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Gender: Male Pronunciation: vee-hahn Meaning of Vihaan: "dawn" Origin of Vihaan: Sanskrit Vihaan's Popularity in 2017: #664

The name Vihaan is a boy's name of Sanskrit, Hindu origin meaning "dawn". Vihaan is ranked #664 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Day Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Vihaan comes from a Sanskrit word denoting the dawn, but has the symbolic meaning of the beginning of a new age, making Vihaan a wonderful choice for the first baby in a family's next generation.

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Famous People Named Vihaan

Vihaan Joshi (b. 2009), son of actor Sharman Joshi; twin brother of Vaaryan
Vihaan Maskara (b. 2010), son of actress Nandita Das and Subodh Maskara
Vihaan Venkatesan (b. 2015), son of actors Prasanna and Sneha

Pop Culture References for the name Vihaan

Vihaan Ruia, character in Indian soap "Kya Hua Tera Vaada"
Vihaan Vatsal, character Indian soap "Satrangi Sasura"
Vihaan laal, character on "Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo"
Vihaan translates to "I hate" in Finnish


Nozomi Says:


Yep I totally understand same thing with me and the name Abby! Loved it a year ago not so much any more...

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


You know what, that was a year ago. I'm kind of over Vihaan now. Funny how much my taste can change in a year! I forgot this name even existed- but the pronunciation ended up being right, after all

Nozomi Says:


I think so...? Its an ok name in my opinion.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Cute! Is it pronounced VEE-hahn?