Agastya - boys name

Agastya name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Agastya name meaning:

The name Agastya is of Sanskrit origin and holds significant cultural and historical importance. In Hindu mythology, Agastya is revered as one of the seven sages (Saptarishi) and is considered a highly respected figure. The name itself holds deep meaning, symbolizing qualities such as wisdom, intelligence, and enlightenment.

The name Agastya is derived from the Sanskrit word "agasti," which means "mountain thrower" or "one who humbles mountains." This can be interpreted metaphorically, representing the ability to overcome obstacles and challenges with determination and strength. It also signifies the power of knowledge and learning, as Agastya is believed to have immense wisdom and is associated with both astrology and herbal medicine.

Parents who choose the name Agastya for their son often hope to instill qualities such as intelligence, resilience, and a thirst for knowledge. It reflects a desire for their child to grow up to be a wise and enlightened individual who can overcome any hurdles that come their way.


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Overall UK ranking: 1139 out of 4789

24 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Agastya

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