Usha

First Name
147
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 Usha

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  • A user from Kentucky, United States says the name Usha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Time of morning sun".
  • According to a user from India, the name Usha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Dawn, daybreak, early morning".
  • A user from Ohio, United States says the name Usha is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Usha means Dawn/ the morning glory/ the celestial beauty. Veda have dedicated hundreds of verses in praise of morning glory. Dawn is called goddess Usha (????; usas) who expels the darkness. "Like a youthful maiden, Usha- (????; usas), shines brightly forth, Stirring to motion every living creature. The divine fire was kindled for the use of men; Dawn created light, driving away the dark." Rig Vedas. Beauty ever has been associated with the female. We may live thousand years, but will never see the same "Usha" again. Every morning she arrives in most vibrant colors and new attire. No room for boredom or burn-out. You see, infatuated by the indispensable beauty of Dawn, sun - the superpower rises.".
Other origins: Arabic

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Alt. Meaning

U is for understanding, you show for others.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Notable Persons Named Usha

Usha Uthup is a singer and playback singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1966. Usha was given the name Usha Vaidyanath Someshwar Sami on November 7th, 1947 in Mumbai, India. Usha is also known as Didi.

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Usha Kiran was an actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1949 to 2000. Usha was born on April 22nd, 1929 in Hyderabad. She passed away on March 9th, 2000.

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Usha Mangeshkar is an indian classical music and playback singer singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1954 to 2008. Usha was born in Mumbai.

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Usha Jadhav is an actor and actress. Usha was born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India.

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Usha Nadkarni is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 1979. Usha was born on September 13th, 1946 in India. Usha is also known as Usha and Savita.

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Usha is a playback singer musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1999. Usha was born on May 29th, 1980.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Usha

P. T. Usha is a track and field athlete. P. was given the name Pilavullakandi Thekkera parambil Usha on June 27th, 1964 in Payyoli, Kozhikode, Kerala, India. P. is also known as Payyoli Express and Golden Girl.

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Nyla Usha is a film actress, radio jockey, model, anchor, and radio personality. Nyla was born on March 25th, 1982 in Trivandrum, Kerala.

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Usha is a playback singer musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1999. Usha was born on May 29th, 1980.

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O. was born in 1948.

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Ma was born on November 3rd, 1937. She died on July 17th, 2008.

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Justice K.K. Usha is a Judge Kerala High Court, JudgeKerala High Court, Chief Justice, and Kerala High Court. Justice was born on July 3rd, 1939 in Thrissur, Kerala, India.

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Fun Facts about the name Usha

  • How Popular is the name Usha? Usha is the 31,063rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Usha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 147 babies born with the first name Usha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Usha 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 Usha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Usha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Usha is Sunday, February 26th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Usha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Usha was in 1973 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Usha: Your name in reverse order is Ahsu. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahsu. 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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