Chirag

First Name
661
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chirag

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  • According to a user from India, the name Chirag is of Hindi origin and means "Deepak".
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Wiktionary

From Sanskrit चिराग (light, to enlighten)

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Chirag

Chirag Paswan is a Member of Indian Parliament and Lok Sabha. Chirag was born on October 31st, 1982 in Khagaria.

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Chirag was born on February 18th, 1995.

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Chirag Kulkarni is a list of internet entrepreneurs and internet entrepreneur. Chirag was born in Detroit.

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Chirag was born on November 9th, 1989 in Bhavnagar.

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Chirag Odhav is a Recipient of Jefferson Award. Chirag was born in 1992 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 12 0 12
1974 5 0 5
1975 11 0 11
1976 16 0 16
1977 14 0 14
1978 12 0 12
1979 19 0 19
1980 26 0 26
1981 21 0 21
1982 22 0 22
1983 25 0 25
1984 22 0 22
1985 33 0 33
1986 30 0 30
1987 22 0 22
1988 19 0 19
1989 20 0 20
1990 18 0 18
1991 19 0 19
1992 27 0 27
1993 21 0 21
1994 23 0 23
1995 20 0 20
1996 16 0 16
1997 18 0 18
1998 9 0 9
1999 10 0 10
2000 11 0 11
2001 14 0 14
2002 16 0 16
2003 15 0 15
2004 10 0 10
2005 11 0 11
2006 15 0 15
2008 14 0 14
2009 7 0 7
2010 7 0 7
2011 5 0 5
2012 6 0 6
2013 9 0 9
2014 6 0 6
2016 5 0 5

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Popularity of Chirag as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Chirag

  • How Popular is the name Chirag? Chirag is the 13,685th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Chirag have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 661 babies born with the first name Chirag in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chirag to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chirag? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Chirag first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chirag is Thursday, October 28th, 1965.
  • What year had the most people named Chirag born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chirag was in 1985 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Chirag Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chirag is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Chirag: Your name in reverse order is Garihc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rhgcia. 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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