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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Joshi

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Joshi is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Fortune-teller or 'one who does pooja'.".
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Notable Persons Named Joshi

Joshiy is a film director. He was most active from 1978 to present. Joshiy was given the name Joshi in Varkala, Attingal, Kerala.


Joshi was born on June 7th, 1993 in Tibro.


Joshi was born in 1971.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Joshi

Sharman Joshi is a film actor, television presenter, and actor. He has been prominent since 1999. Sharman was born on April 28th, 1979 in Mumbai.


Dilip Joshi is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1989. Dilip was born Dilip Joshi on May 26th, 1968 in Porbandar. Dilip is also known as Jethalal.


Sachiin Joshi is an actor, businessman, and entrepreneurship. Their ongoing career started in 1998. Sachiin was born on August 7th, 1984 in Pune, Maharashtra, India.


Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was a hindustani classical music hindustani classical, bhajans, hindustani classical music, and marathi language. He was most prominent from 1941 to 2000. Pandit was given the name Pandit Bimsen Joshi on February 4th, 1922 in Ron, Karnataka. He died on January 24th, 2011.


Pallavi Joshi is an actor, model, producer, and film producer. Pallavi was born in 4.


Tulip Joshi is a model. Tulip was born on September 11th, 1979 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


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Popularity of Joshi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Joshi U.S.
  White 3.32% 64.26%
  African American 0.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 93.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Joshi

People with the last name Joshi are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Joshi

  • How Popular is the name Joshi? As a last name Joshi was the 3,542nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Joshi? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Joshi was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Joshi: Your name in reverse order is Ihsoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihjos. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Joshi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,089 people with the last name Joshi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Joshi? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Joshi as their last name.

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