Hema

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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hema

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  • A user from India says the name Hema is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Pure gold".
  • According to a user from India, the name Hema is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Mom".
  • According to a user from India, the name Hema is of Sanskrit origin and means "Gild".
  • A submission from India says the name Hema means "Gold" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Hema means "Gift of god" and is of Unknown origin.
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Notable Persons Named Hema

Hema Malini is a for Mathura, Member of Parliament, forMathura, and Lok Sabha. Hema was born on October 16th, 1948 in Ammankudi (Orathanadu).

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Hema Syed is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Hema was given the name Krishna Veni in Razole.

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Hema Sardesai is an indian classical music, folk music, and indian pop singing, playback singer, and composer. She has been prominent since 1989.

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Hema Chaudhary is an actress. She has been prominent since 1976. Hema was born in 1955 in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Hema was given the name Hema Hirani in 1972 in Vadodara. She left this life on December 11th, 2015.

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Hema Premadasa is a First Lady of Sri Lanka. Hema was given the name Hema Wickramatunge in Sri Lanka.

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Popularity of Hema as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Hema

  • How Popular is the name Hema? Hema is the 29,974th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hema have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 159 babies born with the first name Hema in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hema 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 Hema? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Hema first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hema is Saturday, December 30th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Hema born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hema was in 2007 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Random Hema Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hema is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Hema: Your name in reverse order is Ameh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ameh. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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