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


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 6 0 6
1976 5 0 5
1979 5 0 5
1982 7 0 7
1984 7 0 7
1986 9 0 9
1987 8 0 8
1988 9 0 9
1989 13 0 13
1990 22 0 22
1991 30 0 30
1992 40 0 40
1993 49 0 49
1994 38 0 38
1995 59 0 59
1996 64 0 64
1997 68 0 68
1998 53 0 53
1999 52 0 52
2000 52 0 52
2001 32 0 32
2002 41 0 41
2003 32 0 32
2004 29 0 29
2005 37 0 37
2006 28 0 28
2007 21 0 21
2008 17 0 17
2009 18 0 18
2010 17 0 17
2011 20 0 20
2012 19 0 19
2013 14 0 14
2014 14 0 14
2015 17 0 17

Fun Facts about the name Kishan

  • How many people with the first name Kishan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 952 babies born with the first name Kishan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kishan to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kishan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kishan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kishan is Thursday, December 28th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Kishan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kishan was in 1997 with a total of 68 babies.
  • Random Kishan Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kishan is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Kishan: Your name in reverse order is Nahsik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsiahk. How do you pronounce that?
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Common last names for Kishan

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Kishan

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

Notable Persons With the Name Kishan

Kishan Shrikanth

Kishan Shrikanth is a film director, film editor, actor, and film editing. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Kishan was born Kishan Shrikanth on January 6th, 1996 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.


Kishan Maharaj

Kishan Maharaj was an indian classical music musician. He plays Tabla. He was most active from 1934 to 2008. Kishan was born on September 3rd, 1923 in Varanasi. He left this life on May 4th, 2008.


K. C. Tyagi

K. C. Tyagi is a national secretary general, national spokesperson, and janata dal (united). K. was given the name Kishan Chand Tyagi on December 10th, 1950 in Morta, Ghaziabad District, Uttar Pradesh.


Kishan Reddy Gangapuram

Kishan Reddy Gangapuram is an MLA and Member of the Legislative Assembly (India). Kishan was born on May 15th, 1964 in Timmapur village,Kandukur Mandal, Rangareddy district, Telangana.


Kishan Singh Rathore

Kishan Singh Rathore is a leading somebody.


Kishan Singh Sangwan

Kishan Singh Sangwan was an MP and Member of parliament. Kishan was born on June 15th, 1948 in Sonipat. He left this life on December 2nd, 2012.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kishan

Sundeep Kishan

Sundeep Kishan is a notable person.


Ravi Kishan

Ravi Kishan is an actor, voice acting, and voice actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Ravi was given the name Ravi Kishan Shukla, on July 17th, 1971 in Kerakat. Ravi is also known as Babbu.


Ishan Kishan

Ishan Kishan is a noteworthy individual. Ishan was born on July 18th, 1998 in Patna.


Vinoth Kishan

Vinoth Kishan is an actor and film actor. He was most active from 2001 to present. Vinoth was born in Chennai. Vinoth is also known as Vinod.


Jai Kishan

Jai Kishan is a Delhi Legislative.


Guru Radha Kishan

Guru Radha Kishan was a leading individual. Guru was born in 1925 in Madhya Pradesh, India. Guru is also known as Comrade Radha Kishan Guru. He left this life in 1996.


What does the name Kishan mean?

Kis for keen, your sense of honesty.

Iis for infinite, are your possibilities

Sis for serene, your calm time.

His for handy, the helpful you.

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

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