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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Ashok

  • How many people with the first name Ashok have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 251 babies born with the first name Ashok in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ashok 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 Ashok? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ashok first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ashok is Saturday, February 1st, 1930.
  • What year had the most people named Ashok born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ashok was in 1975 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ashok: Your name in reverse order is Kohsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hksao. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ashok? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 400 people with the last name Ashok.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ashok? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ashok as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Ashok as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ashok U.S.
  White 1.50% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ashok

People with the last name Ashok are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Ashok

The name "Ashok" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "With No Sorrow". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Ashok

Ashok Kumar

Ashok Kumar was an actor, painting, and painter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1936 to 1997. Ashok was given the name Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly on October 13th, 1911 in Bhagalpur. Ashok is also known as Sanjay, Ashok Kumar, Dadamoni, and Kumudlal Ganguly. He died on December 10th, 2001.


Ashok Saraf

Ashok Saraf is a famous individual. He was most active from 1969 to present. Ashok was born on June 4th, 1947 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Ashok Selvan

Ashok Selvan is an actor and film actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2013. Ashok was born Ashok Selvan on November 8th, 1989 in Erode, Tamil Nadu, India.


Ashok Kamte

Ashok Kamte was an important person. Ashok was born on February 23rd, 1965. He died on November 26th, 2008.


Ashok Vemuri

Ashok Vemuri is an influential somebody. He holds the title Group Management Board Member. Ashok was born on April 22nd, 1968.


Ashok Kondabolu

Ashok Kondabolu is a musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to 2008.

  • Ashok Shankarrao Chavan
    (Minister of Industries)
  • Ashok K. Banker
  • Ashok Gehlot
    (Chief Minister of Rajasthan)
  • Ashok Row Kavi
  • Ashok Vajpeyi
  • Ashok Patki
    (music director)
  • Ashok Rajgopal
    (orthopedic surgeon)
  • Ashok Banthia
  • Ashok Seth
  • Ashok Todi
    (famous person)
  • Ashok Khosla
    (notable somebody)
  • Ashok Bhushan
    (JudgeKerala High Court)
  • Ashok Agarwal
    (notable person)
  • Ashok Kumar Pradhan
    (leading somebody)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ashok

G. Ashok

G. Ashok is a film director. G. was born in Ongole, India. G. is also known as G. Ashok.


Harisree Ashok

Harisree Ashok is a film actor. His ongoing career started in 1989. Harisree was born on April 6th, 1964 in Anjoor, Thrissur District, India.


Ajesh Ashok

Ajesh Ashok is a musician. They were most active from 2010 to present. Ajesh was born Ajesh Ashok on December 15th, 1989 in Chennai. Ajesh is also known as Ajeesh and Ajesh Ashok.



Ashok is an actor. Ashok was born on September 12th, 1951 in Anekal, Karnataka, India.


Gaikwad Ashok

Gaikwad Ashok is a notable person. Gaikwad was born in 1962.


M. K. Ashok

M. K. Ashok is a Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and Memberof theTamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.


What does the name Ashok mean?

Ais for altruism, the unselfish you.

Sis for strength, there when needed.

His for honor, your most valuable possession.

Ois for original, one of a kind!

Kis for kid, the child within.

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