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 Ashok

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A user from India says the name Ashok is of English origin and means "Truth".
  • According to a user from India, the name Ashok is of English origin and means "Like".
  • According to a user from India, the name Ashok is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Yes".
  • A submission from India says the name Ashok means "Great person Easily Trust To Any One Failure" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Ashok

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.


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


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 was born on February 23rd, 1965. He died on November 26th, 2008.


He holds the title Group Management Board Member. Ashok was born on April 22nd, 1968.


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


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ashok

G. Ashok is a film director. G. was born in Ongole, India. G. is also known as G. 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 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 was born in 1962.


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


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International Interest for Ashok

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Common last names for Ashok

  • Patel

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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Fun Facts about the name Ashok

  • How Popular is the name Ashok? Ashok is the 23,572nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ashok was the 51,941st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ashok have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 258 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 Skoha. 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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  • 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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