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 Basant

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  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Basant is of Sanskrit origin and means "Spring season".
  • According to a user from Louisiana, United States, the name Basant is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Spring".

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Notable Persons Named Basant

Basant was born as the child of Ghanshyam Das Birla on February 4th, 1921 in Kolkata, India.


Basant was born on November 24th, 1986 in Cuttack.


Basant Singh is a soccer player for the Shillong Lajong F.C. Basant was born on March 3rd, 1990.


Basant Rai is a sports team member for the Churchill Brothers S.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Basant

Rakesh Basant is a Professor, Indian Institute of Management, and Ahmedabad.


Common last names for Basant

  • Kaur
  • Singh

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Basant U.S.
  White 9.60% 64.26%
  African American 15.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 66.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Basant

People with the last name Basant are most frequently African American or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Basant

  • How Popular is the name Basant? As a last name Basant was the 101,737th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Basant first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Basant is Saturday, October 16th, 1886.
  • How unique is the name Basant? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Basant. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Basant: Your name in reverse order is Tnasab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sanabt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Basant? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 177 people with the last name Basant.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Basant? Basant is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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