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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dhruva

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From Sanskrit ध्रुव (dhruva)

  1. (Hinduism) Name of a Puranic child sage who become the pole star.

Notable Persons Named Dhruva

Dhruva Mehra is a comics character.


Dhruva Sarja is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2012. Dhruva was born on October 6th, 1988 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Dhruva is also known as Dhruv Sarja.


Dhruva Chatterjee is a drama (genre) and thriller (genre) writer.


Dhruva was born in 1957.


Fun Facts about the name Dhruva

  • How Popular is the name Dhruva? Dhruva is the 20,390th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dhruva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 340 babies born with the first name Dhruva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dhruva 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 Dhruva? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dhruva first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dhruva is Saturday, June 6th, 1914.
  • What year had the most people named Dhruva born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dhruva was in 2017 with a total of 42 babies.
  • Random Dhruva Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dhruva is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Dhruva: Your name in reverse order is Avurhd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rahduv. How do you pronounce that?

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