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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Ganesh

  • How many people with the first name Ganesh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 273 babies born with the first name Ganesh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ganesh 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 Ganesh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ganesh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ganesh is Saturday, September 9th, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Ganesh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ganesh was in 1993 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Ganesh Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ganesh is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Ganesh: Your name in reverse order is Hsenag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Agnhse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ganesh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,512 people with the last name Ganesh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ganesh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ganesh as their last name since less than 1 person in 196k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Ganesh as a first name

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Popularity of Ganesh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ganesh U.S.
  White 3.84% 64.26%
  African American 9.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 78.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.46% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ganesh

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ganesh" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ganesh as well as things modernly associated with the name Ganesh such as celebrities named Ganesh.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Hindu god of wisdom or prophecy; the god who removes obstacles
  1. Alternative spelling of Ganesha
  2. A male given name used in India.

Other Inspirations for the Name Ganesh

Ganesh Aarti
Ganesh Bhajan
Ganesh Chaturthi
Ganesh Festival 2015
Ganesh Hegde
Ganesh Mantra
Ganesh Sitaraman
Ganesh Chaturthi 2016

What does the name Ganesh mean?

Gis for goal, your eye on the future.

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Nis for notable, distinguished are your feats

Eis for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Sis for self respect, a solid score here.

His for happy, your wonderful laugh.

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