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Given Name GANESHA
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hinduism
OTHER SCRIPTS: गणेश (Sanskrit)
PRONOUNCED: gə-NAY-shə (English)   [details]
Meaning & History
Means "lord of hordes" from Sanskrit गण (gana) meaning "horde, multitude" and ईश (isha) meaning "lord, ruler". This is the name of the Hindu god of wisdom and good luck, the son of Shiva and Parvati. He is often depicted as a stout man with the head of an elephant.
gods, wisdom
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ganesh (Bengali), Ganesh (Hindi), Ganesh (Kannada), Ganesh (Malayalam), Ganesh (Marathi), Ganesh (Nepali), Ganesh (Tamil), Ganesh (Telugu)