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Rishaan is a name that carries with it a great deal of cultural importance. A name that's wildly popular in India, it is somewhat less common in the United States. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Rishaan:

Hindi: Good or Strong

Origin of the name Rishaan:

Rishaan is a name of Hindi origin that means “good” or “strong”.

Symbolism of the name Rishaan:

Rishaan typically symbolizes the hope of a family that a son will grow up to be strong and safe.

Style of the name Rishaan:


Gender of the name Rishaan:

Rishaan is almost exclusively used as a name for baby boys.

Pronunciation of the name Rishaan:


Number of syllables in the name Rishaan:


Emotion evoked from the name Rishaan:

Rishaan typically evoke emotions of confidence and well-being in those who hear the name.

Alternative spellings for the name Rishaan:

  • Rishan
  • Reshaan
  • Rashan

Nicknames for the name Rishaan:

  • Shan
  • Ree

Popularity of the name Rishaan:

According to the Social Security Administration, Rishaan has never ranked in the list of the top 1000 names for baby boys.

Related names for the name Rishaan:

Great middle names for Rishaan and their meanings:

  • Deshan (of the nation)
  • Harshad (bringer of joy)
  • Arun (dawn, sun)
  • Sareeq (songbird)
  • Nikhel (whole)
  • Mahavir (great hero)
  • Lakshman (good fortune)
  • Janesh (leader of the people)

Famous people with the name Rishaan:

Rishaans in popular culture:

There are no popular media characters who use this spelling of the name Rishaan.