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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 Sohan

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Alt. Meaning

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons Named Sohan

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


Sohan was born in 1870 in Lahore. He passed away in 1968.


Sohan was born in 1927.


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


Sohan was born on November 2nd, 1932.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sohan

Sa'sa'A was born in 598 in Qatif. He passed away in 666.


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
2016 34 0 34
2017 30 0 30
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Sohan

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Sohan as a first name

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Popularity of Sohan as a last name

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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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Fun Facts about the name Sohan

  • How Popular is the name Sohan? Sohan is the 12,555th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sohan was the 80,419th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sohan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 761 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 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sohan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • 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 Sonha. 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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  • 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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