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 Kapil

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Kapil

Kapil Sharma is a comedian, actor, singer, producer, and television presenter. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Kapil was born in Amritsar.


Kapil Dev is a cricketer. Kapil was born on January 6th, 1959 in Chandigarh.


Kapil Sibal is a Member of Parliament, Minister of Law, Justice, Minister of Communications, Information Technology, Minister of Human Resource Development, Minister of Science, Technology, Minister of Earth Sciences, Ministry of Law, Justice (India), Ministry of Communic. Kapil was born on August 8th, 1948 in Jalandhar.


Pilot was given the name Kapil Singh on July 15th, 1938 in Sasaram, Bihar.


Kapil was born on December 13th, 1980.


Kapil was given the name Kapil on November 23rd, 1980 in India. Kapil is also known as Yudi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kapil

Kapil was given the name Kapil on November 23rd, 1980 in India. Kapil is also known as Yudi.


Bhanu was born in 1968.


Yashraj Kapil is a playback singer singing. His ongoing career started in 2013. Yashraj was born in Faridabad, UP, India.


Aneesh was born on August 3rd, 1993 in Wolverhampton.


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International Interest for Kapil

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kapil as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kapil U.S.
  White 6.98% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 86.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kapil

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kapil

  • How Popular is the name Kapil? Kapil is the 32,402nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kapil was the 86,645th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kapil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 134 babies born with the first name Kapil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kapil 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 Kapil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kapil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kapil is Wednesday, January 28th, 1948.
  • What year had the most people named Kapil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kapil was in 1984 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kapil: Your name in reverse order is Lipak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alkip. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kapil? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 215 people with the last name Kapil.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kapil? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kapil as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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