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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Rahul

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Rahul in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Rahul:

  • Records indicate that 1,192 boys in the United States have been named Rahul since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2000, when 196 people in the U.S. were given the name Rahul. Those people are now 19 years old.

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    Comments about the name Rahul

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      60 Positive Comments

  • "the name of any person is rahul is vry cooollll and intelligent boy." Jan. 7, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi I am a Rahul as well, as i feel, Rahul is not a proper noun any more you see, there are 12 Rahulsin my college and in the exam time we all get to sit in the same examination hall so half of the hall is full with Rahuls, and its actually a great fun as whenever the invigilator says "Rahul" all of us ponder at their face and the "OMG" kind of an expression on the person's face is worth watching......" May. 6, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "As it means......Expert in every thing......each and every work or task that we take part in are a grand success. Good people like us because of our talent,innocene,funny nature,quick responding(Hazir Jawab),named qualities are just the few drops of the ocean. Now coming to the point of meaning 'stone of the way' even that is true......but we are the stones of the way for Evil and Bad..........and for good and needy people we are always helping" Apr. 12, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "R- Ravishing, Rocking A- Able, Attractive H-Humble, Handsome U-Understanding,Universal L-Lovable, Lively" Apr. 10, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "Evn my name is RAHUL I like my name.it means ability ,i hv 2 struggle a lot in my life.as this stanza by me says, I like my name, bt I want 2 achieve my fame, as life is not a game . But I will prove my self good, I hope it happens touch wood. As the bird has all the abilities named owl, so like my ability my name is RAHUL" Nov. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "this a great name it has connection with buddhism also. lord budhha name his son rahul and gave it a new meaning ...one who makes relationship and binds it" Apr. 10, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Realy Rahul Means able/efficent its correct. closest name is Mehul." Feb. 11, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "YA MY NAME IS RAHUL..WHICH MAKES ME ROCK..IN FUTURE SURE I WILL BE ROCKING THIS WORLD ITSELF.. BE PROUD TO HAVE THIS NAME.." Jan. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "hiiiiiiiiiiii ma name iz rahul i love ma name ma first alphabet iz r an ma girlfrend name iz roshni so we both have th first latter iz r thats why i love ma name rahul iz rocking" Nov. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "conqueror of all miseries its all abt that well which brings confidence in myself n u knoe wat RAHUL .....ROCKS." Aug. 1, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is rahul and every one loves calling me rahul and my girl friend loves my name she has a tattoo of my name........" Jun. 19, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "even my name is rahul and its different kind of feeling of being rahul which specifies entirely different from other names and its a fame and feel good name" Jun. 9, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "rahul.............. good and cool name .my lover didn't call me rahul but she loves my name." Mar. 31, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Most of the people having this name are mostly liked by grls and they r the world for many othr known and unknown people" Mar. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi My name is Rahul, i m proud of my name bcz SRK success movies name is almost Rahul ıı Cheers all Rahul" Jan. 31, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name also rahul tyagi. my name is a great name becouse this name is famouse name in india." Nov. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "RAHUL IS my name too.. I find that people who are very strong from both mind and body they have their name as rahul. Even like the name of Gautam Buddha... n SRK's success story.. so the name brings glory and succes and pride.. B proud to have this name :)" Oct. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i m proud of my name ,person wid this name remains energetic all the times and lovable by all specially girls and i agree they are bit selfish by nature........--->rahul verma" Oct. