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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Ketan

  • How many people with the first name Ketan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 347 babies born with the first name Ketan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ketan 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 Ketan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ketan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ketan is Wednesday, April 27th, 1955.
  • What year had the most people named Ketan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ketan was in 1980 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Ketan Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ketan is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Ketan: Your name in reverse order is Natek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etnak. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Ketan as a first name

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ketan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ketan as well as things modernly associated with the name Ketan such as celebrities named Ketan.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Ketan

The name "Ketan" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Home". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Ketan

Ketan Mehta

Ketan Mehta is a film director and screenwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 1975. Ketan was born in Gujarat, India.


Ketan Anand

Ketan Anand is a noteworthy somebody.


Ketan Desai

Ketan Desai is an influential human. Ketan was born on June 29th, 1957.


Ketan Mulmuley

Ketan Mulmuley is a notable person.


KJ Patel

KJ Patel is a notable person in the fields of cancer, medical genetics, and fanconi anemia. KJ was given the name Ketan Jayakrishna Patel in Nairobi.


Ketan Ramanlal Bulsara

Ketan Ramanlal Bulsara is an important individual.

  • Ketan Rahangdale
    (ceo of eartop technologies)

What does the name Ketan mean?

Kis for keen, your sense of honesty.

Eis for explorer, always ready for the next journey

Tis for touching, the way you show you are.

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Nis for notable, distinguished are your feats

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