Neha

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Neha

User Submitted Origins

English
27%
Indian (Sanskrit)
27%
Arabic
18%
Hindi
9%
Hindu
9%
Muslim
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Neha is of Unknown origin and means "Beautiful or intelligent".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Neha means "Loving" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from India, the name Neha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Gifted God or Love".
  • A submission from India says the name Neha means "Gifted god" and is of Unknown origin.
  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Neha is of Hindi origin and means "Love".

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Wiktionary

né- +‎ ha; the origin of is uncertain. For the same, compare némi, némely, némelyik, néhány, néhol.

Notable Persons Named Neha

Neha Kakkar is a music of bollywood singing and comedian. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Neha was born on June 6th, 1988 in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India.

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Neha Sharma is an actress and model. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Neha was born Neha Sharma on November 21st, 1987 in Bhagalpur.

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Neha Kapur is a model (people). She holds the title Femina Miss India Universe 2006 and Femina Miss India. Neha was born on March 31st, 1984 in India.

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Neha Dhupia is an actor and model (people). She holds the title Femina Miss India Universe 2002 and Femina Miss India. Neha was born on August 27th, 1980 in Kochi, India.

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Nia Sharma is an actress. She has been prominent since 2010. Nia was given the name Neha Sharma on September 17th, 1991 in Delhi.

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Neha Pendse is a film actress. Neha was born on November 29th, 1984 in Mumbai.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Neha

Neha is a film actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Neha was born on April 18th, 1977 in Maharashtra, India. Neha is also known as Raza and Shabana.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 9 9 0
1970 5 5 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 17 17 0
1974 21 21 0
1975 23 23 0
1976 31 31 0
1977 31 31 0
1978 33 33 0
1979 40 40 0
1980 36 36 0
1981 48 48 0
1982 50 50 0
1983 55 55 0
1984 43 43 0
1985 55 55 0
1986 70 70 0
1987 58 58 0
1988 60 60 0
1989 46 46 0
1990 68 68 0
1991 61 61 0
1992 73 73 0
1993 87 87 0
1994 92 92 0
1995 91 91 0
1996 88 88 0
1997 95 95 0
1998 124 124 0
1999 162 162 0
2000 219 219 0
2001 199 199 0
2002 215 215 0
2003 199 199 0
2004 223 223 0
2005 195 195 0
2006 173 173 0
2007 166 166 0
2008 143 143 0
2009 158 158 0
2010 111 111 0
2011 91 91 0
2012 90 90 0
2013 83 83 0
2014 67 67 0
2015 46 46 0
2016 38 38 0
2017 38 38 0

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Popularity of Neha as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Neha

  • How Popular is the name Neha? Neha is the 4,248th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Neha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,150 babies born with the first name Neha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Neha to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Neha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Neha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Neha is Thursday, September 24th, 1914.
  • What year had the most people named Neha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Neha was in 2004 with a total of 223 babies.
  • Random Neha Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Neha is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Neha: Your name in reverse order is Ahen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hean. How do you pronounce that?

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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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