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Roshan (girl)

What does Roshan mean?

Roshan Pronunciation of Roshan [roshan] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Roshan) is pronounced roh-SHAHN. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Roshan is "shining light". See also Rachana.


Roshan has 5 variants: Roshana, Roshandra, Roshaundra, Roshawn and Roshawna.

2 more alternative forms via Rachana: Rashana and Rashanda.

1 masculine form: Rashaun.

Creative forms:
(female) Reshan, ..


Middle name pairings:
Roshan Amaia (R.A.), ..

How popular is Roshan?

Roshan is a rare given name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#62775 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Roshan has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roshan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Roshan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Roshan is alike in pronunciation to Rosheen. Other suggested similar names are Dosha, Raegan, Ragan, Reagan, Regan, Reghan, Rhegan, Rohana, Rosa, Rosae, Rosai, Rosal, Rosana, Rosanie, Rosanna, Rosanne, Rosay, Roseann, Roseanna, Roseanne, Rosena, Rosenah (see Rose), Rosene, Rosina, Rosine, Roslyn, Rossana, Rossanna (see Roseanne), Rowan, Roxana, Roxane, Roxann, Roxiane and Tosha. These names tend to be more frequently used than Roshan.

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