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Origin and Meaning of Monish

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  • A user from India says the name Monish is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "God of books".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Mon"ish
To admonish; to warn. See Admonish.

Etymology: OE. monesten. See Admonish Monition

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  1. Advise or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
  2. Warn strongly; put on guard

From Old English monesten. See admonish, monition.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Monish

Karaparambil was born on September 8th, 1990 in Mumbai.


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Fun Facts about the name Monish

  • How Popular is the name Monish? Monish is the 42,538th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Monish have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68 babies born with the first name Monish in the United States. That's more than enough people named Monish 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 Monish? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Monish born? The highest recorded use of the first name Monish was in 2006 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Monish: Your name in reverse order is Hsinom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Omnhsi. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Monish born Apr 7, 1992

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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