Sonal

First Name
592
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sonal

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  • According to a user from India, the name Sonal is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Pure gold Golden".
  • A submission from India says the name Sonal means "Golden" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A submission from Nepal says the name Sonal means "Gold" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Sonal means "Gold" and is of Unknown origin.
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Notable Persons Named Sonal

Sonal Singh Chauhan is a model (people), actor, singing, model, actress, and singer. She holds the title Miss World Tourism 2005, Femina Miss India World Tourism 2005, and Femina Miss India. Sonal was born on May 16th, 1987 in Delhi, India.

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Sonal Vengurlekar is a model (people), actor, model, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Sonal was born Sonal Vengurlekar on June 12th, 1993 in Mumbai.

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Sonal Sehgal is an actor and actress. Her career lasted from 2005 to 2005. Sonal was born in Chandigarh.

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Sonal Mansingh is a hindustani classical music indian classical dancer, choreographer, indian classical dance, and choreography. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1962 to present. Sonal was given the name Sonal Pakvasa on April 30th, 1944 in Mumbai.

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Sonal was born in 1980.

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Sonal Parihar is an actress.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 8 8 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 12 12 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 22 22 0
1974 24 24 0
1975 28 28 0
1976 19 19 0
1977 30 30 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 14 14 0
1980 19 19 0
1981 16 16 0
1982 33 33 0
1983 23 23 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 17 17 0
1986 19 19 0
1987 17 17 0
1988 16 16 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 20 20 0
1991 13 13 0
1992 12 12 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 7 7 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 17 17 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 7 7 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 5 5 0
2006 9 9 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 8 8 0
2010 5 5 0
2011 6 6 0
2012 6 6 0

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Popularity of Sonal as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Sonal

  • How Popular is the name Sonal? Sonal is the 14,685th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sonal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 592 babies born with the first name Sonal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sonal 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 Sonal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Sonal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sonal is Sunday, December 5th, 1943.
  • What year had the most people named Sonal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sonal was in 1982 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Sonal Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sonal is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Sonal: Your name in reverse order is Lanos. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ansol. 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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