Hari

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675
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
804
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hari

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  • A submission from India says the name Hari means "Gentle" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • According to a user from India, the name Hari is of Unknown origin and means "Many".
  • According to a user from Nepal, the name Hari is of English origin and means "God's name".
  • A user from United States says the name Hari is of Unknown origin and means "God".
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Wiktionary

From Sanskrit हरि (hari)

  1. (Hinduism) A name given commonly to Vishnu, but also to Indra and Yama.
  2. A male given name used in India.

Notable Persons Named Hari

Hari is a film director. He was most active from 2002 to present. Hari was given the name Hari Gopalakrishnan Nadar in Nazareth, Tuticorin, India.

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Hari was born on October 21st, 1992 in Philadelphia.

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Hari Singh was royalty. He holds the title Maharaja of Jammu, Kashmir, and Dogra dynasty. He was most active from 1925 to 1961. Hari was born on September 23rd, 1895 in Jammu. He left this life on April 26th, 1961.

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Hari was born on October 21st, 1982.

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Hari Kunzru is a writer. Hari was given the name Hari Mohan Nath Kunzru .

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Hari was born in 1909. He left this life in 1994.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hari

Mata was given the name Margaretha Geertruida Zelle on August 7th, 1876 in Leeuwarden. She died on October 15th, 1917.

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Badr was born on December 8th, 1984 in Amsterdam.

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Hari is a film director. He was most active from 2002 to present. Hari was given the name Hari Gopalakrishnan Nadar in Nazareth, Tuticorin, India.

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Srihari was a film actor. Srihari was given the name Raghumudri Sri Hari on August 15th, 1964 in Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh, India. Srihari is also known as Hari and Raghumudri Sri. He breathed his last breath on October 9th, 2013.

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Johann Hari is a writer and journalist. Johann was given the name Johann Eduard Hari on January 21st, 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Vani was given the name Vani Deva Hari on March 22nd, 1979 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 5 0 5
1970 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1975 5 0 5
1976 6 0 6
1977 7 0 7
1978 7 0 7
1979 8 0 8
1980 8 0 8
1981 5 0 5
1982 9 0 9
1983 8 0 8
1984 8 0 8
1985 13 0 13
1986 14 0 14
1987 7 0 7
1988 11 0 11
1989 7 0 7
1991 6 0 6
1992 5 0 5
1993 9 0 9
1994 7 0 7
1995 13 0 13
1996 14 0 14
1997 13 0 13
1998 15 0 15
1999 19 0 19
2000 21 0 21
2001 17 0 17
2002 32 0 32
2003 33 0 33
2004 35 0 35
2005 20 0 20
2006 17 0 17
2007 21 0 21
2008 26 0 26
2009 16 0 16
2010 19 0 19
2011 28 0 28
2012 17 0 17
2013 27 0 27
2014 26 0 26
2015 20 0 20
2016 30 0 30
2017 31 0 31

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Popularity of Hari as a last name

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Common last names for Hari

  • Singh
  • Prasad
  • Sharma

Common first names for Hari

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hari U.S.
  White 40.05% 64.26%
  African American 3.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 53.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hari

People with the last name Hari are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Hari

  • How Popular is the name Hari? Hari is the 13,506th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hari was the 29,403rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 675 babies born with the first name Hari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hari 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 Hari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hari first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hari is Tuesday, August 22nd, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Hari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hari was in 2004 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Hari Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hari is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Hari: Your name in reverse order is Irah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arhi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hari? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 804 people with the last name Hari.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hari? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hari as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k 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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