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Origin and Meaning of Nirmala

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  • A submission from India says the name Nirmala means "Clean" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A user from India says the name Nirmala is of English origin and means "Clean".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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Notable Persons Named Nirmala

Nirmala Sitharaman is a Spokesperson for the Bharatiya Janata Party, Minister of State for Commerce, Industry (Independent Charge), Minister of State for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Spokesperson for theBharatiya Janata Party, Ministry of Commerce, Industry (India), and Ministry . Nirmala was born on August 18th, 1959 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.


Nirmala Devi was a vocalist and actress. Nirmala was born on June 7th, 1927 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. She left this life on June 15th, 1996.


She was most active from 1958 to present. Saroj was given the name Nirmala Kishanchand Sadhu Singh Nagpal on November 22nd, 1948 in Mumbai,India.


Nirmala was born on March 21st, 1923 in Chindawara, present day Madhya Pradesh, India. She breathed her last breath on February 23rd, 2011.


Nirmala was born on October 19th, 1929 in Nagpur. She passed away on May 1st, 2008.


Nirmala Rajasekar is a carnatic music and world music musician. She plays Saraswati veena.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Nirmala

Vijaya was born on February 20th, 1946.


Vennira Aadai Nirmala is an actor and film actress. She was most active from 1965 to present. Vennira is also known as A. B. Shanthi, Ushakumari, and Vennira Aadai Nirmala.


Common last names for Nirmala

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Fun Facts about the name Nirmala

  • How Popular is the name Nirmala? Nirmala is the 72,575th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nirmala have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Nirmala in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nirmala? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Nirmala first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nirmala is Wednesday, April 23rd, 1913.
  • What year had the most people named Nirmala born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nirmala was in 1977 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Nirmala: Your name in reverse order is Alamrin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anrmila. How do you pronounce that?

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