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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 5 0
1972 6 6 0
1976 7 0 7
1997 9 9 0
1998 68 68 0
1999 55 55 0
2000 53 53 0
2001 33 33 0
2002 24 24 0
2003 48 48 0
2004 45 45 0
2005 39 39 0
2006 26 26 0
2007 33 33 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 18 18 0
2012 11 11 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 17 17 0
2015 13 13 0

Fun Facts about the name Dharma

  • How many people with the first name Dharma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 563 babies born with the first name Dharma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dharma 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 Dharma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dharma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dharma is Thursday, September 3rd, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Dharma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dharma was in 1998 with a total of 68 babies.
  • Random Dharma Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dharma is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Dharma: Your name in reverse order is Amrahd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hamadr. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Dharma as a first name

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dharma" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dharma as well as things modernly associated with the name Dharma such as celebrities named Dharma.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Dharma

The name "Dharma" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Ultimate Law of All Things". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dharma
the basic principles of the cosmos; also: an ancient sage in Hindu mythology worshipped as a god by some lower castes;.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Basic principles of the cosmos; also: an ancient sage in Hindu mythology worshipped as a god by some lower castes
  1. Alternative form of dharma

Dharma was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

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What does the name Dharma mean?

Dis for dependable, on you I can rely.

His for hardy, can't keep you down!

Ais for adorable, how precious

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Mis for melody, the song of life.

Ais for agreeable, the best side of you!

Past life for Dharma born Dec 31, 1955

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Labrador approximately on 875. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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