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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mohan

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  • A submission from Sri Lanka says the name Mohan means ""god of kindness"" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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  • From Sanskrit मोहन (mōhana)
  1. A male given name used commonly in India.

Notable Persons Named Mohan

Mohan Babu is an actor, director, producer, educationalist, politician, social worker, and philanthropist. He has had major accomplishments since 1975. Mohan was born in Modhugulapalem, Madras State, India.


Mohan is an actor and producer. He was most prominent from 1977 to 1991. Mohan was given the name Mohan Rao . Mohan is also known as Kokila Mohan and Mike Mohan.


Mohan Raja is a film director and screenwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 2001. Mohan was given the name Raja Mohan on May 30th, 1976 in Madurai.


Mohan Bhagwat is a sarsanghchalak and sarsanghchalak (chief of rss). Mohan was born on September 11th, 1950 in Chandrapur.


Crazy" Mohan is a comedy actor, playwright, and screenwriter. Crazy" was given the name Mohan Rangachari on October 16th, 1949.


Mohan Krishan Indraganti is a film director and screenwriter. Mohan was born in Tanuku, Andhra Pradesh.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mohan

Neeti Mohan is a musician. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Neeti was born Neeti Mohan on November 18th, 1979 in Delhi, India.


Jayam Ravi is an actor. Jayam was given the name Ravi Mohan on September 10th, 1980 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.


Manjima Mohan is an actress. She was most prominent from 1998 to present. Manjima was born on March 11th, 1993 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.


Louise Bryant was a journalist. Louise was given the name Anna Louise Mohan on December 5th, 1885 in San Francisco, California, U.S. She breathed her last breath on January 6th, 1936.


Sujatha is a musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1974 to present. Sujatha was given the name Sujatha Mohan on March 31st, 1963 in Thiruvananthapuram, India. Sujatha is also known as സുജാത മോഹന്‍ (Malayalam).


Shakti Mohan is a dancer and actress. She was most prominent from 2009 to present. Shakti was born in Mumbai, India. Shakti is also known as Shakasti.


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Popularity of Mohan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mohan U.S.
  White 39.33% 64.26%
  African American 6.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 48.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mohan

People with the last name Mohan are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Mohan

  • How Popular is the name Mohan? Mohan is the 24,929th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mohan was the 5,616th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mohan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 231 babies born with the first name Mohan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mohan 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 Mohan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mohan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mohan is Tuesday, February 16th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Mohan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mohan was in 2014 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Mohan Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mohan 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 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Mohan: Your name in reverse order is Nahom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahmno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mohan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,188 people with the last name Mohan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mohan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Mohan as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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