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688
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kashmir

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  1. An area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
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From Hindi कश्मीर (kaśmīr) / Urdu کشمیر (kašmīr), from Sanskrit.

  1. A region of the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, located between (and de facto divided between) China, India, and Pakistan.

Kashmir was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Kashmir

Kashmir was born in 1941.

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Kashmir Bahia is an athlete for the Calgary Storm Prospects.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kashmir

He holds the title Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir. He was most active from 1885 to 1925. Pratap was born on July 18th, 1848 in Jammu. He breathed his last breath on September 23rd, 1925.

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How popular is the baby name Kashmir in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 6 6 0
1985 10 10 0
1986 5 5 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 14 14 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 13 13 0
1991 17 17 0
1992 11 11 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 11 11 0
2000 16 16 0
2001 22 15 7
2002 12 7 5
2003 13 13 0
2004 10 5 5
2005 14 8 6
2006 5 5 0
2007 7 7 0
2008 18 12 6
2009 20 11 9
2010 20 9 11
2011 22 11 11
2012 32 18 14
2013 43 15 28
2014 41 22 19
2015 60 23 37
2016 76 20 56
2017 69 18 51

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Popularity of Kashmir as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kashmir

  • How Popular is the name Kashmir? Kashmir is the 13,373rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kashmir have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 688 babies born with the first name Kashmir in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kashmir to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kashmir? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kashmir first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kashmir is Friday, March 4th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Kashmir born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kashmir was in 2016 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Kashmir Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kashmir is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Kashmir: Your name in reverse order is Rimhsak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kimsarh. 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.