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Rishi

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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
270
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rishi mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Rishi

"Rishi" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Sage". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name used in India

Notable Persons Named Rishi

Rishi Kapoor is an actor, producer, and director. He was most prominent from 1970 to 1970. Rishi was born as the child of Raj Kapoor on September 4th, 1952 in Chembur.

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Rishi Sunak is a for Richmond (Yorks) and Member of parliament. He has had major accomplishments since 2015. Rishi was born on May 12th, 1980 in Hampshire.

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Rishi Rich is a bhangra (music), music of punjab, filmi, hindi, hip hop music, rhythm, blues, and uk garage musician. He was most active from 1992 to present. Rishi was given the name Rishpal Singh Rekhi . Rishi is also known as Rishi Rekhi and The Rishi Rich Project.

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Rishi aka Rishi Raj is a film & television actor and tv host. He has been prominent since 2003. Rishi was given the name C. Rishi in 7 in Chennai.

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Rishi was born on February 19th, 1990 in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

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Rishi Bhat is an entrepreneur, former child actor, entrepreneurship, child actor, and formerchild actor. Rishi was born on January 30th, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rishi

Richard Rishi is an actor and film actor. His career lasted from 1990 to 1990. Richard was given the name Richard Sharaf Babu on October 20th, 1977 in Chennai, India.

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Mukesh Rishi is an actor. He has been prominent since 1988. Mukesh was born in Kathua.

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Vineeta Rishi is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Vineeta was born on February 15th, 1975 in Bracknell.

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Rishi aka Rishi Raj is a film & television actor and tv host. He has been prominent since 2003. Rishi was given the name C. Rishi in 7 in Chennai.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 15 0 15
1975 14 0 14
1976 12 0 12
1977 21 0 21
1978 41 0 41
1979 28 0 28
1980 47 0 47
1981 52 0 52
1982 40 0 40
1983 47 0 47
1984 30 0 30
1985 46 0 46
1986 37 0 37
1987 36 0 36
1988 48 0 48
1989 49 0 49
1990 42 0 42
1991 38 0 38
1992 50 0 50
1993 47 0 47
1994 57 0 57
1995 55 0 55
1996 52 0 52
1997 40 0 40
1998 70 0 70
1999 72 0 72
2000 85 0 85
2001 94 0 94
2002 150 0 150
2003 128 0 128
2004 171 0 171
2005 184 0 184
2006 170 0 170
2007 205 0 205
2008 217 0 217
2009 173 0 173
2010 169 0 169
2011 135 0 135
2012 129 0 129
2013 142 0 142
2014 114 0 114
2015 134 0 134
2016 133 0 133

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Popularity of Rishi as a first name

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Popularity of Rishi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rishi U.S.
  White 11.11% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 82.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rishi

People with the last name Rishi are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Rishi

  • How Popular is the name Rishi? Rishi is the 4,565th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rishi was the 72,105th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rishi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,619 babies born with the first name Rishi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rishi to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rishi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Rishi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rishi is Wednesday, November 23rd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Rishi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rishi was in 2008 with a total of 217 babies.
  • Random Rishi Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rishi is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Rishi: Your name in reverse order is Ihsir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rhiis. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rishi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 270 people with the last name Rishi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rishi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rishi as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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