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

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Origin and Meaning of Ishan

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Ishan is of Jamaican origin and means "Pure".
  • A user from Sri Lanka says the name Ishan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Lord ishwar".
  • A submission from South Carolina, United States says the name Ishan means "Lord shiva lord of wealth sun god shiv the third eye of god" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Ishan means "Lord Shiva, lord of wealth, Sun" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Ishan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "North-East Direction".
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  1. (Hinduism) One of the aspects of the god Shiva.

Notable Persons Named Ishan

Ishan was born on July 18th, 1998 in Patna.



Ishan Morris is a hip hop music, pop music, rhythm, and blues singer, actor, recording artist, and singing. He plays Vocals. His career lasted from 2000 to 2000. Ishan is also known as iSH and Ish Morris.


Ishan Debnath is a soccer player for the Delhi Dynamos FC, Tata Football Academy, Mumbai F.C., and United S.C. Ishan was born on June 7th, 1991 in West Bengal.


Ishan was born on May 22nd, 1984.


Ishan was born on June 26th, 1989 in Colombo.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ishan

Kavindu Ishan is a soccer player for the Air Force Sports Club, Don Bosco SC, and Sri Lanka national football team. Kavindu was born on October 17th, 1992 in Sri Lanka.


Rajan Ishan is a singer, composer, arranger, and arranger (music industry). Rajan was born on September 29th, 1978. Rajan is also known as Rajan Rana.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 6 0 6
1986 5 0 5
1987 6 0 6
1989 6 0 6
1990 7 0 7
1991 9 0 9
1992 21 0 21
1993 8 0 8
1994 18 0 18
1995 18 0 18
1996 22 0 22
1997 30 0 30
1998 34 0 34
1999 45 0 45
2000 71 0 71
2001 88 0 88
2002 82 0 82
2003 78 0 78
2004 103 0 103
2005 103 0 103
2006 94 0 94
2007 90 0 90
2008 121 0 121
2009 148 0 148
2010 128 0 128
2011 126 0 126
2012 93 0 93
2013 92 0 92
2014 107 0 107
2015 114 0 114
2016 114 0 114
2017 89 0 89

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Popularity of Ishan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ishan

  • How Popular is the name Ishan? Ishan is the 6,626th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ishan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,076 babies born with the first name Ishan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ishan to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ishan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ishan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ishan is Friday, September 18th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Ishan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ishan was in 2009 with a total of 148 babies.
  • Random Ishan Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ishan is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Ishan: Your name in reverse order is Nahsi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsiah. How do you pronounce that?

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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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