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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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  1. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes

    das was also found in the following language(s): Afrikaans, Aromanian, Cornish, Danish, Dutch, Fala, Fiji Hindi, French, Galician, German, Latin, Lojban, Navajo, Portuguese, Spanish, Tok Pisin, Volapük, and West Frisian

    Notable Persons Named Das

    Das Williams is a Santa Barbara City Councillor and Santa BarbaraCity Councillor. Das was born on June 29th, 1974 in Alaska.


    Das Baron is an athlete for the Mohammedan S.C. (Kolkata).


    Das Sreetanu is an athlete for the Mohammedan S.C. (Kolkata).


    Das Subhankar is an athlete for the Mohammedan S.C. (Kolkata).


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Das

    Vir Das is an actor, stand-up comedy, and stand-up comedian. His ongoing career started in 2004. Vir was born Vir Das on May 31st, 1979 in Dehradun.


    Shraddha Das is an actor and actress. She was most active from 2008 to present. Shraddha was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


    Nandita Das is an actress and director. Her career lasted from 1989 to 1989. Nandita was born on November 7th, 1969 in Mumbai.


    Kamala Das was a poet, novelist, short story writer, and short story. Kamala was born on March 31st, 1934 in Punnayurkulam. She passed away on May 31st, 2009.


    Vasundhara Das is a singer, actor, composer, entrepreneur, speaker, and songwriter. She was most active from 1998 to present. Vasundhara was born in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.


    Guru Ram Das was a guru. He was most active from 1574 to 1581. Guru was given the name Bhai Jetha on October 9th, 1534 in Chuna Mandi, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Guru is also known as The Fourth Master. He breathed his last breath in 1581.


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    Popularity of Das as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Das U.S.
      White 7.63% 64.26%
      African American 1.84% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 85.61% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.60% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 3.33% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 0.99% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Das

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

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    Fun Facts about the name Das

    • How Popular is the name Das? As a last name Das was the 4,837th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Das first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Das is Sunday, January 5th, 1902.
    • How unique is the name Das? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Das. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Das: Your name in reverse order is Sad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asd. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Das? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,289 people with the last name Das.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Das? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Das as their last name.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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