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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dhanya

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Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from India, the name Dhanya is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Fortunate".
  2. A user from India says the name Dhanya means "Fenya".
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Notable Persons Named Dhanya

Notable Persons Named Dhanya

Dhanya Balakrishna

Dhanya Balakrishna is a model and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2011. Dhanya was born in 6 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Navya Nair

Navya Nair is an actor, dance, television presenter, actress, dancer, and television host. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Navya was given the name Dhanya Veena on October 14th, 1985 in Cheppad, Harippad, Kerala. Navya is also known as Dhanya Veena.

Dhanya Mary Varghese

Dhanya Mary Varghese is a film actress, model, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to 2012. Dhanya was born Dhanya Mary Varghese on September 17th, 1985 in Koothattukulam. Dhanya is also known as Dhanya.

Dhanya Manikya

He holds the title King of Tripura and Tripura (princely state). He was most active from 1463 to 1515.


Fun Facts about the name Dhanya

  • How Popular is the name Dhanya? Dhanya is the 25,189th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dhanya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 241 babies born with the first name Dhanya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dhanya to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dhanya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Dhanya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dhanya was in 2017 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Dhanya Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dhanya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Dhanya: The name spelled backwards is Aynahd. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nadhya. How do you pronounce that?
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