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is rahul as well.most famous and common name in india." Aug. 29, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "im proud tht my name is RAHUL.Because im known by name RAHUL.The earliest meaning of RAHUL found in the Upanishads is "conqueror of all miseries".Rahul means "Moon" in Sanskrit.Rahul is also said to be another name for Ra, the Sun god of Egypt." Aug. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "mera nam rahul hai aur mai janta hu ki is nam ka log ko strugal jayda karni padti hai aga kaya hoga mai nahi janta par i m happy" Aug. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Rahul is 1 of the famouse name in india and all over the world among NRI people, and u will find most of rahul are at great possition and having such nice career in thei life, eg Rahul Dravid, Rahul Gandhi, Rahul Sharma (Son of Ravi shankar Sharma),Rahul Roy,Rahul Goswami(Famouse Pandit)etc. Shahrukh also used this name many time and got hugh success and populariy in Bollywood. And this is also fact that Rahul name and that person always loved by girls." May. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi!! i too have the same exiting name i.e. RAHUL.. even i got to know the same meaning of my name ya son of Buddha who has been treated as KANTA(in hindi),but in realty.. all rahuls r the most afficiant,goodlooking n most creative in the whole world n alwayz lovable to girls" May. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi All,My name is Rahul Gautam.About the experince of this name i find this very common name and name holder genarally having strong physical build." May. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "rahul means traveller in arabic and in sanskrit it means able and effecient.." May. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "its a name from Upanishad i.e. so old but it is still modern... a evergreen name..." Mar. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "someone said me that the meaning of rahul is stone of way. I said him that the meaning of rahul is the foundation stone of way." Jul. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i felt that RAHUL name is not good as it uis not suiting me" Jun. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Rahul( gautam Buddhaıs son) was born when Gautam Buddha decided to became saint and take ısanyasaı and because of Rahulıs birth he was finding it difficult to do so that was the time when he gave his son this name ıRahulı meaning ıBandhanı( in Hindi)." May. 31, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Actually the name Rahul energed from Gautam Buddha's Son name. He was named Rahul, as per my knowledge. And else there is no Meening of this name. Its really nice name. I am proud of my parents that they gave me such good name." May. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "this is my name and love my name veryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy much" Jan. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi I am Rahul.....The most Romantic name in India.... Experience is quite good & girls get thrilled by the name even...." Nov. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name only because i am in love with the person who has the same name." Oct. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is also Rahul...& i love my name alot!! apart from the word "bondage" it has many other meanings too... Like "capable", "ability", "able" & "conqueror of all miseries"... and all these meanings are highly appreciated!! no wonder y d name "Rahul" has been admired n has been rated as d most common name among boys in india n around the world!!" Oct. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Almost in all movies of shahrukh khan ,his name was rahul ,due to this rahul the name has become very popular" Sep. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "rahul is gonna rule...whether its politics..rahul gandhi or cricket rahul dravid....politics and cricket are the two most favourite topic in india" Aug. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hello,My name is also Rahul .But i don't know the exact meaning of that one but it is so attractive and a symbol of confidence." Jul. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Wow.. after getting 27 years old I get to know the meaning of my name. the first and second name VISHNU rocks." Jul. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "yo, dawg...im an indian p.i.m.p..and my name is Rahul. It means 'reliable' or capable. Buddha named his kid, Rahul. IN DE-UH!!!" Jul. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "well its gr8 to know dat my name has so many meanings....ok here's another meaning of my name..i read this in one of da books da Rahul means a 'Rope',a rope to Heaven..." Jul. