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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Simran

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from California, United States says the name Simran is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Prayer".
  • A submission from India says the name Simran means "Gift of god" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Simran is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Gift of god".
  • A submission from India says the name Simran means "Devotion".
  • According to a user from India, the name Simran means "Gift of god".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Simran

She was most active from 1995 to present. Simran was given the name Rishibala Naval on April 4th, 1976 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


She holds the title Femina Miss India Universe 2008 and Femina Miss India. Simran was born on September 13th, 1988 in Mumbai.


Simran Kaur is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2009. Simran was born in Lucknow. Simran is also known as Simran Kaur Bhalla.


Simran was born on October 12th, 1970.


Simran Judge is an actor. Simran was born in Mumbai.


Simran Mahendrawal is a model (people) and celebrity. They hold the title Top Model of the World India 2015 and Indian Princess 2015. Simran was born Simran Mahendrawal on October 13th, 1995 in Mussoorie, Dehradun district, Uttarakhand, India. Simran is also known as Simi Mahendrawal and Simi.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 6 6 0
1983 7 7 0
1985 5 5 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 17 12 5
1989 19 9 10
1990 21 13 8
1991 26 20 6
1992 26 18 8
1993 16 16 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 30 23 7
1996 100 88 12
1997 139 130 9
1998 150 135 15
1999 137 125 12
2000 165 155 10
2001 165 158 7
2002 149 143 6
2003 152 152 0
2004 143 143 0
2005 117 117 0
2006 124 116 8
2007 137 137 0
2008 115 110 5
2009 128 128 0
2010 94 89 5
2011 94 94 0
2012 60 60 0
2013 77 77 0
2014 68 68 0
2015 71 71 0
2016 68 68 0
2017 51 51 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 Simran

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Simran as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Simran

  • How Popular is the name Simran? Simran is the 5,577th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Simran have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,709 babies born with the first name Simran in the United States. That's more than enough people named Simran to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Simran? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Simran first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Simran is Tuesday, February 23rd, 1943.
  • What year had the most people named Simran born? The highest recorded use of the first name Simran was in 2001 with a total of 158 babies.
  • Random Simran Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Simran is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Simran: Your name in reverse order is Narmis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsrami. 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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