Sunil

Sunil - A very unique male name



  Aug 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sunil appeared on the charts for the first time in 1969 on position #1836. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sunil and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sunil? 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 Sunil. The baby boy name Sunil was given to 6 baby boys in 1998, ranking #3129 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 288,791 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sunil peaked in popularity 45 years ago in 1974 on position 1284.



Famous with this name

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Samvrutha Sunil


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Sunil is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sunil is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,526 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,526.

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 Sunil is where you live.


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Sunil origin and meaning

Sunil is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Sunil, pop culture references for the name Sunil and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sunil

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

Samuel / Shmuel / Samual / Shamel / Shmiel / Sammuel / Shamell / Samuell / Smiley / Shamal /

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
19983129
19943090
19933043
19912719
19893382
19872079
19861412
19852671
19841582
19832208
19821458
19811713
19801541
19791336
19781450
19771336
19761924
19751316
19741284
19731404
19721749
19691836

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1526

Even more about Sunil


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 Sunil 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 Sunil?

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
1974
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Sunil
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 288,791
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1969
1998 births +6

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