Dhruv - boys name

Dhruv name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 82%

Dhruv name meaning:

The name Dhruv is of Sanskrit origin and holds significant cultural and religious connotations. In Hindu mythology, Dhruv was a young prince who meditated with unwavering determination and devotion to Lord Vishnu, earning him the status of a celestial body, the North Star. Therefore, the name Dhruv is often associated with steadfastness, constancy, and reliability.

With its roots in ancient Hindu scriptures, the name Dhruv carries a spiritual and profound significance. It symbolizes the ability to stay focused and grounded amidst life's challenges, just as the North Star remains fixed in the sky. Furthermore, Dhruv represents ambition, determination, and the pursuit of one's goals and dreams with unyielding resolve.

Parents who choose the name Dhruv for their son often hope to instill the qualities of strength, resilience, and perseverance in their child. This name serves as a reminder of the importance of remaining firm in one's beliefs and values, and to navigate through life's journey with unwavering determination.


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Overall UK ranking: 871 out of 4789

35 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Dhruv

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