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 Rishan

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Rishan is of Eritrea origin and means "Skyscraper Above all else".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Rishan is of Hindu origin and means "A good person".
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Alt. Meaning

R is for rich, in the love from others

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

H is for hug, give one today!

A is for acts, the daily acts of kindness shown to others

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Fun Facts about the name Rishan

  • How Popular is the name Rishan? Rishan is the 24,143rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rishan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 247 babies born with the first name Rishan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rishan 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 Rishan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rishan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rishan is Wednesday, September 16th, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Rishan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rishan was in 2015 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Rishan Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rishan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Rishan: Your name in reverse order is Nahsir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rihsan. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Rishan born Mar 9, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 950. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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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).