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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Kishon

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Perhaps from Manx.

  1. (rare) A measure used in the Isle of Man, similar to a peck.

Notable Persons With the Name Kishon

Kishon Khan is an afro-cuban jazz and jazz pianist, composer, arrangement, and record producer. He plays Piano. He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Kishon was born in Bangladesh.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kishon

Ephraim Kishon was an important person. Ephraim was given the name Ferenc Hoffmann on August 23rd, 1924 in Budapest, Hungary. He breathed his last breath on January 29th, 2005.


Sara Kishon was an influential person. Sara was given the name Sara Lipovitz on October 8th, 1931 in Tel Aviv. She passed away on March 24th, 2002.


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Popularity of Kishon as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Kishon

  • How Popular is the name Kishon? Kishon is the 21,768th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kishon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 282 babies born with the first name Kishon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kishon 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 Kishon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kishon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kishon is Thursday, March 16th, 1939.
  • What year had the most people named Kishon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kishon was in 2003 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kishon: Your name in reverse order is Nohsik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ionksh. How do you pronounce that?

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What does the name Kishon mean?

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Iis for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Sis for serene, your calm time.

His for hand, that you always give.

Ois for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Nis for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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