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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Vandana

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  • According to a user from India, the name Vandana is of Sanskrit origin and means "Worship or prayer".
  • A user from India says the name Vandana is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Prayer".
  • A user from India says the name Vandana is of Unknown origin and means "Tribute/Worship".

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Notable Persons Named Vandana

Vandana Shiva is a philosopher, environmentalist, author, professional speaker, and social activist. Vandana was born Vandana Shiva on November 5th, 1952 in Dehra Dun, Uttar Pradesh , India.


Vandana Srinivasan is a carnatic music playback singer. She has had major accomplishments since 2011. Vandana was born Vandana Srinivasan in 22.


Vandana Pathak is an actor and actress. Vandana was given the name Vandana Vaidya in Ahmedabad.



Vandana Menon is an actress and model. Vandana was born Vandana Menon on June 10th, 1989 in Mulankunthukavu, Thrissur.


Vandana Luthra is an entrepreneur. She holds the title Founder and VLCC. Vandana was born in 1959.


Fun Facts about the name Vandana

  • How Popular is the name Vandana? Vandana is the 37,129th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Vandana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 97 babies born with the first name Vandana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vandana 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 Vandana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vandana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vandana is Sunday, July 20th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Vandana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vandana was in 2000 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vandana: Your name in reverse order is Anadnav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nadavan. 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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