What does Roshan mean?
Associated with: daylight (bright).
(male) Rashan, Rayshan, ..
(female) Roshanna, .. 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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.