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 Chetan

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  • A user from Mauritius says the name Chetan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Soul".
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Alt. Meaning

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Notable Persons Named Chetan

Chetan Bhagat is a fiction, romance, realistic fiction, non-fiction, and romance novel writer. Chetan was born on April 22nd, 1974 in New Delhi, India.


Chetan was born on July 8th, 1980 in Vijayawada.


Chetan Hansraj is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2001. Chetan was born on June 15th, 1972 in Mumbai.


Chetan Sharma is a cricketer. Chetan was born on January 3rd, 1966 in Ludhiana.


Chetan was given the name Chetan in Dewas.


Chetan Chauhan is a cricketer. Chetan was born on July 21st, 1947 in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Chetan

Chetan was given the name Chetan in Dewas.


Chetan is a television & film actor. Chetan was born on September 30th, 1970.


Dalbir was given the name Dalbir Singh Jhand on April 5th, 1944 in Taragarh Talawa. He breathed his last breath on January 1st, 2005.


Lucian Constantin Cheţan is a soccer player for the CS Gaz Metan Mediaș, CSO Tricolorul Breaza, FCM Câmpina, CS Concordia Chiajna, and FC Sportul Studențesc București. Lucian was born on June 25th, 1985 in Târgu Mureș.


Liviu Cheţan is an athlete for the FC Zalău.


Fun Facts about the name Chetan

  • How Popular is the name Chetan? Chetan is the 17,941st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Chetan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 424 babies born with the first name Chetan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chetan 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 Chetan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Chetan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chetan is Friday, May 17th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Chetan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chetan was in 2012 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Chetan Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chetan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Chetan: Your name in reverse order is Natehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tchnea. 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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