Lakshmi

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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lakshmi

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     Indian (Sanskrit)
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     English
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  • A submission from Malaysia says the name Lakshmi means "God" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from Minnesota, United States says the name Lakshmi is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Hindu goddess of fortune and prosperity".
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  1. Hindu goddess of fortune and prosperity
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From Sanskrit लक्ष्मी (lakṣmī, “mark, sign”).

  1. The Hindu goddess of wealth, the consort of Vishnu and married to Rama (in her incarnation as Sita) and Krishna (as Rukmini and Radha).
  2. A female given name used in India.

Lakshmi was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Lakshmi

Lakshmi Mittal is a chairman & ceo of, arcelormittal, owner of karrick limited, co-owner of, and queens park rangers f.c. Lakshmi was given the name Lakshmi Niwas Mittal on June 15th, 1950 in Rajgarh (Rajasthan).

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Raai Laxmi is an actress, model, stage performer, dancer, actor, and model (people). She was most prominent from 2005 to present. Raai was given the name Lakshmi Raibagi in 1985.

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Lakshmi Menon is an actress, dancer, and singer. Lakshmi was born on May 19th, 1996 in Kochi.

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Lakshmi Narayan is an actor and film actress. Lakshmi was given the name Lakshmi Yaragudipati by her parent Yaragudipati Varada Rao on December 13th, 1952 in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Lakshmi Manchu is an actress, producer, and television presenter. Lakshmi was given the name Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna by her parent Mohan Babu.

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Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2010. Lakshmi was born in 9 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Lakshmi is also known as LP.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi is a model. Padma was given the name Padma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidynathan on September 1st, 1970 in Chennai.

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Jayachitra is an actress. Jayachitra was given the name Lakshmi on September 9th, 1957 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Jyothi Lakshmi is an actor and film actor. She was most active from 1963 to 2009.

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Surabhi Lakshmi is an actress. She was most prominent from 2005 to present. Surabhi was born on November 11th, 1986 in Narikkuni.

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Sruthi Lakshmi is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Sruthi was given the name Sruthi Jose on September 8th, 1986 in Kannur, Kerala, India.

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Sennalkudi Narayana Thevar Lakshmi was a film actor. She was most prominent from 1940 to 2012. Sennalkudi was given the name Lakshmi in 1927 in Madras Presidency,. She passed away on February 20th, 2012.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 7 7 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 9 9 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 5 5 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 10 10 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 10 10 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 5 5 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 8 8 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 13 13 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 16 16 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 17 17 0
2002 20 20 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 19 19 0
2005 29 29 0
2006 24 24 0
2007 35 35 0
2008 31 31 0
2009 27 27 0
2010 33 33 0
2011 56 56 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 36 36 0
2014 23 23 0
2015 30 30 0
2016 29 29 0
2017 28 28 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Fun Facts about the name Lakshmi

  • How Popular is the name Lakshmi? Lakshmi is the 13,101st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lakshmi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 712 babies born with the first name Lakshmi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lakshmi to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lakshmi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Lakshmi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lakshmi is Friday, April 10th, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Lakshmi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lakshmi was in 2011 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Lakshmi Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lakshmi is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Lakshmi: Your name in reverse order is Imhskal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mklaihs. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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