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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chelliah

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C is for creative, ideas aplenty

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for luster, your shine.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

A is for activities, for you have many.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

Notable Persons Named Chelliah

Notable Persons With the Last Name Chelliah

Raja Jesudoss Chelliah was a founding chairman of madras school of economics, madras school of economics, and founding chairman ofmadras school of economics. Raja was born on December 12th, 1922. He died on April 7th, 2009.



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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chelliah U.S.
  White 7.30% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 84.27% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chelliah

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

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Fun Facts about the name Chelliah

  • How Popular is the name Chelliah? As a last name Chelliah was the 101,247th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Chelliah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Chelliah is Saturday, October 19th, 1935.
  • How unique is the name Chelliah? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Chelliah. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Chelliah: Your name in reverse order is Haillehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hhalicel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chelliah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 178 people with the last name Chelliah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chelliah? Chelliah 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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