Anand

Anand meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Sanskrit
Usage: Assamese, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Sanskrit, Sikh, Tamil, Telugu, Indian, Bengali and Oriya
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Joy, Happiness, Bliss, One who is Blissful, Delightful and Always Merry and Full of Smiles
Rashi: Mesha
Nakshatra: Krittika
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Anand means Joy, Happiness, Bliss, One who is Blissful, Delightful or Always Merry and Full of Smiles is used especially in Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu, Gujarati, Oriya, Indian, Assamese, Sanskrit, Malayalam, Sikh, Kannada and Marathi and a baby boy name is originated from Sanskrit.

Variants of Anand

Ananda, Anda

Names that rhyme with Anand

Popularity of Anand

Anand is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1966 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1980, it ranked 1226th when 56 boy were named Anand. Over 1737 babies in United States have been named Anand. The first name is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, although it has been in use since 1996 but could not make beyond the top 900. Over 262 babies in England and Wales have been named Anand. In France, it has been in use since 1982 and peaked in 1982 when it ranked 2424th.

Anand is a rare baby name in Ireland where it may not be used now since it isn't seen since 2009. However things change on global perspective, Anand is extremely popular in India where every 1 in 2000 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Nepal and United Arab Emirates. At least, 660000 people globally have been given the name as per our estimate.

YearRankBirths
2018349531
2017356330
2016341932
2015350231
2014328833
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Anand in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands11626550
Finland766250

Here's what numbers has to say about Anand

You love life and life loves you. You are enthusiastic, always do something productive, however, you lack creativity. In order to refuel your soul with creativity, travel, or do something unusual for you. You have a sharp focus and nothing slips your eye. Believe it or not, people's stupidity and superficial attitude towards life can inspire you like nothing else can. You think a lot and it makes you sick sometimes.

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Namesakes of Anand

    Anand Yadav, Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India
  • Anand Krishna, art historian and museologist
  • Anand Sai, art director in South Indian Cinema
  • Anand Sivakumaran, writer, director based in India
  • Anand Narain Mulla, Urdu poet of India
  • Anand Panyarachun, was Thailand's Prime Minister twice: once between 1991–1992 and again during the latter half of 1992
  • Anand Lal Shimpi, former tech journalist and American businessman
  • Anand Tucker, film director and producer based in London
  • Anand Patwardhan, Indian documentary filmmaker
  • Anand Bakshi, popular Indian poet and lyricist
  • Anand, Indian writer
  • Anand Swarup, Sant Satguru
  • Anand Singh, Fijian lawyer and former politician of Indian descent
  • Anand Babla, Fijian politician of Indian descent
  • Anand Satyanand, former lawyer
  • Anand Naidoo, South African anchor and correspondent for CGTN America based
  • Anand Kumar, Indian mathematician
  • Anand Amritraj, former Indian tennis player and businessman
  • Anand Jain, Indian business executive
  • Anand Sharma, Indian politician and former Union Cabinet Minister in charge of Commerce and Industry and Textiles
  • Anand Jon, Indian-born American celebrity fashion designer
  • Anand Gandhi, Indian filmmaker, entrepreneur, media producer
  • Ananda St. James in Heart's Desire as Actress
  • Anand Modak was an acclaimed composer and music director at the Marathi theater and theater, known for his experimental style.
  • Anand Chitragupth is the composer of movie Chhupa Rustam: A Musical Thriller
  • In 2009 drama movie, Simplemente Ruben Dario, Anand Bhatt played Ruben Dario.
  • In 1999, Anand Abhyankar portrayed the role of N in drama and mystery movie Ratra Aarambh.
  • Anand Narula played small role of N in 1973 flick Ek Naav Kinare Do.

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