• 347 Ketan


First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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How to Pronounce Ketan

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ketan

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

Notable Persons Named Ketan

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



Ketan was born on June 29th, 1957.



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


Fun Facts about the name Ketan

  • How Popular is the name Ketan? Ketan is the 19,825th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ketan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, 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 Etakn. 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).
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