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Meaning & History

Means "victory" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form विजय and the feminine form विजया, both of which are used frequently in Hindu texts. It is the name of a grandson of Indra, a son of Krishna and it is another name of the goddess Durga. This was also the name of a semi-legendary 6th-century BC king of Sri Lanka.
VariantsVijay Telugu Vijay Kannada Vijay Tamil Vijay Malayalam
Other Languages & CulturesBijay, Bijoy Bengali Vijay Punjabi
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute