Sahil

Sahil - A very unique male name



  Mar 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sahil, meaning guide, leader, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1987 on position #2450. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sahil and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sahil? 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 Sahil. The baby boy name Sahil was given to 52 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1594 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 31,559 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sahil peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2001 on position 951.



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Sahil is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sahil is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #538 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,975.

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 Sahil is where you live.


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Sahil origin and meaning

Sahil is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means guide, leader. To see famous people named Sahil, pop culture references for the name Sahil and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sahil

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

Saul / Shaquille / Sol / Sal / Shiloh / Shelly / Saleh / Shaul / Saulo / Shelley /

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
20121594
20111517
20101413
20091428
20081384
20071484
20061199
20051084
20041055
20031123
20021029
2001951
20001055
1999987
1998989
19971136
19961342
19951653
19941765
19931604
19921620
19911789
19902922
19892024
19872450

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey538
Georgia1042
Illinois1321
New York1421
California1501
Texas1975

Even more about Sahil


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 Sahil 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 Sahil?

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
2001
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Sahil
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 31,559
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1987
2012 births +52

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