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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sumitra

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From Sanskrit सुमित्रा (sumitrā)

  1. (Hinduism) The third wife of King Dasaratha; mother of twins Lakshmana and Shatrughna in Ramayana.
  2. A female given name mostly used in India.

Notable Persons Named Sumitra

Sumitra Mahajan is a 16th Speaker of the Lok Sabha. Sumitra was born on April 12th, 1943 in Chiplun.


Sumitranandan Pant was a writer. Sumitranandan was given the name Sumitra Nandan Pant on May 20th, 1900 in Kausani village, Almora District, Uttarakhand, India. He breathed his last breath on December 28th, 1977.


Sumitra is a fictional character.


Sumitra was born on March 24th, 1935 in Avissawella.


Sumitra was born on November 17th, 1914 in Meerut. She breathed her last breath on August 8th, 2011.


Sumitra Guha is a hindustani classical music, carnatic music, and world music musician. Her ongoing career started in 1972. Sumitra was given the name Sumitra Raju . Sumitra is also known as Sumitra Raju.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sumitra

Sumitra is a fictional character.


Hospet was born on November 13th, 1888. He breathed his last breath on January 19th, 1970.


Fun Facts about the name Sumitra

  • How Popular is the name Sumitra? Sumitra is the 72,698th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sumitra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Sumitra in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sumitra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sumitra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sumitra is Wednesday, April 11th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Sumitra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sumitra was in 1980 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sumitra: Your name in reverse order is Artimus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tiuasrm. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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