GAUTAMA
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Indian
OTHER SCRIPTS: गौतम (Hindi, Sanskrit)
PRONOUNCED: GAW-ta-ma   [key]
Meaning & History
Variant of GOTAMA, or in the case of Siddhartha Gautama, a patronymic form. 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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VARIANTS: Gautam, Gotam, Gotama
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