February 5th, 1976 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Abhishek Chaubey is a director and screenwriter. His ongoing career started in 2002. Abhishek was born on March 30th, 1977 in Faizabad.

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Abhishek Kapoor is an actor, writer, and film director. Abhishek was born on August 6th, 1971.

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Abhishek Malik is an actor, model (people), and model. He has had major accomplishments since 2012. Abhishek was born on May 23rd, 1990 in New Delhi. Abhishek is also known as Rushan.

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Abhishek was born on August 29th, 1977.

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Abhishek was born on June 26th, 1989.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Abhishek

Krushna Abhishek Sharma is an actor and comedian. Krushna was given the name Krishna Abhishek on May 30th, 1981 in Mumbai.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1981 5 0 5
1983 7 0 7
1984 8 0 8
1985 7 0 7
1986 9 0 9
1987 9 0 9
1988 8 0 8
1989 14 0 14
1990 10 0 10
1991 12 0 12
1992 13 0 13
1993 19 0 19
1994 27 0 27
1995 26 0 26
1996 31 0 31
1997 30 0 30
1998 35 0 35
1999 61 0 61
2000 63 0 63
2001 49 0 49
2002 35 0 35
2003 38 0 38
2004 40 0 40
2005 39 0 39
2006 28 0 28
2007 29 0 29
2008 24 0 24
2009 20 0 20
2010 16 0 16
2011 19 0 19
2012 8 0 8
2013 14 0 14

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Popularity of Abhishek as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Abhishek

  • How Popular is the name Abhishek? Abhishek is the 12,658th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Abhishek have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 753 babies born with the first name Abhishek in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abhishek 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 Abhishek? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Abhishek born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abhishek was in 2000 with a total of 63 babies.
  • Random Abhishek Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abhishek is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Abhishek: Your name in reverse order is Kehsihba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hehaisbk. How do you pronounce that?

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