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First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Nikhil

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 9 0 9
1973 8 0 8
1974 10 0 10
1975 12 0 12
1976 14 0 14
1977 11 0 11
1978 26 0 26
1979 21 0 21
1980 23 0 23
1981 25 0 25
1982 28 0 28
1983 36 0 36
1984 37 0 37
1985 45 0 45
1986 49 0 49
1987 67 0 67
1988 62 0 62
1989 52 0 52
1990 46 0 46
1991 73 0 73
1992 93 0 93
1993 91 0 91
1994 86 0 86
1995 100 0 100
1996 122 0 122
1997 129 0 129
1998 146 0 146
1999 187 0 187
2000 183 0 183
2001 193 0 193
2002 182 0 182
2003 201 0 201
2004 204 0 204
2005 209 0 209
2006 223 0 223
2007 261 0 261
2008 241 0 241
2009 244 0 244
2010 192 0 192
2011 190 0 190
2012 158 0 158
2013 156 0 156
2014 173 0 173
2015 123 0 123

Fun Facts about the name Nikhil

  • How many people with the first name Nikhil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,741 babies born with the first name Nikhil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nikhil 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 Nikhil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Nikhil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nikhil is Sunday, July 17th, 1927.
  • What year had the most people named Nikhil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nikhil was in 2007 with a total of 261 babies.
  • Random Nikhil Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nikhil is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Nikhil: Your name in reverse order is Lihkin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hnliki. How do you pronounce that?

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Popularity of Nikhil as a first name

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Nikhil" mean? The list below shows the origins of Nikhil as well as things modernly associated with the name Nikhil such as celebrities named Nikhil.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Nikhil

The name "Nikhil" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Complete". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Nikhil

Nikhil Nanda

Nikhil Nanda is a businessperson and businessman. Nikhil was born as the child of Ritu Nanda on March 18th, 1974 in Ludhiana.

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Nikhil Siddhartha

Nikhil Siddhartha is an actor. He was most active from 2003 to present. Nikhil was born on June 1st, 1985 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Nikhil Advani

Nikhil Advani is a producer, film director, and screenwriter. Nikhil was given the name Nikhil Suresh Advani on April 28th, 1971 in Mumbai.

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Nikhil Chinapa

Nikhil Chinapa is a famous individual. Nikhil was born on June 6th, 1973 in Bangalore.

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Nikhil Mathew

Nikhil Mathew is a classical music, music of india, and world music singing. He was most prominent from 2006 to 2006. Nikhil was born on October 23rd, 1983 in Kottayam.

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Nikhil Dwivedi

Nikhil Dwivedi is an actor. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Nikhil was born Nikhil Dwivedi on November 25th, 1979 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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  • Nikhil D'Souza
    (musician)
  • Nikhil Kumar
    (indian police service)
  • Nikhil Paul George
    (record producer)
  • Nikhil Chopra
    (cricketer)
  • Nikhil Upreti
    (actor)
  • Nikhil Srivastava
    (noteworthy human)
  • Nikhil Gupta
    (famed individual)
  • Nikhil Baran Sengupta
    (art director)
  • Nikhil Korula
    (singer-songwriter)
  • Nikhil Mohan Pattnaik
    (important individual)
  • Nikhil Wairagar
    (actor)

What does the name Nikhil mean?

Nis for nifty, how neat!

Iis for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Kis for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

His for handy, the helpful you.

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Lis for life, that you live so well.

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