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Its my son's name and I found the meaning 'conqueror of all miseries' which I like very much." Jul. 6, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "many people like my name RAHUL. some of says that the RAHU. some says u r RAHU & where is KETU? some times my name makes fun of me. girls like RAHUL name very much and likes me too. my experiences with this name is very good for me. i know the person name rahul are very RELIABLE person for INDIA. RAHUL GANDHI (POLITITION) RAHUL DRAVID (SPORTS PERSON-CRICKETER) RAHUL BAJAJ (INDUSTRIALIST) RAHUL KHANNA (ACTOR)" Jun. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Cool Name. My Name too. Want to know one definite (final) meaning of this name "Rahul"." Jun. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "there has always been curiosity with meaning of my name some say "thread of life ",some say "vishnu","perfect","sun"... i like all of them" Jun. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is rahul and I was told by someone that the origin of the word is Arabic and it means traveller." Jun. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Rahul - I was told it means "the one who brings together"... I wonder." May. 9, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is also rahul. I was told by my father that is means " a binding relation between two persons." But i hav heard that Rahul also means ability or efficiency." May. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "yeah the people in europe always pronounce it as Raul( a popular spanish name)...i m tired of correcting them again and again!!!" Mar. 20, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is also Rahul. I have found somewhere that its meaning is conquerer i.e. vijeta." Feb. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I too am named Raul and i like to hear the different versions of the name. I like these veriations of the names meaning and where the orgin comes from. I have beed doing some searching on the net about the meaning of the name and, I came accross that the name means "Wolf Cunselor" by the way I am hispanic so I have the spanish version of the name." Jan. 29, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "rahul..the most cute name in india..it sounds sweet..it seems like rahul will be the one whom everyone likes..and most rahuls are like this only..love is wat the name symbolizes" Jan. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Rahul is the name of great people. For example: Rahul Dev Burman (musician), Rahul Dravid (cricket player), Rahul Roy (actor), and Rahul Gladwin (which is me! A medical doctor). This list could go on. Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha's son was also named Rahul. The name means "bondage"." Jan. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "yaa my name is rahul.I m from india, land of god. full name is rahul manjule. rahul means full of LOVE. actually guy who named as rahul is shy, since rahu (imaginary planet), is silent planet. also rahul is famous name in india, girls like it. many friends of mine are with same name." Jan. 9, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is also Rahul. It is very easy to pronounce and to spell. The only problem seems to be that different people give different meanings." Dec. 10, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "Rahul ohh what a wonderful name not just i have the same but the world round keep saying that.Its really a impressive name to have it or to be called.Rahul Pawshe." Dec. 8, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "well, to the extent i have searched and found out.... Rahul(in Sanskrit)- able,efficient Rahul(as people say)- vishnu Rahul(in Arabic)-reliable Rahul(mythically)-a bond of love, relationship,trust." Nov. 20, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "the correct way to spell the name is to stress on the "r" part, unlike the raul. its my name too.. i like the name. its a powerful name." Aug. 29, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "hey the name rules no questions but I was told by my dad that I was named after one of the 2 sons of the Sun God but I dont actually know what the name means." Jul. 14, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "Have to give thumbs up, its mah NAME. Still looking for the meaning. Earlier in India like 15 years back, I was told the meaning by a priest. The meaning according to him was: " A bond between 2 people in love, in friendship or any relationship." But would really like to know the meaning from the book." Jun. 23, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "Very common name for boys in India. Supposed to be pronounced with the h, not like the spanish raoul. Its my name, but not sure about its meaning! Have heard two versions, one being 'rope', and the other being ' a bundle of joy'. prefer the second one!!" Jun. 10, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      6 Negative Comments

