Gaurav

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680
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Gaurav

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

Notable Persons Named Gaurav

Gaurav Chopra is an actor. He has been prominent since 2004. Gaurav was born on April 4th, 1979 in New Delhi.

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Gaurav Tiwari is a paranormal investigator, pilot, hypnotist, and actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Gaurav was born on September 2nd, 1984. Gaurav is also known as Reverend Gaurav Tiwari.

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Gaurav Khanna is an actor. He has been prominent since 2006. Gaurav was born on December 11th, 1981 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Gaurav Gera is an actor, comedian, and presenter. His ongoing career started in 2000. Gaurav was born in 23 in Mahendragarh Haryana , India.

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Gaurav Narayanan is a director, writer, and actor. He was most active from 2001 to present. Gaurav was born in 5 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Gaurav Chakrabarty is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Gaurav was born as the child of Sabyasachi Chakrabarty and Mithu Chakrabarty on March 6th, 1987 in Kolkata.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gaurav

Kumar Gaurav is an actor. He was most prominent from 1981 to present. Kumar was given the name Manoj Tuli by his parent Rajendra Kumar on July 11th, 1960 in Lucknow.

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Amit Gaurav is an MLA, 16th Legislative Assembly, Member of the Legislative Assembly (India), and Sixteenth Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh. Amit was born on July 20th, 1977.

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Gaurav is an athlete for the Sesa Football Academy.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 5 0 5
1978 5 0 5
1979 6 0 6
1980 8 0 8
1981 16 0 16
1982 14 0 14
1983 22 0 22
1984 12 0 12
1985 11 0 11
1986 17 0 17
1987 9 0 9
1988 18 0 18
1989 15 0 15
1990 15 0 15
1991 12 0 12
1992 15 0 15
1993 15 0 15
1994 16 0 16
1995 17 0 17
1996 19 0 19
1997 13 0 13
1998 20 0 20
1999 32 0 32
2000 26 0 26
2001 30 0 30
2002 34 0 34
2003 36 0 36
2004 28 0 28
2005 17 0 17
2006 21 0 21
2007 27 0 27
2008 15 0 15
2009 18 0 18
2010 21 0 21
2011 18 0 18
2012 12 0 12
2013 15 0 15
2014 11 0 11
2015 12 0 12
2016 7 0 7

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Fun Facts about the name Gaurav

  • How Popular is the name Gaurav? Gaurav is the 13,234th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Gaurav have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 680 babies born with the first name Gaurav in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gaurav to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gaurav? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Gaurav born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gaurav was in 2003 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Gaurav Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gaurav is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Gaurav: Your name in reverse order is Varuag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uagvra. How do you pronounce that?

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