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Origin and Meaning of Chaitra

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from India says the name Chaitra means "First month of the year" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from United States says the name Chaitra is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "The month of Chaitra marks the beginning of a new year and the Spring Season in India".
  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Chaitra is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "January on the hindu calender".
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From Sanskrit चैत्र (caitra)

  1. (Hinduism) The first month of the Hindu lunar calendar.

Notable Persons Named Chaitra

Chaitra H. G. is a hindustani classical music musician. She was most active from 2000 to present. Chaitra was born on June 18th, 1984 in Bangalore.


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Fun Facts about the name Chaitra

  • How Popular is the name Chaitra? Chaitra is the 32,102nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Chaitra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 137 babies born with the first name Chaitra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chaitra 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 Chaitra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Chaitra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chaitra was in 2016 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Chaitra Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chaitra is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Chaitra: Your name in reverse order is Artiahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ariatch. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Chaitra born May 14, 1950

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 Mongolia approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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