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Vivek

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
126
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Vivek mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Vivek

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

Notable Persons Named Vivek

Vivek Oberoi is an actor and film actor. He has been prominent since 2002. Vivek was born as the child of Suresh Oberoi on September 3rd, 1976 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Vivek Dahiya is an actor. Vivek was born on November 8th, 1984 in India.

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Vivek is an actor and film actor. He was most active from 1987 to present. Vivek was born in Kovilpatti.

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Vivek H. Murthy is a 19th Surgeon General of the United States. Vivek was born on July 10th, 1977 in Huddersfield.

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Vivek Ranadivé is a founder tibco softwareowner and chairman, sacramento kings, tibco software, and foundertibco software. Vivek was born on October 7th, 1957 in Bombay , India.

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Vivek Agnihotri is a director, script writer, and producer.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vivek

Vivek is an actor and film actor. He was most active from 1987 to present. Vivek was born in Kovilpatti.

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He was most active from 1977 to 1977. Rajesh was given the name Rajesh Vivek Upadhyay on January 31st, 1949 in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. He breathed his last breath on January 14th, 2016.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1963 5 0 5
1965 6 0 6
1968 8 0 8
1969 9 0 9
1970 11 0 11
1971 14 0 14
1972 20 0 20
1973 10 0 10
1974 22 0 22
1975 21 0 21
1976 20 0 20
1977 17 0 17
1978 23 0 23
1979 12 0 12
1980 20 0 20
1981 34 0 34
1982 27 0 27
1983 33 0 33
1984 34 0 34
1985 30 0 30
1986 36 0 36
1987 41 0 41
1988 32 0 32
1989 33 0 33
1990 32 0 32
1991 36 0 36
1992 46 0 46
1993 56 0 56
1994 43 0 43
1995 50 0 50
1996 45 0 45
1997 37 0 37
1998 47 0 47
1999 57 0 57
2000 70 0 70
2001 61 0 61
2002 54 0 54
2003 69 0 69
2004 75 0 75
2005 61 0 61
2006 45 0 45
2007 53 0 53
2008 44 0 44
2009 33 0 33
2010 24 0 24
2011 34 0 34
2012 24 0 24
2013 22 0 22
2014 26 0 26
2015 18 0 18
2016 12 0 12

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Popularity of Vivek as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vivek U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.03% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vivek

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

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Fun Facts about the name Vivek

  • How Popular is the name Vivek? Vivek is the 7,425th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vivek was the 133,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vivek have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,692 babies born with the first name Vivek in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vivek 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 Vivek? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vivek first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vivek is Wednesday, November 22nd, 1939.
  • What year had the most people named Vivek born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vivek was in 2004 with a total of 75 babies.
  • Random Vivek Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Vivek is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Vivek: Your name in reverse order is Keviv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eivkv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vivek? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 126 people with the last name Vivek.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vivek? Vivek 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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