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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Origin and Meaning of Ramesh

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from India says the name Ramesh means "Vishnu" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Ramesh means "Love" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from United States says the name Ramesh is of Hindu origin and means "Lord of the Lord Ram, Lord Shiva".
  • A submission from Nepal says the name Ramesh means "Always happy" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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Sanskrit, meaning "husband of Rama ( the goddess Lakshmi )", an epithet of Vishnu and Krishna.

  1. A male given name used in Nepal and India.

Notable Persons Named Ramesh

Remo D'Souza is an actor, film director, choreography, film actor, director, and choreographer. He has had major accomplishments since 1995. Remo was given the name Ramesh Gopi Nair on April 2nd, 1972 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.


Ramesh Aravind is an actor, producer, director, screenwriter, and speaker. His ongoing career started in 1984. Ramesh was born on September 10th, 1964 in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India.


Ramesh Sippy is a film director and producer. Ramesh was born Ramesh Sippy as the child of G. P. Sippy on January 23rd, 1947 in Karachi.


Ramesh Thilak is an actor and radio jockey. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Ramesh was born in Tamil Nadu, India.


Ramesh Vinayakam is a filmi, world music, and carnatic music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1986 to present. Ramesh was born Ramesh Vinayakam on July 7th, 1963. Ramesh is also known as Ramesh Vinayagam.


Ramesh Deo is an actor. His career lasted from 1956 to 1956. Ramesh was born in 1929 in Kolhapur.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ramesh

Rao Ramesh is an actor.


Jairam Ramesh is a Minister of Rural Development, Ministry of Environment, Forests, Member of Parliament, Ministry of Rural Development (India), Forests (India), and Parliament of India. Jairam was born on April 9th, 1955 in Chikmagalur, Karnataka.


Jithan Ramesh is an actor, film producer, film actor, and producer. He was most prominent from 2005 to present. Jithan was given the name Ramesh Choudary in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Jithan is also known as Jithan Ramesh.


Sadagoppan Ramesh is a cricketer. Sadagoppan was born on October 16th, 1975 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India.


A.M.R Ramesh is a director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. A.M.R was born in Hanumantha Nagar, Bengaluru, India. A.M.R is also known as AMR.


Meher Ramesh is a writer, director, actor, and film director. He has had major accomplishments since 2005. Meher was born in Vijayawada.


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International Interest for Ramesh

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Popularity of Ramesh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ramesh U.S.
  White 4.45% 64.26%
  African American 0.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 93.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ramesh

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ramesh

  • How Popular is the name Ramesh? Ramesh is the 28,206th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ramesh was the 16,108th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ramesh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 181 babies born with the first name Ramesh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ramesh 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 Ramesh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ramesh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ramesh is Tuesday, September 26th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Ramesh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ramesh was in 1980 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Ramesh Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ramesh is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Ramesh: Your name in reverse order is Hsemar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahsmre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ramesh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,797 people with the last name Ramesh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ramesh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ramesh as their last name since less than 1 person in 164k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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