Kunal

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kunal

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Indian (Sanskrit)
45%
Hindi
18%
English
18%
Aboriginal
9%
Arabic
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from India says the name Kunal is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "The most famous meaning of Kunal is in Sanskrit which is "Lotus". Kunal also means "bird with beautiful eyes", "someone who sees beauty in everything" or "one with beautiful eyes"".
  • A user from India says the name Kunal is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "From the word Kunala for a bird found in the Himalayas, name of the son of emperor Asoka".
  • A submission from India says the name Kunal means "Like gold" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from Maryland, United States says the name Kunal is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Lotus Eyes One who sees beauty in everything.".

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Notable Persons Named Kunal

Kunal Nayyar is an actor and writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Kunal was born on April 30th, 1981 in London, England, UK.

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Kunal Kapoor is an actor. He was most active from 2005 to present. Kunal was born on October 18th, 1977 in Mumbai, India.

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Kunal Khemu is an actor. He was most active from 1989 to present. Kunal was born on May 25th, 1983 in Srinagar.

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Kunal Ganjawala is a musician. He was most active from 2002 to present. Kunal was born on April 14th, 1972 in Pune, Maharashtra, India.

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Kunal Bahl is a ceo and snapdeal.

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Kunal Kohli is a director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kunal

Kunal was a film actor. Their career lasted from 1999 to 2007. Kunal was born Kunal on September 29th, 1977 in Haryana. They breathed their last breath on February 7th, 2008.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 0 5
1978 9 0 9
1981 13 0 13
1982 24 0 24
1983 51 0 51
1984 51 0 51
1985 43 0 43
1986 44 0 44
1987 45 0 45
1988 44 0 44
1989 36 0 36
1990 38 0 38
1991 53 0 53
1992 34 0 34
1993 46 0 46
1994 60 0 60
1995 31 0 31
1996 52 0 52
1997 38 0 38
1998 48 0 48
1999 54 0 54
2000 49 0 49
2001 43 0 43
2002 37 0 37
2003 34 0 34
2004 37 0 37
2005 30 0 30
2006 28 0 28
2007 19 0 19
2008 17 0 17
2009 30 0 30
2010 9 0 9
2011 14 0 14
2012 15 0 15
2013 8 0 8
2014 11 0 11
2015 10 0 10
2016 6 0 6
2017 6 0 6

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Popularity of Kunal as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kunal

  • How Popular is the name Kunal? Kunal is the 9,266th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kunal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,222 babies born with the first name Kunal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kunal to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kunal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kunal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kunal is Wednesday, January 12th, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Kunal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kunal was in 1994 with a total of 60 babies.
  • Random Kunal Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kunal is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Kunal: Your name in reverse order is Lanuk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nlauk. 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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