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 Kher

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From Sanskrit गृह (gṛhá, “house, home”). Cognate with Hindi घर (ghar).

  1. house

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kher

Saiyami Kher is an actor and actress. Saiyami was born as the child of Uttara Mhatre Kher in 1992 in Nashik, Maharashtra, India.


Anupam Kher is an actor, producer, and director. He was most prominent from 1982 to present. Anupam was born on March 7th, 1955 in Shimla, Punjab, India.


Kirron Kher is a Member of the India Parliament, for Chandigarh, Memberof theIndia Parliament, and forChandigarh. Kirron was born on June 14th, 1955 in Punjab, India.


Kailash Kher is an independent music, filmi, pop rock, playback singer, sufi music, and folk music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2003. Kailash was born on July 7th, 1973 in New Delhi.


Uttara was born on December 29th, 1963.


Sikander Kher is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2008. Sikander was born Sikander Kher on October 31st, 1981 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kher U.S.
  White 8.73% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 86.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kher

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kher

  • How Popular is the name Kher? As a last name Kher was the 82,317th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Kher? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Kher was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Kher: Your name in reverse order is Rehk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Khre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kher? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 229 people with the last name Kher.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kher? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kher as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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