Arjun - boys name

Arjun name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Arjun name meaning:

The name Arjun is of Sanskrit origin and is commonly used as a masculine given name in India. It holds significant cultural and historical importance in Hindu mythology and has various interpretations. One of the most widely accepted meanings of Arjun is "bright, shining" or "the one who is pure and brilliant." This interpretation symbolizes the qualities of intelligence, wisdom, and enlightenment associated with the name.

Arjun is also recognized as the name of a prominent character in the Hindu epic, Mahabharata. Arjuna, as he is often called, was a skilled warrior and the third Pandava prince, known for his bravery, archery skills, and virtuous nature. In this context, the name Arjun represents valor, strength, and righteousness.

Overall, the name Arjun has a positive and auspicious significance. It embodies qualities such as brilliance, wisdom, purity, bravery, and righteousness. Naming a boy Arjun can be seen as a way to bestow upon him these qualities and to express the hopes and aspirations of his parents for his future character and achievements.

Origin: Hindi


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Overall UK ranking: 332 out of 4789

137 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Arjun

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