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

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Origin and Meaning of Mahesh

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Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A user from India says the name Mahesh is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "God".
  • A submission from India says the name Mahesh means "Lord shiva" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Mahesh means "Husband of mother godess" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A submission from Malaysia says the name Mahesh means "God" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.

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Notable Persons Named Mahesh

Mahesh Babu is a film actor. He was most active from 1979 to 1990. Mahesh was given the name Mahesh Ghattamaneni by his parent Krishna (actor) on August 9th, 1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


Mahesh Bhatt is a director, producer, screenwriter, and film director. Mahesh was born as the child of Nanabhai Bhatt on September 20th, 1948 in Mumbai.


Mahesh Manjrekar is a film actor, director, producer, singer, editor, and politician. Mahesh was born on May 13th, 1958 in Mumbai, India.


Mahesh Bhupathi is a tennis player. Mahesh was born on June 7th, 1974 in Chennai, India.


Mahesh Jadu is an actor and composer. He was most prominent from 2008 to 2008. Mahesh was born Mahesh Jadu on October 26th, 1982 in Carlton, Victoria. Mahesh is also known as Jadunundu and Mahesh.


Mahesh Thakur is an actor and business man. He was most active from 1999 to 1999. Mahesh was born on October 1st, 1969 in Mumbai.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mahesh

Mahesh is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2010. Mahesh was born in Chinnalapatti.


Yo Mahesh is a cricketer. Yo was born on December 21st, 1987 in Chennai.


Dr. Ashwin Mahesh is a social worker and politics.


Chandra Mahesh is a film director, film producer, actor, director, and producer. Chandra was born Chandra Mahesh on November 8th, 1968.


Chinar Kharkar & Mahesh Ogale is a musician, singer, and lyricist. They were most prominent from 11 to 11. Chinar was given the name Chinar & Mahesh .


B. G. Mahesh is a founder & managing director - greynium information technologies pvt. ltd.


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Popularity of Mahesh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mahesh U.S.
  White 3.07% 64.26%
  African American 1.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 91.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mahesh

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

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Fun Facts about the name Mahesh

  • How Popular is the name Mahesh? Mahesh is the 26,292nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Mahesh was the 44,109th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mahesh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 209 babies born with the first name Mahesh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mahesh 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 Mahesh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Mahesh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mahesh is Monday, October 10th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Mahesh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mahesh was in 2007 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Mahesh Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mahesh is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Mahesh: Your name in reverse order is Hseham. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maeshh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mahesh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 488 people with the last name Mahesh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mahesh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mahesh 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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  • 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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