Given Name PADMA
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: पद्म, पद्मा (Hindi, Sanskrit)
Meaning & History
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form पद्म and the feminine form पद्मा. According to Hindu tradition a lotus holding the god Brahma arose from the navel of the god Vishnu. The name Padma is used in Hindu texts to refer to several characters, including the hero Rama and the goddess Lakshmi.