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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Nijhawan

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • According to a user from India, the name Nijhawan means "Nijhawan is punjabi word nijha+ awan= nijhawan which mean secretly protector.".
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Nijhawan

Sumit Nijhawan is an actor and writer. Sumit was given the name Sumeet Nijhawan on December 28th, 1978 in Meerut.


Sumeet Nijhawan is an actor. Sumeet was born on December 28th, 1978 in India.


Preetish Nijhawan is a co-founder and akamai technologies.


Bal Raj Nijhawan was a metallurgist. Bal was born on September 22nd, 1915 in Faisalabad. He died on April 6th, 2014.


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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nijhawan U.S.
  White 6.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 89.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nijhawan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Nijhawan

  • How Popular is the name Nijhawan? As a last name Nijhawan was the 116,829th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Nijhawan? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Nijhawan was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Nijhawan: Your name in reverse order is Nawahjin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nwahniaj. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nijhawan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 149 people with the last name Nijhawan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nijhawan? Nijhawan is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Nijhawan born Jul 29, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Japan approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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