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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 8 0 8
1973 7 0 7
1974 6 0 6
1975 9 0 9
1977 7 0 7
1978 6 0 6
1979 16 0 16
1980 12 0 12
1981 8 0 8
1982 10 0 10
1983 9 0 9
1984 9 0 9
1985 5 0 5
1986 6 0 6
1987 5 0 5
1988 9 0 9
1989 7 0 7
1990 10 0 10
1991 11 0 11
1992 17 0 17
1993 12 0 12
1994 7 0 7
1995 12 0 12
1996 14 0 14
1997 11 0 11
1998 13 0 13
1999 12 0 12
2000 25 0 25
2001 23 0 23
2002 19 0 19
2003 18 0 18
2004 14 0 14
2005 22 0 22
2006 21 0 21
2007 16 0 16
2008 28 0 28
2009 23 0 23
2010 24 0 24
2011 19 0 19
2012 20 0 20
2013 21 0 21
2014 23 0 23
2015 17 0 17

Fun Facts about the name Gautam

  • How many people with the first name Gautam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 591 babies born with the first name Gautam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gautam 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 Gautam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Gautam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gautam is Thursday, August 18th, 1932.
  • What year had the most people named Gautam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gautam was in 2008 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Gautam Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gautam is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Gautam: Your name in reverse order is Matuag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mtuaag. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gautam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,568 people with the last name Gautam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gautam? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gautam as their last name since less than 1 person in 189k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gautam U.S.
  White 2.30% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 94.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gautam

People with the last name Gautam 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 "Gautam" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gautam as well as things modernly associated with the name Gautam such as celebrities named Gautam.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Gautam

The name "Gautam" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Clan name of Buddha". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Gautam

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir is a leading somebody. Gautam was born on October 14th, 1981 in New Delhi.


Gautam Rode

Gautam Rode is an actor and television host. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Gautam was born Gautam Rode on August 14th, 1977 in New Delhi.


Gautam Adani

Gautam Adani is a chairman of the adani group, adani group, and chairman of theadani group. Gautam was born on June 24th, 1962 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.


Gautam Gulati

Gautam Gulati is an actor, presenter, model (people), host, and model. He has had major accomplishments since 2008. Gautam was born Gautam Gulati on November 27th, 1987 in Delhi.


Gautam Singhania

Gautam Singhania is a businessman. Gautam was given the name Gautam Hari Singhania by his parent Vijaypat Singhania on September 9th, 1965.


Gautam Thapar

Gautam Thapar is a founder, chairman of avantha group, avantha group, and chairman ofavantha group. Gautam was born on December 7th, 1960.

  • Gautam Chattopadhyay
  • Gautam R Desiraju
    (notable person)
  • Gautam Deb
    (Minister of Public Heath Engineering)
  • Gautam S. Shiknis
    (founder and managing director)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gautam

Yami Gautam

Yami Gautam is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Yami was born on November 28th, 1988 in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India.


Rashmi Gautam

Rashmi Gautam is an actress and anchor. Rashmi was born Rashmi Gautam in Mumbai. Rashmi is also known as Reshmi.


Surilie Gautam

Surilie Gautam is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 2008 to present. Surilie was born in Lucknow.


Mukesh Gautam

Mukesh Gautam is a famed human. Mukesh was born on May 5th, 1918.


Satish Kumar Gautam

Satish Kumar Gautam is an influential human.


Sheela Gautam

Sheela Gautam is a politician and businessperson. Sheela was born on November 15th, 1931 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.


What does the name Gautam mean?

Gis for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

Ais for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

Uis for understanding, you show for others.

Tis for tasteful, the way you communicate.

Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

Mis for mighty, your inner strength.

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