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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Govind

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  • A user from India says the name Govind is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "It is another name for the Hindu deity Krishna".

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Notable Persons Named Govind

Govind Padmasoorya is an actor and anchor. He has been prominent since 2007. Govind was born Govind Padmasoorya on June 16th, 1987 in Palakkad.


He has been prominent since 1962. Govind was born on December 19th, 1940 in Karachi.


Govind Ballabh Pant was a Pandit Pant receiving Bharat Ratna Award from President Dr Rajendra Prasad in 1st Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, and 2nd Chief Minister of United Provinces. Govind was born on September 10th, 1887 in Khoont, Almora, United Provinces of British Raj. He passed away on March 7th, 1961.


Nandha Durairaj is an actor and film actor. He was most prominent from 2002 to present. Nandha was given the name Govind Sendrampalayam Durairaj in 1985 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Nandha is also known as Nandaa.


Govind Namdev is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1992. Govind was born on September 3rd, 1950 in Sagar, India.


Govind Pansare was a marxist, lawyer, author, activist, marxism, and activism. Govind was born on November 26th, 1933 in Kolhar village, Shrirampur taluka, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, India. He passed away on February 20th, 2015.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Govind

Ranjith is a playback singer musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Ranjith was given the name Ranjith K. Govind on February 21st, 1977 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


Vinay Govind is a film director. Vinay was born on March 3rd, 1988 in Perintalmanna.


Kumar Govind is a film actor, producer, and director. He has been prominent since 1993. Kumar was born in 30.


Gayathri Govind is a dance, choreography, television presenter, software engineer, dancer, choreographer, anchor, and software professional. Her ongoing career started in 1992. Gayathri was born Gayathri Govind in Thiruvananthapuram.


Rituraj was born in New Delhi.


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Popularity of Govind as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Govind U.S.
  White 2.82% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 83.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Govind

People with the last name Govind are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Govind

  • How Popular is the name Govind? Govind is the 35,214th most popular name of all time. As a last name Govind was the 69,170th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Govind have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 110 babies born with the first name Govind in the United States. That's more than enough people named Govind 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 Govind? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Govind first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Govind is Thursday, April 18th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Govind born? The highest recorded use of the first name Govind was in 2001 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Govind: Your name in reverse order is Dnivog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Digvon. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Govind? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 284 people with the last name Govind.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Govind? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Govind as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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