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since 1880
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Notable Persons Named Raman

Raman was born in 1929. Raman is also known as psycho raman. He died in 1995.


Raman Lamba was a cricketer. Raman was born on January 2nd, 1960 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India. He passed away on February 23rd, 1998.


Raman Mahadevan is a playback singer, soundtracks, and jingle musician. He was most active from 2003 to present.


Raman Hui is a computer animator, film director, and computer animation. Raman was given the name Raman Hui Shing-Ngai in 1963 in British Hong Kong.


Raman Parimala is a in the field of algebra. Raman was born in 1948.


Raman Roy is a chairman and managing director and quatrro. Raman was born in Delhi, India.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Raman

Sir Chandrasekhara Raman was a scientist in the field of physics. Chandrasekhara was born on November 7th, 1888 in Thiruvanaikaval. He breathed his last breath on November 21st, 1970.


Vyjayanthimala Bali is an actress, indian classical dancer, carnatic singer, golfer, politician, indian classical dance, carnatic music, and professional golfer. She was most active from 1949 to 1968. Vyjayanthimala was given the name Vyjayanthimala Raman by her parent Vasundhara Devi on August 13th, 1936. Vyjayanthimala is also known as Vaijayanthimala, Vyjayanti Mala, Vyjantimala, and Vaijayantimala Bali.


Kalabhavan Mani is an actor, playback singer, music director, and film actor. His ongoing career started in 1995. Kalabhavan was given the name Mani Raman in Chalakudy, Kerala, India.


Vimala Raman is a film actress and model. Vimala was born on January 23rd, 1982 in Sydney.


Vidyulekha Raman is an actress and comedienne. Her ongoing career started in 2012. Vidyulekha was born as the child of Mohan V. Raman on November 4th, 1991 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Vidyulekha is also known as Vidyu.


Priya Raman is an actress in films, tv serials, and producer of tv serials. She was most prominent from 1993 to 1999. Priya was born in Aluva, Kerala, India.


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Popularity of Raman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Raman U.S.
  White 8.78% 64.26%
  African American 2.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 81.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Raman

People with the last name Raman are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Raman

  • How Popular is the name Raman? Raman is the 21,219th most popular name of all time. As a last name Raman was the 14,105th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Raman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 314 babies born with the first name Raman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raman to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Raman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raman is Friday, August 31st, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Raman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raman was in 1973 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Random Raman Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raman is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Raman: Your name in reverse order is Namar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arnam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Raman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,131 people with the last name Raman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Raman? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Raman as their last name since less than 1 person in 139k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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