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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sinha

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Sinha is of Japanese origin and means "Moonlight".
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  1. Eye dialect spelling of senhora, representing Caipira Portuguese.

Notable Persons Named Sinha

Sinha is a soccer player for the Querétaro F.C., América Futebol Clube (RN), Saltillo Soccer, C.F. Monterrey, Deportivo Toluca F.C., and Mexico national football team. Sinha was born on May 23rd, 1976 in Itajá, Rio Grande do Norte.


Sinha was born on June 6th, 1905. He passed away on April 22nd, 1977.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sinha

Sonakshi Sinha is an actor, singing, rapping, actress, singer, and rapper. Sonakshi was born Sonakshi Sinha as the child of Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam Sinha on June 2nd, 1987 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Shatrughan Sinha is an actor and politician. Shatrughan was born on December 9th, 1945 in Patna, Bihar, India.


Poonam Sinha is an actor. Poonam was given the name Poonam Chandiramani on November 3rd, 1949 in Hyderabad. Poonam is also known as Komal.


Arunima was born in 1988. Arunima is also known as Sonu.


Paul Sinha is a general practitioner, celebrity, comedian, and television personality. He has been prominent since 1996. Paul was given the name Supriya Kumar Sinha on May 28th, 1970 in Luton.


Jayant Sinha is a Minister of State for Finance and Finance minister. Jayant was born on April 21st, 1963 in Giridih.


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Popularity of Sinha as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sinha U.S.
  White 4.57% 64.26%
  African American 0.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 91.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.30% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sinha

People with the last name Sinha are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Sinha

  • How Popular is the name Sinha? As a last name Sinha was the 8,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sinha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sinha is Saturday, November 6th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Sinha? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sinha. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sinha: Your name in reverse order is Ahnis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nihsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sinha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,066 people with the last name Sinha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sinha? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Sinha as their last name.

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