Priyanka

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Priyanka

User Submitted Origins

     Indian (Sanskrit)
49%
     Hindu
31%
     English
14%
     Sanskrit
3%
     African
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Sri Lanka, the name Priyanka is of English origin and means "Happiness".
  • A user from India says the name Priyanka is of Hindu origin and means "Gift god".
  • According to a user from India, the name Priyanka is of Sanskrit origin and means "Origional is "priyankera". name of flower. originated from nepal".
  • According to a user from India, the name Priyanka is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Lovable".
  • According to a user from India, the name Priyanka means "Loveable".
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Notable Persons Named Priyanka

She was most active from 2000 to present. Priyanka was born on July 18th, 1982 in Jamshedpur, Bihar, India.

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Priyanka Bose is an actress. She has been prominent since 2007. Priyanka was born in 20.

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Priyanka was born as the child of Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi on January 12th, 1972 in Delhi, India.

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Priyanka Kothari is an actress and stage performer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Priyanka was born Priyanka Kothari on November 30th, 1983 in Varanasi. Priyanka is also known as Nisha Kothari and Amoga.

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Priyanka Trivedi is an actress and producer. Her ongoing career started in 2000. Priyanka was born Priyanka Trivedi on November 9th, 1977 in Calcutta, West Bengal India.

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Priyanka Sarkar is an actress. Priyanka was born Priyanka Sarkar on December 31st, 1990. Priyanka is also known as Banerjee and Priyanka.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Priyanka

Sri Priyanka is an actor. She was most prominent from 2014 to present. Sri was given the name Priyanka Gunasekaran in Puducherry.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1983 9 9 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 26 26 0
1986 22 22 0
1987 22 22 0
1988 25 25 0
1989 33 33 0
1990 40 40 0
1991 61 61 0
1992 65 65 0
1993 71 71 0
1994 78 78 0
1995 70 70 0
1996 83 83 0
1997 83 83 0
1998 84 84 0
1999 67 67 0
2000 58 58 0
2001 84 84 0
2002 68 68 0
2003 65 65 0
2004 49 49 0
2005 73 73 0
2006 60 60 0
2007 60 60 0
2008 45 45 0
2009 30 30 0
2010 38 38 0
2011 28 28 0
2012 35 35 0
2013 30 30 0
2014 20 20 0
2015 30 30 0
2016 26 26 0
2017 20 20 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Priyanka

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Priyanka as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Priyanka

  • How Popular is the name Priyanka? Priyanka is the 7,620th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Priyanka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,669 babies born with the first name Priyanka in the United States. That's more than enough people named Priyanka to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Priyanka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Priyanka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Priyanka is Thursday, May 2nd, 1963.
  • What year had the most people named Priyanka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Priyanka was in 1998 with a total of 84 babies.
  • Random Priyanka Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Priyanka is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Priyanka: Your name in reverse order is Aknayirp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kpaayrin. 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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