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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Vikash

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • According to a user from India, the name Vikash is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Progress".
  • A user from India says the name Vikash is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Gift of God".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Vikash

Vikash Dhorasoo is a soccer player for the Le Havre AC, Olympique Lyonnais, FC Girondins de Bordeaux, A.C. Milan, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., A.S. Livorno Calcio, and France national football team. Vikash was born on October 10th, 1973 in Harfleur, France.


Vikash was born on September 22nd, 1994 in Trinidad.


Vikash Maharaj is a hindustani classical music and jazz musician, philanthropist, and philanthropy. He plays Sarod. Vikash was born on July 1st, 1957 in Varanasi.


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Fun Facts about the name Vikash

  • How Popular is the name Vikash? Vikash is the 29,773rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Vikash have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 162 babies born with the first name Vikash in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vikash 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 Vikash? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Vikash first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vikash is Thursday, September 7th, 1972.
  • What year had the most people named Vikash born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vikash was in 1984 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vikash: Your name in reverse order is Hsakiv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vaiksh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Vikash born Nov 5, 1982

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 600. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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