Krishna

Krishna - A very unique male name



  Aug 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Krishna, meaning dark, black, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #1285. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Krishna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Krishna? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Krishna. The baby boy name Krishna was given to 32 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1929 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 51,283 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Krishna peaked in popularity 48 years ago in 1971 on position 1285.



Famous with this name

Kishmu
Vishal Krishna
T. N. Krishna


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Krishna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Krishna is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #423 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,767.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Krishna is where you live.


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Krishna origin and meaning

Krishna is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means dark, black. To see famous people named Krishna, pop culture references for the name Krishna and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Krishna

We've found the following names that sound similar to Krishna, sorted by popularity.

Karson / Karsen / Karsyn / Krishan / Krishang / Krisna / Krishawn /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121929
20111727
20102254
20091866
20081909
20071729
20062004
20052153
20041700
20031735
20022454
20011739
20002956
19991855
19981811
19972038
19962942
19952537
19941876
19932550
19922278
19912918
19903283
19892178
19882326
19852082
19841882
19792250
19711285

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey423
New York1383
Texas1767

Even more about Krishna


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Krishna a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Krishna?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1971
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Krishna
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 51,283
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +32

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