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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1989 5 0 5
1994 8 0 8
1996 5 0 5
1997 9 0 9
1998 6 0 6
1999 11 0 11
2000 22 0 22
2001 20 0 20
2002 26 0 26
2003 26 0 26
2004 33 0 33
2005 55 0 55
2006 46 0 46
2007 51 0 51
2008 67 0 67
2009 48 0 48
2010 48 0 48
2011 44 0 44
2012 47 0 47
2013 51 0 51
2014 44 0 44
2015 25 0 25

Fun Facts about the name Sohan

  • How many people with the first name Sohan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 697 babies born with the first name Sohan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sohan to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sohan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sohan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sohan is Monday, May 18th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Sohan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sohan was in 2008 with a total of 67 babies.
  • Random Sohan Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sohan is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Sohan: Your name in reverse order is Nahos. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ashno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sohan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 236 people with the last name Sohan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sohan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sohan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Common last names for Sohan

  • Singh

Common first names for Sohan

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sohan U.S.
  White 29.66% 64.26%
  African American 21.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 34.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sohan

People with the last name Sohan are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sohan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sohan as well as things modernly associated with the name Sohan such as celebrities named Sohan.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Sohan

The name "Sohan" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Charming, Handsome". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons With the Name Sohan

Sohan Lal Dwivedi

Sohan Lal Dwivedi was a poet and freedom fighter. Sohan was born on February 22nd, 1906 in Bindki, Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. He died on March 1st, 1988.


Sohan Roy

Sohan Roy is a ceo of aries group of companies and film director. Sohan was born in 1967 in Punalur.


Sohan Singh Bhakna

Sohan Singh Bhakna was a leading human. Sohan was born in 1870 in Lahore. He passed away in 1968.


Sohan Hayreh

Sohan Hayreh is a notable person. Sohan was born in 1927.


Sohan Singh Seetal

Sohan Singh Seetal was an influential human. Sohan was given the name Sohan Singh Pannu on August 7th, 1909. He left this life on September 23rd, 1998.


Sohan Qadri

Sohan Qadri is an important somebody. Sohan was born on November 2nd, 1932.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sohan

Sa'sa'A Bin Sohan

Sa'sa'A Bin Sohan was an influential somebody. Sa'sa'A was born in 598 in Qatif. He passed away in 666.


What does the name Sohan mean?

Sis for scholar, the brilliant in you.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

His for heart, warm and loving.

Ais for angelic, a truly pure heart

Nis for name, a pleasant one indeed.

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