Given Name GOTAMA

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hinduism
OTHER SCRIPTS: गोतम (Sanskrit)

Meaning & History

Means "the best ox" from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "ox, cow" and तम (tama) meaning "best". In Hindu texts this is the name of one of the Saptarshis, or seven sages. This name was also born by an early Indian philosopher who wrote the Nyaya Sutras.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gautam (Bengali), Gautam, Gotam (Hindi), Gautam (Marathi), Gautama (Sanskrit)
Entry updated December 8, 2017