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Rishi name meaning

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
270
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Rishi

User Submitted Origins

Hindu
40%
Indian (Sanskrit)
38%
Sanskrit
16%
Tamil
3%
Nigerian
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 3 submissions from India agree the name Rishi means "Gift of God" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  2. A submission from Australia says the name Rishi means "Gods gift" and is of Nigerian origin.
  3. A user from Australia says the name Rishi is of Sanskrit origin and means "sage/saint, someone who is smart and scholarly".
  4. According to 4 people from all over the world, the name Rishi is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Saint".
  5. A submission from India says the name Rishi means "Indian Saint".
  6. A submission from Australia says the name Rishi means "From god" and is of Nigerian origin.
  7. A user from India says the name Rishi means "Sage".
  8. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Rishi is of Sanskrit origin and means "An ascetic or sage".
  9. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Rishi means "Bad".
  10. According to a user from Canada, the name Rishi means "Teacher".
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  1. A male given name used in India

Notable Persons Named Rishi

Notable Persons Named Rishi

Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor is an actor, producer, and director. He was most prominent from 1970 to 1970. Rishi was born as the child of Raj Kapoor on September 4th, 1952 in Chembur.

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Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak is a for Richmond (Yorks) and Member of parliament. He has had major accomplishments since 2015. Rishi was born on May 12th, 1980 in Hampshire.

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Rishi Rich

Rishi Rich is a bhangra (music), music of punjab, filmi, hindi, hip hop music, rhythm, blues, and uk garage musician. He was most active from 1992 to present. Rishi was given the name Rishpal Singh Rekhi . Rishi is also known as Rishi Rekhi and The Rishi Rich Project.

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Rishi aka Rishi Raj

Rishi aka Rishi Raj is a film & television actor and tv host. He has been prominent since 2003. Rishi was given the name C. Rishi in 7 in Chennai.

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Rishi Dhawan

Rishi was born on February 19th, 1990 in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.

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Rishi Bhat

Rishi Bhat is an entrepreneur, former child actor, entrepreneurship, child actor, and formerchild actor. Rishi was born on January 30th, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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  • Rishi Khosla
  • Rishi Bhutani
    Actor
  • Rishi Patialvi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rishi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rishi

Richard Rishi

Richard Rishi is an actor and film actor. His career lasted from 1990 to 1990. Richard was given the name Richard Sharaf Babu on October 20th, 1977 in Chennai, India.

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Mukesh Rishi

Mukesh Rishi is an actor. He has been prominent since 1988. Mukesh was born in Kathua.

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Vineeta Rishi

Vineeta Rishi is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Vineeta was born on February 15th, 1975 in Bracknell.

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Rishi aka Rishi Raj

Rishi aka Rishi Raj is a film & television actor and tv host. He has been prominent since 2003. Rishi was given the name C. Rishi in 7 in Chennai.

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Guinness Rishi

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Princess Rishi

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rishi U.S.
  White 11.11% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 82.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rishi

People with the last name Rishi are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Rishi

  • How Popular is the name Rishi? Rishi is the 4,486th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rishi was the 72,105th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rishi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,985 babies born with the first name Rishi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rishi to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rishi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Rishi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rishi is Wednesday, November 23rd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Rishi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rishi was in 2008 with a total of 217 babies.
  • Random Rishi Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rishi is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Rishi: The name spelled backwards is Ihsir. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Iirsh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rishi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 270 people with the last name Rishi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rishi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rishi as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Rishi name meaning

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