Rakesh name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rakesh mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rakesh

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from India says the name Rakesh is of Hindi origin and means "God of moon".
  2. 3 people from Thailand and India agree the name Rakesh is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Moon".
  3. A user from Saint Lucia says the name Rakesh is of Hindu origin and means "Lord of Moons".
  4. A user from India says the name Rakesh is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Gift of God in my life".
  5. A submission from India says the name Rakesh means "Rock" and is of Teluga origin.
  6. A user from India says the name Rakesh means "Beauty".
  7. According to a user from the United Arab Emirates, the name Rakesh is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Popular".
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Notable Persons Named Rakesh

Notable Persons Named Rakesh

Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma is a test pilot.

Rakesh Roshan

Rakesh Roshan is a film director, producer, actor, screen writer, editor, film producer, and editing. Rakesh was born as the child of Roshan (music director) on September 6th, 1949 in Bombay, Bombay State, India.

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is an owner of rare enterprises, investor & trader, stock trader, and investor &trader. Rakesh was born on July 5th, 1960 in Mumbai, India.

Raqesh Vashisth

Raqesh Vashisth is an actor and model. He was most active from 2001 to present. Raqesh was given the name Rakesh Bapat on September 1st, 1978 in Mumbai, India.

Rakesh Bedi

Rakesh Bedi is an actor. He was most prominent from 1979 to present.

Rakesh Maria

Rakesh was born on January 19th, 1957.

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    Chief Operating Officer
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    Exec. Dir.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rakesh

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rakesh

Nitin Rakesh

Nitin Rakesh is a ceo & president and syntel.

Mohan Rakesh

Mohan was given the name Madan Mohan Guglani on January 8th, 1925 in Amritsar. He left this life on January 3rd, 1972.

Shaleen Rakesh

Shaleen was born on November 12th, 1970 in New Delhi.


Fun Facts about the name Rakesh

  • How Popular is the name Rakesh? Rakesh is the 18,114th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rakesh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 440 babies born with the first name Rakesh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rakesh 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 Rakesh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rakesh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rakesh is Wednesday, July 8th, 1936.
  • What year had the most people named Rakesh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rakesh was in 1980 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Rakesh Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rakesh is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Rakesh: The name spelled backwards is Hsekar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Karehs. How do you pronounce that?
  • Rakesh name meaning

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