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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ishani

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  • A user from India says the name Ishani is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "The name "Ishani" is another name of Maa Durga (Goddess of Hindu Religion)".
  • A user from Kentucky, United States says the name Ishani is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Lady".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Ishani means "The name Ishani means "Lady" in English." and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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  1. The Hindu goddess Parvati or Durga; consort of Lord Siva.

Notable Persons Named Ishani

She holds the title Beauty with a Purpose Winner, 2013, Miss World 2013 Top 10 Finalist, Miss Nepal World 2013, Beauty with a PurposeWinner, 2013 The Peoples' Champion (Multimedia) 2nd Runnerup, Miss World 2013Top 10 Finalist (5th Place), and Miss Nepal 2013. Ishani was born Ishani Shrestha on May 5th, 1991 in Kathmandu, Nepal.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1989 5 5 0
1993 11 11 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 17 17 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 32 32 0
2001 31 31 0
2002 27 27 0
2003 35 35 0
2004 34 34 0
2005 26 26 0
2006 35 35 0
2007 32 32 0
2008 37 37 0
2009 39 39 0
2010 44 44 0
2011 48 48 0
2012 37 37 0
2013 51 51 0
2014 66 66 0
2015 58 58 0
2016 52 52 0
2017 55 55 0

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Popularity of Ishani as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ishani

  • How Popular is the name Ishani? Ishani is the 11,976th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ishani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 819 babies born with the first name Ishani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ishani to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ishani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Ishani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ishani was in 2014 with a total of 66 babies.
  • Random Ishani Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ishani is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Ishani: Your name in reverse order is Inahsi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iiahns. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ishani born Aug 25, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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