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Nikhil

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

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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

Want to know about the popularity of the Nikhil baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,741 babies born with the name Nikhil in the United States. That's more than enough Nikhils 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). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Nikhil" was in 2007 with a total of 261 babies.

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Nikhil" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 16 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 209 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Nikhil popular?

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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.

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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Nikhil

Nikhil Advani
Nikhil Advani Hero
Nikhil Bahl
Nikhil Baviskar
Nikhil Goyal
Nikhil Nanda
Nikhil Pal Singh
Nikhil Sharma
Nikhil Advani Wwf
Nikhil Singh

Alternative Meanings

N is for nice, need I say more?

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

K is for kid, the child within.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

L is for lucky, who is more?

Your name in reverse order is "Lihkin". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ikihnl". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Nikhil born Feb 21, 1922

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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 Southern Australia approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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