First Name
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 Kanishk

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  • A user from India says the name Kanishk is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Young".

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

H is for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

Fun Facts about the name Kanishk

  • How Popular is the name Kanishk? Kanishk is the 33,115th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kanishk have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 128 babies born with the first name Kanishk in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kanishk 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 Kanishk? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kanishk born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kanishk was in 2010 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Kanishk Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kanishk is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Kanishk: Your name in reverse order is Khsinak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nihksak. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kanishk born Jul 15, 1925

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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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).