Onkar - boys name

Onkar name popularity, meaning and origin

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Onkar name meaning:

The name Onkar is of Indian origin and holds significant spiritual and religious connotations in Sikhism. In the Sikh tradition, Onkar is derived from the word "Ik Onkar," which is the first phrase of the Sikh holy scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib. "Ik Onkar" translates to "One God" or "There is only one God."

The name Onkar carries profound spiritual meaning and represents the belief in the oneness of God, emphasizing the unity and equality of all beings. It symbolizes the divine essence present in everything and promotes a sense of unity and harmony. As a name, Onkar carries the hope that the child will embody the values of Sikhism, such as compassion, love, and service to humanity.

Choosing the name Onkar for a boy reflects the parents' desire for their child to grow up with a strong spiritual foundation and a deep connection to their faith. It serves as a reminder of the fundamental principles of Sikhism and the importance of recognizing the divine presence in all aspects of life.

Origin: Hindu

Pure being.

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Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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