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 Kapoor

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  1. A kshatriya Punjabi surname.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor is an actor and film producer. He was most active from 2007 to present. Ranbir was born as the child of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh on September 28th, 1982 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Kareena was born as the child of Randhir Kapoor and Babita on September 21st, 1980 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Vaani was born on August 23rd, 1988 in Delhi, India.


Shraddha Kapoor is an actress, singer, and costume designer. She has been prominent since 2010. Shraddha was born as the child of Shakti Kapoor on March 3rd, 1989 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Shahid Kapoor is an actor. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Shahid was born as the child of Pankaj Kapur and Neelima Azeem on February 25th, 1981. Shahid is also known as Shahid Kapur.


Anil Kapoor is an actor, film producer, and producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Anil was born as the child of Surinder Kapoor on December 24th, 1956 in Chembur Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


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Popularity of Kapoor as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kapoor U.S.
  White 5.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 87.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.40% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kapoor

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kapoor

  • How Popular is the name Kapoor? As a last name Kapoor was the 8,663rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kapoor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kapoor is Thursday, October 29th, 1936.
  • How unique is the name Kapoor? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kapoor. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kapoor: Your name in reverse order is Roopak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ooapkr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kapoor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,794 people with the last name Kapoor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kapoor? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Kapoor as their last name.

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