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 Dhawan

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

W is for work, for which you strive to accomplish

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dhawan

Varun Dhawan is an actor. He was most prominent from 2012 to present. Varun was born on April 24th, 1987 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


David Dhawan is a film director & editor. David was given the name Rajinder Dhawan on August 16th, 1955 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India.


Sacha Dhawan is an actor. Sacha was born in 1984 in Bramhall, Stockport, England.


Shikhar was born on December 5th, 1985 in Delhi.


Anil Dhawan is an actor. Anil was born in Delhi, India.


Ruhanika Dhawan is a child actress. She was most active from 2013 to present. Ruhanika was born on September 25th, 2007 in Delhi, India.


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Popularity of Dhawan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dhawan U.S.
  White 4.72% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 89.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.15% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dhawan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dhawan

  • How Popular is the name Dhawan? As a last name Dhawan was the 27,707th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Dhawan? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Dhawan was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Dhawan: Your name in reverse order is Nawahd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dwhnaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dhawan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 868 people with the last name Dhawan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dhawan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dhawan as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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