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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mahadevan

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from India says the name Mahadevan means "Maha = Great Devan = God Mahadevan = Great God. Also it is the other name of Shiva and is attributed as God of Gods" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Mahadevan means "SUPREME GOD" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Mahadevan

Mahadevan is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Mahadevan was given the name Pithamagan Mahadevan .


Mahadevan Sathasivam was a cricketer. Mahadevan was born on October 18th, 1915 in Sri Lanka. He breathed his last breath on July 9th, 1977.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mahadevan

Shankar Mahadevan is a music of india and playback singer singing and composer. He plays Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Shankar was born on March 3rd, 1967 in Chembur.


Nithyasree Mahadevan is a carnatic music – indian classical music, playback singing, carnatic music, and playback singer musician. She was most prominent from 1987 to present. Nithyasree was born on August 25th, 1973. Nithyasree is also known as Nithya.


Anant Mahadevan is a film director, writer, actor, and writerandactor. He was most prominent from 1984 to present. Anant was born in Thrissur, Kerala, India.


Siddharth Mahadevan is an indian rock and bollywood musician. He has been prominent since 2011. Siddharth was born on April 16th, 1993 in India.


K. V. Mahadevan was a film score and theatre music director. His most notable accomplishments were from 1942 to 1992. K. was given the name Krishnankoil Venkatachalam Mahadevan on March 14th, 1918 in Nagercoil. K. is also known as Mama. He breathed his last breath on June 21st, 2001.


Raman Mahadevan is a playback singer, soundtracks, and jingle musician. He was most active from 2003 to present.


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Popularity of Mahadevan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mahadevan U.S.
  White 3.12% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 94.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mahadevan

People with the last name Mahadevan are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Mahadevan

  • How Popular is the name Mahadevan? As a last name Mahadevan was the 42,308th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Mahadevan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Mahadevan is Saturday, August 23rd, 1930.
  • How unique is the name Mahadevan? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Mahadevan. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Mahadevan: Your name in reverse order is Navedaham. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Haenmvdaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mahadevan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 513 people with the last name Mahadevan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mahadevan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mahadevan as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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