First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rakhi

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  • A submission from Bangladesh says the name Rakhi means "Nice" and is of Arabic origin.
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Borrowing from Hindi राखी (rākhī), from Sanskrit रक्षी (rakṣī).

  1. (in India) An ornamental wristband given by a young woman to a brother (or one who takes on the responsibilities of a brother)

Notable Persons Named Rakhi

Rakhi Sawant is an actor, television presenter, dance, politician, model (people), actress, dancer, and model. Rakhi was given the name Neeru Bheda on November 25th, 1978.


Rakhi Birla is a Member of Delhi Legislative Assembly and Member ofDelhi Legislative Assembly. Rakhi was born in 1987 in Delhi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rakhi

Mahbuba Islam Rakhi is an actress and model. Her ongoing career started in 2011. Mahbuba was born on July 21st, 1993 in Dhaka.


Fun Facts about the name Rakhi

  • How Popular is the name Rakhi? Rakhi is the 44,658th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rakhi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 59 babies born with the first name Rakhi in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rakhi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rakhi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rakhi is Friday, July 1st, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Rakhi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rakhi was in 1979 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Rakhi: Your name in reverse order is Ihkar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ikarh. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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