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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 Diksha

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  • A submission from India says the name Diksha means "Shiksha of astray shastra" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit), English, and Hindu

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Borrowing from Sanskrit दीक्षा (dīkṣā)

  1. The giving of a mantra or initiation by the guru in Indian religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

Fun Facts about the name Diksha

  • How Popular is the name Diksha? Diksha is the 44,411th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Diksha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 60 babies born with the first name Diksha in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Diksha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Diksha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Diksha is Thursday, October 3rd, 1946.
  • What year had the most people named Diksha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Diksha was in 2017 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Diksha: Your name in reverse order is Ahskid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dkahsi. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Diksha born Dec 15, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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