Usage: Suresh, of Sanskrit origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Suresh are in general originating from India, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Suresh across the world, see Suresha.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 9.
The name Suresh is ranked on the 1,001st position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 532000 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.008% of the population.
The name Suresh has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
We do not have enough data to display the number of people who were given the name Suresh for each year.
History and Origin
Suresh (sureša) is a Sanskrit word which means “Ruler of Gods”; from sur ‘god’ + īša ‘lord’, which is an epithet of the god Indra.
It is commonly used as a synonym for the Hindu God Vishnu. It may also refer to Devendra or Shiva depending on which branch of Hinduism.
Suresh is a frequently used name for Hindu male children. It is a popular first name in India and a common family name in North America and the Caribbean. Variations of this name in Latin America include Sureza, Sureze, Cires and Cirez. Several of these examples are found on the South-Eastern region of the Dominican Republic (La Romana, San Pedro de Macorís, Boca Chica, etc.)
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