Kanishka

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kanishka mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kanishka

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  • A user from India says the name Kanishka is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of god which is reborn".
  • A user from India says the name Kanishka is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "A King's name".
  • A user from India says the name Kanishka is of Hindu origin and means "A king name".
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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for serious, not always joking.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Notable Persons Named Kanishka

Kanishka I is a monarch. He holds the title Kushan king and Kushanking. His most notable accomplishments were from 2 to 2.

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Kanishka Soni is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Her ongoing career started in 2009. Kanishka was born Kanishka Soni on August 16th, 1987 in Ahmedabad.

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Kanishka Singh is a Political aide to Rahul Gandhi. Kanishka was born in 1978 in New Delhi.

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Kanishka II is a monarch. He holds the title Kushan emperor and Kushanemperor. His most notable accomplishments were from 200 to 222.

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Kanishka was born on January 24th, 1986 in Nepal.

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Fun Facts about the name Kanishka

  • How Popular is the name Kanishka? Kanishka is the 46,856th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kanishka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 52 babies born with the first name Kanishka in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kanishka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kanishka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kanishka was in 2013 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kanishka: Your name in reverse order is Akhsinak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kiaakhsn. 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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