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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Anushka

"Anushka" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Favored one". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Anushka

Anushka Shetty is an actress, model, and yoga teacher. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Anushka was born on November 7th, 1981 in Mangalore, Karnataka, India.


Anushka Sharma is an actress and film producer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Anushka was born on May 1st, 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India.


Anushka Manchanda is a playback singer, songwriter, model, vj, actress, and vj (media personality). She was most active from 2002 to present. Anushka was given the name Anuskha Manchanda on February 11th, 1984 in Delhi, India.


Anushka was born in Nashik.



Anushka was born on February 26th, 1977 in Colombo.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1989 17 17 0
1990 9 9 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 8 8 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 25 25 0
2000 36 36 0
2001 47 47 0
2002 81 81 0
2003 85 85 0
2004 92 92 0
2005 84 84 0
2006 99 99 0
2007 101 101 0
2008 83 83 0
2009 126 126 0
2010 111 111 0
2011 108 108 0
2012 91 91 0
2013 89 89 0
2014 63 63 0
2015 53 53 0
2016 37 37 0

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Popularity of Anushka as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Anushka

  • How Popular is the name Anushka? Anushka is the 7,983rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Anushka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,506 babies born with the first name Anushka in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anushka to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anushka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • When was Anushka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anushka is Wednesday, April 30th, 1924.
  • What year had the most people named Anushka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anushka was in 2009 with a total of 126 babies.
  • Random Anushka Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anushka is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Anushka: Your name in reverse order is Akhsuna. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uakhasn. 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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