Rohan name meaning

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

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Rohan

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Singapore says the name Rohan means "Ascending and red-haired" and is of Hindu origin.
  2. A user from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Rohan means "A person who is always ascending in growth and mindset".
  3. According to 4 people from the United Kingdom and India, the name Rohan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Ascending".
  4. According to 2 people from the United States and India, the name Rohan is of Hindi / Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "To ascend".
  5. According to a user from Australia, the name Rohan means "Ascending, to be free".
  6. A user from Japan says the name Rohan is of Celtic origin and means "Red/ Red haired".
  7. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Rohan is of Irish origin and means "Red-haired".
  8. According to 2 people from Canada and Russian Federation, the name Rohan is of Japanese origin and means "Heaven's Door".
  9. A user from the United Arab Emirates says the name Rohan is of Hindu origin and means "A well-known person".
  10. A submission from Illinois, U.S. says the name Rohan means "Happy Life" and is of Pakistani origin.
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Habitational surname from Rohan in Morbihan, Brittany. Also a variant of Rowan, Ruane.

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Borrowed from Sanskrit रोहण (rohaṇa, “"ascending"; name of Adam's Peak”).

  1. A male given name from Sanskrit, of mainly Indian usage.

    Notable Persons Named Rohan

    Notable Persons Named Rohan

    Rohan Marley

    Rohan Marley is a chairman of marley coffeechief passion officer of gisges and chairman of marley coffee. Rohan was given the name Rohan Anthony Marley on May 19th, 1972 in Kingston, Jamaica. Rohan is also known as The Rat.

    Rohan Chand

    Rohan Chand is an actor. He was most active from 2011 to present. Rohan was born in 1921 in Brooklyn.

    Rohan Bopanna

    Rohan was born on March 4th, 1980.

    Rohan Ricketts

    Rohan Ricketts is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Coventry City F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Barnsley F.C., Toronto FC, Diósgyőri VTK, FC Dacia Chișinău, SV Wilhelmshaven, Shamrock Rovers F.C., Exeter City F.C., Dempo S.C., and Club Depor. Rohan was born on December 22nd, 1981 in Clapham, England.

    Rohan Gavaskar

    Rohan Gavaskar is a cricketer. Rohan was born on February 20th, 1976 in Kanpur.

    Rohan Ince

    Rohan Ince is a soccer player for the Fulham F.C., Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., Chelsea F.C. Reserves, Academy, Chelsea F.C., and Yeovil Town F.C. Rohan was born on November 8th, 1992 in Whitechapel.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Rohan

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Rohan

    Mehra Rohan

    Mehra Rohan is a model and actor. He was most active from 2009 to 2009. Mehra was born on April 8th, 1990 in Amritsar.

    Marie Aimée de Rohan

    Marie Aimée de Rohan was royalty. She holds the title Duchess of Chevreuse and Duchess of Luynes. Marie was born as the child of Hercule and Duke of Montbazon in Paris. She died on August 12th, 1679.

    Gary Rohan

    Gary was born on June 7th, 1991.

    Michael Scott Rohan

    Michael was born in 1951.

    Henri II de Rohan

    Henri II de Rohan was a noble. He holds the title Duke of Rohan. Henri was born on August 21st, 1579 in Château de Blain. He breathed his last breath on April 13th, 1638.

    Victoire Armande de Rohan

    She holds the title Princess of Guéméné. Victoire was born as the child of Charles, Prince of Soubise, and Princess Anne Thérèse of Savoy on December 28th, 1743 in Hôtel de Soubise, Paris, France. She breathed her last breath on September 20th, 1807.

    • Charlotte de Rohan
    • Ferdinand Maximilien Meriadec De Rohan
    • Josselin De Rohan
    • Armand Gaston Maximilien Rohan
    • Berthe de Rohan
    • Francoise de Rohan
    • Marquise de Rothelin Jacqueline de Rohan
    • Louis Constantin de Rohan

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Rohan U.S.
      White 79.43% 64.26%
      African American 5.27% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.92% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.53% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 11.66% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Rohan

    People with the last name Rohan are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

    Entire United States

    Fun Facts about the name Rohan

  1. How Popular is the name Rohan? Rohan is the 2,525th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rohan was the 10,292nd most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Rohan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,343 babies born with the first name Rohan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rohan to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Rohan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  4. When was Rohan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rohan is Wednesday, April 22nd, 1874.
  5. What year had the most people named Rohan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rohan was in 2004 with a total of 522 babies.
  6. Random Rohan Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rohan is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Washington have the same name in 2016.
  7. Weird things about the name Rohan: The name spelled backwards is Nahor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oanrh. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Rohan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,131 people with the last name Rohan.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rohan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Rohan as their last name.
  10. Rohan name meaning

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