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What does Kumar mean?

Kumar Pronunciation of Kumar [ku-mar] as a boys' name is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Kumar is "male child".


Creative forms:
(male) Koamar, Kuman, ..

(female) Kuma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kumar Cadence (K.C.), ..

How popular is Kumar?

Kumar is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#2293 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Kumar has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ammar, Baumar, Damar, Demar, Edmar, Elmar, Hamar, Homar, Jamar, Jemar, Jimar, Jomar, Kadar, Kamal, Kedar, Kylar, Lamar, Lemar, Omar, Osmar, Ulmar and Umar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kumar.

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