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 Sahana

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from India, the name Sahana is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "One type of ragam(music)".
  • A submission from India says the name Sahana means "Patience" and is of Hindu origin.
  • A user from Massachusetts, United States says the name Sahana means "Goddess laxmi".
  • A submission from India says the name Sahana means "Patients" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Sahana means "Princess".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Sahana

She holds the title Miss Nepal Earth 2010 and Miss NepalEarth2010. Sahana was born Sahana Bajracharya on August 15th, 1989 in Kathmandu.


Sahana was born on March 6th, 1982 in Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka, India.


Sahana Pradhan was a Minister of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Nepal). Sahana was born on June 17th, 1927 in Ason. She breathed her last breath on September 22nd, 2014.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 5 5 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 9 9 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 17 17 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 20 20 0
1999 28 28 0
2000 30 30 0
2001 48 48 0
2002 36 36 0
2003 49 49 0
2004 44 44 0
2005 69 69 0
2006 74 74 0
2007 128 128 0
2008 150 150 0
2009 152 152 0
2010 150 150 0
2011 160 160 0
2012 134 134 0
2013 120 120 0
2014 121 121 0
2015 120 120 0
2016 115 115 0
2017 136 136 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Sahana

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Sahana as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Sahana

  • How Popular is the name Sahana? Sahana is the 6,908th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sahana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,953 babies born with the first name Sahana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sahana to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sahana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Sahana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sahana was in 2011 with a total of 160 babies.
  • Random Sahana Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sahana is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 32 babies in California have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Sahana: Your name in reverse order is Anahas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hnaasa. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Sahana born Oct 19, 1930

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 Western Australia approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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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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