Given Name RAMA (1)

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: राम (Sanskrit), రామ (Telugu), ராம (Tamil), ರಾಮ (Kannada), രാമ (Malayalam)
PRONOUNCED: RAH-mə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "pleasing, beautiful" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He is the hero of the 'Ramayana', a Hindu epic, which tells of the abduction of his wife Sita by the demon king Ravana, and his efforts to recapture her.

Categories

beauty, gods, heroes
VARIANTS: Ram (Telugu), Ram (Tamil), Ram (Kannada), Ram (Malayalam)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ram (Bengali), Ram (Hindi), Ram (Marathi), Ram (Nepali)
SAME SPELLING: Rama (2)
USER SUBMISSION: Rama