Vikram

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vikram

"Vikram" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Stride". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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From Sanskrit विक्रम (vikrama).

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Vikram

Vikram is an actor, film producer, playback singer, voice acting, film actor, and voice actor. His ongoing career started in 1990. Vikram was given the name Kennedy John Victor on April 17th, 1966 in Chennai.

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Vikram Bhatt is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter. He was most active from 1992 to present. Vikram was born in Mumbai, India.

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Vikram Prabhu is an actor. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Vikram was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Vikram Sarabhai was a scientist in the field of physics. Vikram was born on August 12th, 1919 in Ahmedabad. He died on December 30th, 1971.

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Vikram Seth is a novels, poetry, libretto, travel writing, children's literature, and biography/memoir novelist and poet. He has had major accomplishments since 1980. Vikram was born on June 20th, 1952 in Kolkata.

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Vikram Batra is a military person. His military service ended in 1999.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vikram

Vikram is an actor, film producer, playback singer, voice acting, film actor, and voice actor. His ongoing career started in 1990. Vikram was given the name Kennedy John Victor on April 17th, 1966 in Chennai.

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Abdul Qadeer Khan & Raj Vikram is a scientist in the field of metallurgy. Abdul was born on April 1st, 1936 in Bhopal, Princely state of Bhopal, British India.

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Vasu Vikram is an actor. He was most active from 1988 to present. Vasu was born in India.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 8 0 8
1970 5 0 5
1971 6 0 6
1972 5 0 5
1973 7 0 7
1974 13 0 13
1975 10 0 10
1976 19 0 19
1977 17 0 17
1978 15 0 15
1979 31 0 31
1980 17 0 17
1981 42 0 42
1982 28 0 28
1983 18 0 18
1984 32 0 32
1985 44 0 44
1986 33 0 33
1987 27 0 27
1988 28 0 28
1989 29 0 29
1990 30 0 30
1991 26 0 26
1992 31 0 31
1993 34 0 34
1994 29 0 29
1995 31 0 31
1996 41 0 41
1997 43 0 43
1998 32 0 32
1999 46 0 46
2000 65 0 65
2001 51 0 51
2002 62 0 62
2003 54 0 54
2004 48 0 48
2005 56 0 56
2006 46 0 46
2007 49 0 49
2008 48 0 48
2009 51 0 51
2010 52 0 52
2011 39 0 39
2012 46 0 46
2013 54 0 54
2014 58 0 58
2015 41 0 41
2016 52 0 52

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Popularity of Vikram as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vikram U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 97.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vikram

People with the last name Vikram are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Vikram

  • How Popular is the name Vikram? Vikram is the 7,554th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vikram was the 136,449th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vikram have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,649 babies born with the first name Vikram in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vikram to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vikram? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Vikram first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vikram is Wednesday, November 18th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Vikram born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vikram was in 2000 with a total of 65 babies.
  • Random Vikram Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vikram is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Vikram: Your name in reverse order is Markiv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vkmrai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vikram? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 123 people with the last name Vikram.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vikram? Vikram is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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