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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kailash

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  • According to a user from Nepal, the name Kailash is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Mountain of lord shiva( god of destruction) in hindu mythology".
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Notable Persons Named Kailash

Kailash Satyarthi is an activist. Kailash was given the name Kailash Sharma on January 11th, 1954 in Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh, India. Kailash is also known as Sharma and Kailash (birth name).


Kailash Kher is an independent music, filmi, pop rock, playback singer, sufi music, and folk music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2003. Kailash was born on July 7th, 1973 in New Delhi.


Kailash Vijayvargiya is an MLA and Member of the Legislative Assembly. Kailash was born on May 13th, 1956 in Indore. Kailash is also known as Kailash Vijayvargiya.


Kailash Purryag is a 5th President of Mauritius, Speaker of the National Assembly, Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius, and List of Speakers of the National Assembly of Mauritius. Kailash was born on December 12th, 1947 in Vacoas-Phoenix. Kailash is also known as Kailash Purryag.


Kailash Katkar is a ceo of quick heal anti virus. Kailash was born on November 1st, 1966 in Rahimatpur.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kailash

Bachchu Kailash is a popular music singing, lyricist, composer, playwright, and editing. Bachchu was born on July 30th, 1938.


Fun Facts about the name Kailash

  • How Popular is the name Kailash? Kailash is the 24,960th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kailash have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 231 babies born with the first name Kailash in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kailash 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 Kailash? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Kailash first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kailash is Friday, February 20th, 1914.
  • What year had the most people named Kailash born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kailash was in 2014 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Kailash Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kailash is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Kailash: Your name in reverse order is Hsaliak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alkaish. 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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