Sanam name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Sanam

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 3 people from South Africa and the United States, the name Sanam is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Beloved".
  2. 2 people from Canada and the United States agree the name Sanam is of Arabic / Persian / Iranian origin and means "Idol".
  3. A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Sanam means "'Stone idol' (literal). 'Little goddess' (figurative)" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  4. A submission from Canada says the name Sanam means "One whom you love the most".
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Notable Persons Named Sanam

Notable Persons Named Sanam

Sanam Puri

Sanam Puri is a filmi, electronic music, pop music, and rock music musician. His ongoing career started in 2011. Sanam was born Sanam Puri on June 30th, 1992 in New Delhi.

Sanam Saeed

Sanam Saeed is an actress, model, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 2001. Sanam was born Sanam Saeed on February 2nd, 1985 in London.

Sanam Baloch

She was most prominent from 2007 to present. Sanam was born in Karachi.

Sanam Jung

Sanam Jung is an actress, model, vj, and vjing. She has been prominent since 2010. Sanam was born Sanam Jung in Karachi.

Sanam Shetty

Sanam Shetty is a film actress, model, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Sanam was given the name Sanam Prasad in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Sanam Chaudhry

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sanam

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sanam

Sikandar Sanam

Sikandar Sanam was an actor, comedian, stage (theatre), artist, and stageartist. Sikandar was given the name Mohammad Sikandar on September 21st, 1960 in Karachi. He breathed his last breath on November 5th, 2012.


Sanam is an athlete for the Persip Pekalongan.


Fun Facts about the name Sanam

  • How Popular is the name Sanam? Sanam is the 17,937th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sanam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 447 babies born with the first name Sanam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sanam 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 Sanam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sanam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sanam is Wednesday, April 24th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Sanam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sanam was in 1997 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Sanam Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sanam is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Sanam: The name spelled backwards is Manas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nasam. How do you pronounce that?
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