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What does Roshan mean?

Roshan \r(o)-shan\ 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.


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


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)

Rashawn and Rayshawn are the prominent alternative forms of Roshan (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in the year 1995 (usage of 0.1775%) and is now significantly lower, with the version Rashawn becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Roshan and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of 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 baby names are Rogan and Rohan. Like Roshan, these names are not frequently used.