Kush - boys name

Kush name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 74%

Kush name meaning:

The name "Kush" is of Indian and Sanskrit origin. In Sanskrit, it refers to a sacred grass or herb. In Hindu mythology, Kush is also the name of one of the twin sons of Lord Rama and Sita, the main characters of the epic Ramayana. Kush is often associated with being wise, brave, and virtuous.

In Indian culture, names often have deep meanings and significance. The name Kush may be given to a boy with the hope that he will embody the qualities of the hero from Hindu mythology or the virtues associated with the sacred herb. The name can symbolize strength, knowledge, and spirituality.

In a broader context, Kush can also be associated with the ancient region of Kush, which is believed to be located in modern-day Sudan. The Kush civilization was known for its advanced culture, including sophisticated architecture, writing, and trade. Therefore, the name Kush may also carry connotations of heritage, history, and cultural richness.


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Overall UK ranking: 1250 out of 4789

21 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Kush

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