US Popularity:5110
Other Origin(s):Sanskrit
Meaning:Desire; Goddess Durga, Parvati; Ruling; Possessing
Ishani is the feminine form of Ishan and of Indian origin, meaning “desire.” It is also the name given to the Hindu goddess Durga or Parvati, the wife of Lord Shiva. An incredibly powerful deity, goddess Durga is greatly venerated among Indian divinities. She is considered multi-dimensional, with many associations, including strength, protection, motherhood, war, and destruction. Such a significant figure will inspire baby Ishani to take on the world, paving their own path as they succeed in their endeavors. Additionally, the name has Sanskrit connections, and is said to mean "ruling" or "possessing," which is perfect for your little goddess.

Ishani Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ishani is currently #1344 on The Bump
Girl:Ishani is currently #616 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ishani is currently #5110 in U.S. births
Girl:Ishani is currently #1931 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1382
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 158

  • Behind the Name, Ishani, December 2017

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