Tulsi name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tulsi

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)
Native American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Tulsi is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "A herbal plant".
  2. A submission from Iowa, U.S. says the name Tulsi means "The Incomparable One" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
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Borrowed from Hindi तुलसी (tulsī), from Sanskrit.

  1. Holy basil, Ocimum tenuiflorum.

Notable Persons Named Tulsi

Notable Persons Named Tulsi

Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard is a Member of the Honolulu City Council, from the 6th District, and Member of theHonolulu City Council. Tulsi was born on April 12th, 1981 in Leloaloa, American Samoa, U.S. Tulsi is also known as Gabbard Tamayo and Tulasi.

Tulsi Kumar

Tulsi Kumar is a playback singer musician. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Tulsi was born in New Delhi.

Tulsi Ramsay

Tulsi was born on July 29th, 1944.

Tulsi Giri

Tulsi Giri is a politician. Tulsi was born on September 26th, 1926 in Siraha District, Nepal.

Tulsi Chakraborty

Tulsi Chakraborty was an actor. He was most active from 1932 to 1961. Tulsi was born on March 3rd, 1899 in Howrah. He died on December 11th, 1961.

Tulsi Ghimire

Tulsi Ghimire is a film director, screenwriter, actor, film editing, and film editor. Tulsi was born on July 15th, 1951 in Kalimpong.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tulsi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tulsi

Tathagat Avatar Tulsi

Tathagat Avatar Tulsi is a scientist in the field of physics. Tathagat was born on September 9th, 1987 in Patna.

K. T. S. Tulsi

K. was born on November 7th, 1947 in Hoshiarpur.


Tulsi was born on October 20th, 1914. He died on June 23rd, 1997.

Rajkavi Inderjeet Singh Tulsi

Rajkavi Inderjeet Singh Tulsi was a poet, author, bollywood, and lyricist. Rajkavi was born on April 2nd, 1926 in Kana Kacha, Lahore, Punjab, British India. He died on May 11th, 1984.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tulsi U.S.
  White 12.50% 64.26%
  African American 25.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 52.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tulsi

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

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Fun Facts about the name Tulsi

  • How Popular is the name Tulsi? Tulsi is the 18,801st most popular name of all time. As a last name Tulsi was the 156,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tulsi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 414 babies born with the first name Tulsi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tulsi 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 Tulsi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Tulsi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tulsi is Friday, September 5th, 1913.
  • What year had the most people named Tulsi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tulsi was in 2017 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Tulsi Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tulsi is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Tulsi: The name spelled backwards is Islut. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lisut. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tulsi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104 people with the last name Tulsi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tulsi? Tulsi is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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