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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 Shashi

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  • According to a user from India, the name Shashi is of Hindi origin and means "Night".
  • A submission from Utah, United States says the name Shashi means "Moon" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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Notable Persons Named Shashi

Shashi Kapoor is an actor, director, and producer. His career lasted from 1941 to 1999. Shashi was given the name Balbir Raj Prithviraj Kapoor by his parent Prithviraj Kapoor on March 18th, 1938 in Kolkata. Shashi is also known as Balbir, Shashi, Balbir Raj, Shasha (used by his brother, Shammi Kapoor), and Shashi Baba.


Shashi Tharoor is a writer, public intellectual, former united nations official, and united nations. Shashi was born on March 9th, 1956.


Shashi Kant Sharma is a Defence secretary of India, Comptroller, Auditor General of IndiaMember of the UN Board of Auditors, and Auditor General of India. Shashi was born on September 25th, 1952.


Shashi Deshpande is a writer. Shashi was born in 1938.


Shashi Ruia is a chairman and co-founder and essar group. Shashi was born in 1931.


Shashi Kiran Shetty is an executive chairman, allcargo logistics ltd & ecu hold nv, and allcargo logistics ltd & ecu hold nv (belgium). Shashi was born on June 7th, 1959 in Bantwal.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shashi

Bobo Shashi is a film score composer, music director, singer, instrumentalist, arranger, and programmer. He was most active from 2000 to present. Bobo was born on October 12th, 1981 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Bobo is also known as Bobo.


Shyam Singh Shashi is an anthropologist, social scientist, and writer.


Fun Facts about the name Shashi

  • How Popular is the name Shashi? Shashi is the 89,040th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shashi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Shashi in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shashi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shashi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shashi is Friday, October 27th, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Shashi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shashi was in 1982 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shashi: Your name in reverse order is Ihsahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hihsas. How do you pronounce that?

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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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