Monisha

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Monisha

"Monisha" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Intellectual". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Monisha

Mana Shetty is a fashion designer and social worker. Mana was given the name Monisha Kadri in 1965.

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Monisha Kaltenborn is a notable individual. Monisha was given the name Monisha Narang on May 10th, 1971 in Dehradun, India.

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Monisha Unni was a film actress. She was most active from 1986 to 1992. Monisha was born on January 24th, 1971 in Panniyankara. She passed away on December 5th, 1992.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 6 6 0
1969 8 8 0
1970 11 11 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 18 18 0
1974 13 13 0
1975 19 19 0
1976 33 33 0
1977 29 29 0
1978 29 29 0
1979 31 31 0
1980 32 32 0
1981 31 31 0
1982 28 28 0
1983 86 86 0
1984 56 56 0
1985 25 25 0
1986 47 47 0
1987 42 42 0
1988 52 52 0
1989 59 59 0
1990 37 37 0
1991 58 58 0
1992 51 51 0
1993 49 49 0
1994 49 49 0
1995 51 51 0
1996 60 60 0
1997 32 32 0
1998 32 32 0
1999 19 19 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 13 13 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 9 9 0
2004 8 8 0
2005 10 10 0
2007 11 11 0
2008 15 15 0
2009 5 5 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 6 6 0
2012 5 5 0
2014 5 5 0

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Popularity of Monisha as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Monisha

  • How Popular is the name Monisha? Monisha is the 9,014th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Monisha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,248 babies born with the first name Monisha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Monisha to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Monisha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Monisha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Monisha is Monday, December 25th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Monisha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Monisha was in 1983 with a total of 86 babies.
  • Random Monisha Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Monisha is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Monisha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsinom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nimaosh. 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.