First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kushal mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kushal

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  • A user from India says the name Kushal is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Skillful, clever, brilliant".
  • According to a user from South Carolina, United States, the name Kushal is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Clever".
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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

A is for attractive, inside and out

L is for luster, your shine.

Notable Persons Named Kushal

Kushal Tandon is a model and actor. He was most active from 2005 to present. Kushal was born in Lucknow, India.


Kushal Punjabi is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2002. Kushal was born on April 23rd, 1986 in Mumbai.


He was most active from 1974 to present. Kushal was born in 1966 in Kolkata.


Kushal was born in 1905 in Golaghat, Assam. He passed away on June 15th, 1943.


Kushal Das is a musician. Kushal was born in Kolkata, India.


Fun Facts about the name Kushal

  • How Popular is the name Kushal? Kushal is the 18,130th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kushal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 417 babies born with the first name Kushal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kushal 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 Kushal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kushal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kushal was in 2004 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Kushal Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kushal is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Kushal: Your name in reverse order is Lahsuk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahklus. 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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