Anish - boys name

Anish name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 28%

Anish name meaning:

The name Anish is of Indian origin and has multiple meanings. In the Sanskrit language, Anish means "supreme" or "the one who has no superior." It is derived from the combination of two words: "a," meaning "not" or "without," and "nish," meaning "night" or "darkness." Therefore, it can also be interpreted as "the one who is without darkness" or "the one who brings light." This name is often given to boys in India and is considered a positive and powerful name with spiritual connotations.

In Hindu philosophy, light symbolizes knowledge, wisdom, and enlightenment. Naming a child Anish may reflect the parents' desire for their son to be wise, knowledgeable, and to bring light into the lives of others. The name carries a sense of importance, strength, and uniqueness, as it signifies being supreme or unparalleled. It embodies the idea of being a guiding light, leading others towards a brighter future. Overall, the name Anish has a deep meaning rooted in spirituality and positivity, making it a popular choice for many parents.

Origin: Indian

Born without a master.

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Overall UK ranking: 3451 out of 4789

5 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Anish

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