Ishaan - boys name

Ishaan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Ishaan name meaning:

The name Ishaan is of Indian origin and holds a significant meaning in Hindu culture. Derived from the Sanskrit word "Isha," which translates to "lord" or "ruler," Ishaan signifies a person who embodies the characteristics of a leader or someone who holds authority. Ishaan is often associated with qualities such as power, strength, and determination.

In Hindu mythology, Ishaan is also related to Lord Shiva, one of the supreme deities in Hinduism. Lord Shiva is considered the epitome of power and is often depicted as the ultimate ruler. Thus, the name Ishaan carries a sense of reverence and divine connection.

Parents who choose the name Ishaan for their baby boy often hope to instill these qualities in their child, aspiring for him to grow up to be a strong and influential individual. The name Ishaan symbolizes the desire for their child to possess leadership skills, inspire others, and make a significant impact in their life's endeavors.


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Overall UK ranking: 509 out of 4789

77 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Ishaan

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