• 3k Dhruv


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 Dhruv

"Dhruv" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Firmly fixed". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Dhruv

Dhruv Bhandari is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2010. Dhruv was born Dhruv Bhandari as the child of Mohan Bhandari on July 13th, 1988 in Mumbai.


Dhruv was born Dhruv Prabodhray Bhatt on May 8th, 1947 in Ningala, Bhavnagar.


Dhruv was born on January 9th, 1974 in Patiala, Punjab, India. He died on January 31st, 1992.


Dhruv was born on July 26th, 1959.


Dhruv was born on August 4th, 1960.


Dhruv was born in 1961.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dhruv

Harilal was born in 1856. He left this life in 1896.


Keshavlal was born in 1859 in Ahmedabad. Keshavlal is also known as Vanmali. He left this life in 1938.


Anandshankar was born on February 25th, 1869 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. He breathed his last breath on April 7th, 1942.


Saroop Dhruv is an educator, writer, and activist. Saroop was born in 1948 in Ahmedabad.


Rakesh was born on May 12th, 1981 in Jamnagar.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1987 5 0 5
1988 10 0 10
1989 8 0 8
1990 15 0 15
1991 14 0 14
1992 11 0 11
1993 14 0 14
1994 16 0 16
1995 27 0 27
1996 26 0 26
1997 31 0 31
1998 45 0 45
1999 65 0 65
2000 71 0 71
2001 77 0 77
2002 105 0 105
2003 140 0 140
2004 159 0 159
2005 136 0 136
2006 138 0 138
2007 182 0 182
2008 166 0 166
2009 161 0 161
2010 180 0 180
2011 163 0 163
2012 161 0 161
2013 147 0 147
2014 167 0 167
2015 157 0 157
2016 159 0 159

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Popularity of Dhruv as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dhruv U.S.
  White 4.73% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 88.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dhruv

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dhruv

  • How Popular is the name Dhruv? Dhruv is the 5,423rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dhruv was the 117,480th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dhruv have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,756 babies born with the first name Dhruv in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dhruv to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dhruv? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dhruv first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dhruv is Wednesday, October 12th, 1983.
  • What year had the most people named Dhruv born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dhruv was in 2007 with a total of 182 babies.
  • Random Dhruv Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dhruv is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Dhruv: Your name in reverse order is Vurhd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hdrvu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dhruv? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 148 people with the last name Dhruv.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dhruv? Dhruv is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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