Given Name KAPILA

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

Meaning & History

Means "reddish brown" in Sanskrit, derived from कपि (kapi) "monkey". In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a sage who founded Samkhya philosophy and is identified with the god Vishnu.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kapil (Hindi), Kapil (Marathi)


animals, brown, colors, red
Entry updated December 8, 2017