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

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • According to a user from India, the name Apurva is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Sleeping girl".
  • A user from Singapore says the name Apurva is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Unique; Like none other".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Apurva

Apurva Agnihotri is an actor, actor(films, and tv). Apurva was born in Kolkata.


Apurva Asrani is a film editor & writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Apurva was given the name Apurva M Asrani on March 21st, 1978 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Apurva is also known as Apurva.


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United States

Fun Facts about the name Apurva

  • How Popular is the name Apurva? Apurva is the 32,943rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Apurva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 129 babies born with the first name Apurva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Apurva to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Apurva? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Apurva first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Apurva is Thursday, April 25th, 1963.
  • What year had the most people named Apurva born? The highest recorded use of the first name Apurva was in 2001 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Apurva: Your name in reverse order is Avrupa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vaaurp. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Apurva born Feb 13, 2017

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 Turkey approximately on 625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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