Dinesh

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167
in the U.S.
since 1880
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170
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Dinesh mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Dinesh

"Dinesh" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Son of the sun". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Dinesh

Dinesh D'Souza is a political commentator and advocacy journalism. Dinesh was given the name Dinesh Joseph D'Souza on April 25th, 1961 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

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Attakathi Dinesh is an actor. They have been prominent since 2012. Attakathi was given the name Dinesh Ravi on January 1st, 1984 in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. Attakathi is also known as Attakathi Dinesh.

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Dinesh was born on June 1st, 1985 in Chennai.

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Dinesh Hingoo is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1967.

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Dinesh Lal Yadav is an actor, singer, and television presenter. He was most prominent from 2007 to present. Dinesh was born Dinesh Lal Yadav in Ghazipur.

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Dinesh Patel is a baseball player. Dinesh was born on May 8th, 1989 in Lucknow.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dinesh

Attakathi Dinesh is an actor. They have been prominent since 2012. Attakathi was given the name Dinesh Ravi on January 1st, 1984 in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. Attakathi is also known as Attakathi Dinesh.

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Thalapathy Dinesh is an actor, action choreographer, and stunt co-ordinator. His most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to present. Thalapathy was given the name Dinesh on May 17th, 1963 in Tamil Nadu.

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He holds the title Mahathera and Thero. Kadawedduwe was given the name Don Dinesh on April 1st, 1907 in Kadawedduwa, Matara. He passed away on July 13th, 2003.

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Common last names for Dinesh

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  • Shah

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dinesh U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dinesh

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dinesh

  • How Popular is the name Dinesh? Dinesh is the 28,854th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dinesh was the 105,079th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dinesh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 167 babies born with the first name Dinesh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dinesh 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 Dinesh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dinesh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dinesh is Monday, December 9th, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Dinesh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dinesh was in 2007 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Dinesh Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dinesh is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Dinesh: Your name in reverse order is Hsenid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dnehsi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dinesh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 170 people with the last name Dinesh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dinesh? Dinesh is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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