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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chari

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  1. An African river that flows northwest into Lake Chad

Notable Persons With the Last Name Chari

V. was born in 1952.

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Brian was born on February 14th, 1992.

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Ahalya Chari was an educationist. She was most prominent from 1943 to 2013. Ahalya was born in 1921 in Rangoon, Burma. She died in 2013.

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Deepa Chari is an actor. She has been prominent since 2008. Deepa was born Deepa Chari in Mumbai, India.

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Nektarios Chari is a sports team member for the Digenis Akritas Morphou.

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How popular is the baby name Chari in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1941 5 5 0
1942 10 10 0
1943 5 5 0
1944 7 7 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 12 12 0
1947 12 12 0
1948 7 7 0
1949 8 8 0
1950 16 16 0
1951 21 21 0
1952 27 27 0
1953 16 16 0
1954 18 18 0
1955 31 31 0
1956 24 24 0
1957 24 24 0
1958 30 30 0
1959 17 17 0
1960 41 41 0
1961 25 25 0
1962 37 37 0
1963 25 25 0
1964 35 35 0
1965 38 38 0
1966 27 27 0
1967 30 30 0
1968 28 28 0
1969 29 29 0
1970 34 34 0
1971 38 38 0
1972 24 24 0
1973 25 25 0
1974 20 20 0
1975 25 25 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 21 21 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 25 25 0
1980 20 20 0
1981 13 13 0
1982 33 33 0
1983 19 19 0
1984 30 30 0
1985 31 31 0
1986 27 27 0
1987 18 18 0
1988 15 15 0
1989 10 10 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 11 11 0
1995 8 8 0
1996 8 8 0
2000 5 5 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 6 6 0
2006 5 5 0
2012 5 5 0
2014 5 5 0
2017 9 9 0

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Popularity of Chari as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chari U.S.
  White 7.14% 64.26%
  African American 3.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 82.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chari

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

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Fun Facts about the name Chari

  • How Popular is the name Chari? Chari is the 9,428th most popular name of all time. As a last name Chari was the 48,628th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,188 babies born with the first name Chari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chari to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Chari first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chari is Saturday, July 1st, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Chari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chari was in 1960 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Chari Factoid: According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chari is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1952.
  • Weird things about the name Chari: Your name in reverse order is Irahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cihar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chari? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 434 people with the last name Chari.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chari? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Chari as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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