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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Krishan

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  • A user from Oregon, United States says the name Krishan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Chrysanthemum".
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Notable Persons Named Krishan

Krishan Kumar Modi is a president and modi enterprises. Krishan was born Krishan Kumar Modi on August 27th, 1940 in Patiala, India.


Krishan Kant was a Vice President of India, Governor of Tamil Nadu, Governor of Andhra Pradesh, List of governors of Tamil Nadu, and List of governors of Andhra Pradesh. Krishan was born on February 28th, 1927. He passed away on July 27th, 2002.


Krishan Kant Paul is a Governor of Uttarakhand, Governor of Manipur(Additional Charge), Governor of Meghalaya, Commissioner of Police, Delhi, List of governors of Uttarakhand, List of governors of Manipur, and List of governors of Meghalaya. Krishan was born on February 6th, 1948. Krishan is also known as Paul and K. K..


Krishan Chander was a writer. Krishan was born on November 23rd, 1914 in Wazirabad. He died on March 8th, 1977.


Krishan Kumar is a in the fields of sociology and history. Krishan was born in 1942.


Krishan Maheson is a record producer, rapping, and playback singer. Krishan was born on May 4th, 1983.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Krishan

His most notable accomplishments were from 1656 to 1664. Guru was born as the child of Guru Har Rai on July 23rd, 1656 in Kiratpur. Guru is also known as The Eighth Master and The Child Guru.


Nalini Krishan is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Nalini was born Nalini Krishan on August 30th, 1977 in Suva.


Rajendra was born on June 6th, 1919 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. He died on September 23rd, 1987.


Gopal Krishan was an indian classical music musician. He plays Vichitra veena. Gopal was born on July 26th, 1926. Gopal is also known as Gopal Krishan Sharma. He died on March 5th, 2004.


Kewal Krishan is a politician.


Kolluru Krishan is an engineer and entrepreneur.


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Popularity of Krishan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Krishan U.S.
  White 11.52% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 79.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.69% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Krishan

People with the last name Krishan are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Krishan

  • How Popular is the name Krishan? Krishan is the 19,024th most popular name of all time. As a last name Krishan was the 86,005th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Krishan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 384 babies born with the first name Krishan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Krishan 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 Krishan? 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 Krishan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Krishan is Sunday, September 13th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Krishan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Krishan was in 2002 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Krishan Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Krishan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Krishan: Your name in reverse order is Nahsirk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Niaskrh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Krishan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 217 people with the last name Krishan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Krishan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Krishan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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