Ashoka

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ashoka

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  • According to a user from Italy, the name Ashoka is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "???? - painless, without sorrow (alpha privative + soka, "pain, sorrow")".

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Wiktionary

From Sanskrit अशोक (aśoka).

  1. An ancient Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c. 268 to 232 BCE.

Notable Persons Named Ashoka

Ashoka is royalty. He holds the title Chakravartin, Samraat, and Emperor. Ashoka was born as the child of Bindusara and Subhadrangi in Pataliputra.

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They hold the title Maurya Samrat and MauryaSamrat. They have had major accomplishments since 268.

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Ashoka was born on January 14th, 1956 in India.

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Ashoka Gupta was a social worker. Ashoka was born as the child of Jyotirmoyee Devi in 1912. She left this life on July 8th, 2008.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ashoka

Ashoka is royalty. He holds the title Chakravartin, Samraat, and Emperor. Ashoka was born as the child of Bindusara and Subhadrangi in Pataliputra.

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Fun Facts about the name Ashoka

  • How Popular is the name Ashoka? Ashoka is the 86,365th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ashoka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Ashoka in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ashoka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2012 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ashoka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ashoka is Saturday, September 11th, 1937.
  • What year had the most people named Ashoka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ashoka was in 2012 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ashoka: Your name in reverse order is Akohsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Saohka. 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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