What does the baby name Rohan mean? Learn about what Rohan means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Rohan - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Rohan
R-O-H-A-N, is a 5-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Rohan
RO han
Meaning of Rohan
Red haired, ascending.
Origin of Rohan
The name 'Rohan' has its origins in the Sanskrit language. In Sanskrit, names often have deep meanings and connections to nature or mythology. 'Rohan' is derived from the Sanskrit word रोहण (rohaṇa), which means 'ascending' or 'growing upward'.
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Popularity of Rohan
The popularity of the name 'Rohan' has experienced fluctuations over the years. In the early 20th century, the name was relatively uncommon, with only a few instances of its usage. However, in recent decades, the name 'Rohan' has seen a notable increase in popularity, particularly in English-speaking countries.
Rohan currently has 186 likes, and is in the top 3% of liked boy's names. The name Gunner is slightly more popular than Rohan.

Etymology of Rohan

The name 'Rohan' is derived from the Sanskrit word रोहण (rohaṇa), which means 'ascending' or 'growing upward'. This word is often associated with the idea of progress, development, and growth.

Cultural Significance of Rohan

In Sanskrit culture, names hold great significance and are often chosen based on their meanings and associations. The name 'Rohan' carries connotations of progress, advancement, and growth. It is often seen as a name that embodies the aspirations of parents for their child to achieve success and reach new heights in life.