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Chetan Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Chetan is of Hindi origin.

The meaning of Chetan is "perceptive".  

It is also of Native American Sioux origin, where its meaning is "hawk".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 5730 in baby name popularity for boys with 15 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Chetan Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Chetan has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Chetan to other names.


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Chetan falls into the bird name category.

Name Fun

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Indian names or Hindu names are listed in Our Baby Namer under Indian, Hindi and Sanskrit. Other names which may be used my Muslim Indians would be listed under Arabic or Iranian names.

Indian names generally contain a given name followed by some number of secondary names. Secondary names are often patronyms, names derived from the father, grandfather or other paternal ancestor, village names, occupation names, or names of gods.

Hindu given names are from Sanskrit. Given names derive from a number of sources including religion, nature, family names, and sanskrit vocabulary words. Sacred Hindu texts are the source of most names.