Gautama
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Given Name GAUTAMA
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Sanskrit
OTHER SCRIPTS: गौतम (Sanskrit)
PRONOUNCED: GAW-ta-ma   [details]
Meaning & History
In the case of Siddhartha Gautama, a patronymic form of GOTAMA. Siddhartha Gautama, also known as Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was a 6th-century BC nobleman who left his family in order to lead a life of meditation and poverty.
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gautam (Bengali), Gautam, Gotam (Hindi), Gotama (Hinduism), Gautam (Marathi)