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 Shikha

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from India says the name Shikha means "Always at top" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from India says the name Shikha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Light on top of a diya".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Shikha is of ??? origin and means "Leaf".
  • A user from India says the name Shikha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Peak of mountain".
  • A submission from India says the name Shikha means "Top of the mountain" and is of Hindi origin.
Other origins: Hindu

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Alt. Meaning

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

H is for heart, warm and loving.

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

Notable Persons Named Shikha

Shikha Sharma is a bank and banker. Shikha was born on November 19th, 1958 in India.


Shikha Joshi was an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Shikha was born on January 1st, 1975. She left this life on May 16th, 2015.


Shikha Singh is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Shikha was born in India.


Shikha was born in 23. Shikha is also known as Swarup Shikha. She passed away on April 21st, 1978.


Shikha was born in 1985.


Shikha Uberoi is a tennis player. Shikha was born on April 5th, 1983 in Bombay, India.


Fun Facts about the name Shikha

  • How Popular is the name Shikha? Shikha is the 23,156th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shikha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 267 babies born with the first name Shikha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shikha 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 Shikha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Shikha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shikha is Thursday, August 11th, 1960.
  • What year had the most people named Shikha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shikha was in 1996 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shikha: Your name in reverse order is Ahkihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iakhhs. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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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