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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kedar

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kid, the child within.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

R is for rewards, from your hard work

Notable Persons Named Kedar

Kedar was born on March 26th, 1985 in Pune.


Kedar Nath Singh is a poet. Kedar was born on July 7th, 1934 in Chakia, Uttar Pradesh.


Kedar Massenburg is a rhythm, blues, and soul music entrepreneurship, record producer, and talent manager. He was most active from 1995 to 1995. Kedar was given the name William Massenburg .


Kedar was born Kedar Shinde on January 16th, 1973 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Kedar Ghimire is a comedian, actor, impersonator, scriptwriter, and director. He has had major accomplishments since 2002. Kedar is also known as Magne Budho.


Kedar Pandit is an indian classical music musician. He plays Tabla. Kedar was born on January 6th, 1967.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kedar

Mordechai was born in 1952. Mordechai is also known as מרדכי קידר.


Veronica Kedar is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, editing, actor, director, producer, editor, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Veronica was born Veronica Kedar on April 27th, 1984 in Tel Aviv. Veronica is also known as Ronnie Kedar and Ronnie.


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Popularity of Kedar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kedar U.S.
  White 45.10% 64.26%
  African American 6.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 47.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kedar

People with the last name Kedar are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kedar

  • How Popular is the name Kedar? Kedar is the 16,526th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kedar was the 158,432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kedar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 488 babies born with the first name Kedar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kedar 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 Kedar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kedar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kedar is Thursday, October 5th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Kedar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kedar was in 1998 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Kedar Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kedar is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Kedar: Your name in reverse order is Radek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arekd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kedar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 102 people with the last name Kedar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kedar? Kedar is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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