  • "My name is Rahul and i see that in a group of 5 all the other 4 ,excluding me, are also Rahuls. SRK used it too much. The name lost its shine." Jun. 5, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Only Rahul I know of is a dodgy university student." May. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "rahul is rahul nothing official about it he he he" May. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is also RAHUL and i m told the meaning of this "LOTUS".i don`t know why." Apr. 26, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Rahul and i read in a book when i was expecting( forgot the name ) that it has 2 meanings : 1st Prince ( Gautam's son ) and the 2nd meaning is Able - or one who is able to do everything." Jan. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think that the name Rahul is ugly and werid, I would never name my son this. I would name him Ashley or Kelly before the name Rahul." Nov. 25, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      32 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is also so Rahul is very famous name and in my school it is also very famous" Jun. 17, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "its very very popular name of india its very cool name my name is rahul rajwade" May. 2, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "Rahul is clever hardworker, romantic, small one in family he can do anything for his family, it is a cool name peaceful. He is very positive." Nov. 8, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "rahul is grt name ,bole to he doing any thing in whole life....its cool boy name,smarty,gud personality,and spcl for girls.........rahul means "able,efficient and somone doesnot bound".....................rahul cool boy....... my name RAHUL DIXIT FROM BASTI(U.P)........LOVELY NAME....." Jun. 13, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi this is rahul raj aryan brt frnds call me ofcourse rahul only and i love my name" Feb. 16, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Well, Rahul name is too common these days, especially in India. I never liked it. It gives me some sense of weakness. I'm soon going to change it. I want some kind of energetic name, like Rocky, Max, Xavior, or somethin'." Dec. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "hiiii my name is rahul.............. im proud of my name becoz it is my name...... chika punka poooo tinka punka pooo meru- malan, nadiya ke us par" Dec. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is rahul and i am proud of you my name because rahul mins a lot of hardwork clever sinciar smart" Jun. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "according to its meaning which is efficient and able,so i think every one with this name has the ability to do any thing very efficiently..they are smart,sincere and have free thinking....no biasing" Dec. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "according to its meaning which is efficient and able,so i think every one with this name has the ability to do any thing very efficiently..they are smart,sincere and have free thinking....no biasing" Dec. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is rahul tyagi this name person is very intteligent." Nov. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "well thik hee hai yaar, khud ke naam ke bare me koi kaise kah sakta hai," Oct. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi my name is rahul & i proud of my name, b.coz as per my thinking the rahul name who having that person is very stong & think in deep." Sep. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "actually the name of rahul is very clever person and they broken heart to everyone so i called rahul is a selfish ." Sep. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "for longest time i thought there was no meaning but i guess it does exist now but whatever anyone says i love my nane.....;)" Sep. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "for longest time i thought there was no meaning but i guess it does exist now but whatever anyone says i love my nane.....;)" Sep. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "hey..i m rahul too...well...first of all this name is beautiful..sexy..as girls call it very sexily..most of rahul do something unusual..different...big...great...nd the name is biggie..." May. 29, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi All,My name is Rahul Gautam.About the experince of this name i find this very common name and name holder genarally having strong physical build." May. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love my name im indain and well people never pronounce it right but i dont mind also people say isn't rahul an actor or something" Feb. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi iamRahul i dont now Rahul name means plz helpme bye thanksssssssssssss" Jan. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Rahuel...pronounciatorted as it sounds. Just attatched the corect sylalylable to the correct cunjornction and you can say it!" Dec. 26, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "ppl never pronunce it wrongly the correct way to say it is... Ra-hu-l" Dec. 21, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This name is fabulous because there are lots of famous bollywood stars named "Rahul". I love my parents because they give me love and spend quality time with me I am not sure if i like this name or not that is a big challenge. Thank You for this oppurtunity to tell my feelings!!" May. 1, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "rahul is a very bollywood name..and generally boys with the name rahul are goodlooking..boys use this name to attract girls i think its a very stylish name..the name rahul is more appropriate to a boy rather than a man." Apr. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "RAHUL is indeed a beautiful name and extremely popular..." Nov. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "As far as I know my name Rahul has different cultural origins. The first and most important, I feel is from Sanskirt, which means the Sun. Rahul is also derived from Egyptian Ra, meaning the Sun. In Arabic it means the traveler.But the best part is that my dad' name is Ravi, Sun and I am Rahul also Sun. Sun's son is a Sun." Oct. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "In Spanish, it is Raul, and seem hebraic instead of Indo. Perhaps it exists before the ethnia division." Sep. 29, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Somehow i am also told that Rahul means 'bondage'. But would like to know the correct dictionary meaning." Sep. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "hello all who's have name rahul,my name is also rahul sangwan,my sister give me this attractive name i also like my name, rahul is a spritual name" Aug. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is also Rahul. Am told it means "able" or "efficient"" Jun. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is rahul and i think it rocks :) because its nice and simple, and MOST people pronounce it properly, the ones who dont usually either pronounce it the French way "Raoul" or the Spanish way "Raul" (Ra-ool)" Apr. 21, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Very popular name in india, Rahul means " able, efficient" in sanskrit also it means RELIABLE.It is the name of Buddha's Son" Aug. 11, 2005: Report as inappropriate



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