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Roshan (boy)

What does Roshan mean?

Roshan Pronunciation of Roshan [roshan] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Roshan) is pronounced roh-SHAHN. It is of Farsi and Persian origin, and the meaning of Roshan is "daylight". See also Rashaun.

Associated with: daylight (bright).


5 related forms via Rashaun: Rashae, Rashane, Rashawn, Rayshaun and Rayshawn.

Creative forms:
(male) Rashan, ..


Middle name pairings:
Roshan Brandt (R.B.), ..

How popular is Roshan?

Roshan is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#62775 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Roshan was first listed in 1998 and reached its apex rank of #1793 in the U.S. in the year 2001, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Rashaun, Rashawn (#1805 the previous year) and Rayshawn are the prominent alternative forms of Roshan ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Roshan reached its peak in the year 1998 (average #1217) and is now significantly reduced.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roshan, Rashaun, Rashawn, Rayshawn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Roshan is alike in pronunciation to Rishon. Other suggested similar names are Akshan, Deshan, Eoghan, Johan, Mochan, Nishan, Racham, Rajan, Rashad, Reagan, Regan, Roan, Roban, Rodman, Rogan, Rohan, Roldan, Rollan, Roman, Ronan, Roslin, Roslyn, Rowan, Royan, Roydan, Rozen, Rustan and Sohan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Roshan.

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