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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 6 0 6
1975 11 0 11
1977 5 0 5
1981 6 0 6
1985 5 0 5
1987 5 0 5
1988 11 0 11
1989 8 0 8
1990 8 0 8
1992 8 0 8
1993 7 0 7
1994 7 0 7
1995 6 0 6
1996 10 0 10
1997 15 0 15
1998 23 0 23
1999 23 0 23
2000 12 0 12
2001 31 0 31
2002 44 0 44
2003 53 0 53
2004 42 0 42
2005 41 0 41
2006 34 0 34
2007 63 0 63
2008 53 0 53
2009 46 0 46
2010 39 0 39
2011 28 0 28
2012 24 0 24
2013 27 0 27
2014 31 0 31
2015 24 0 24

Fun Facts about the name Tarun

  • How many people with the first name Tarun have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 756 babies born with the first name Tarun in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tarun 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 Tarun? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tarun first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tarun is Thursday, February 1st, 1934.
  • What year had the most people named Tarun born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tarun was in 2007 with a total of 63 babies.
  • Random Tarun Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tarun is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Tarun: Your name in reverse order is Nurat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Atnru. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Tarun

The name "Tarun" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Young Male". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. Genitive singular form of taru.

Notable Persons With the Name Tarun

Tarun Kumar

Tarun Kumar is an actor. He was most prominent from 1990 to present. Tarun was given the name Tarun Kumar Bhatti on January 8th, 1983 in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.


Tarun Arora

Tarun Arora is an actor, model (people), and model. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Tarun was born on June 14th, 1979 in Assam.


Tarun Mansukhani

Tarun Mansukhani is a film director and writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to present.


Tarun Tejpal

Tarun Tejpal is a journalist. Tarun was born Tarun Tejpal on March 15th, 1963 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India.


Tarun Khanna

Tarun Khanna is a model & actor. He was most active from 2001 to present. Tarun was born in Delhi.


Tarun Tahiliani

Tarun Tahiliani is a co-founder ensemble, tahiliani design studio, fashion design, fashion designer, co-founder ensemble (estb. 1987), and tahiliani design studio (estb. 1990). He has been prominent since 1987. Tarun was born in Mumbai.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tarun

Raj Tarun

Raj Tarun is an actor, writer, film director, and director. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Raj was born on May 11th, 1992 in Visakhapatnam.


What does the name Tarun mean?

Tis for thoughtful, the caring you.

Ais for aspirations, many to be attained

Ris for reasonable, your understanding way.

Uis for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

Nis for novel, don't get too complicated!

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