Given Name MAHATMA

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
OTHER SCRIPTS: महात्मा (Hindi)
PRONOUNCED: mə-HAHT-mə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Indian title महात्मा (Mahatma) meaning "great soul", derived from Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" and आत्मन् (atman) meaning "soul, spirit, life". This title was given to, among others, Mohandas Karamchand, also known as Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948).


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Entry updated December 8, 2017