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Sohail Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Sohail is of Hindi origin.

The meaning of Sohail is "canopus, second brightest star in the sky".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 7427 in baby name popularity for boys with 11 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


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Related Names

Sohail is a variant spelling of Suhail.

Other Tidbits

Sohail falls into the celestial name category.

Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Sohail in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

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.