Given Name VIJAYA

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: विजय, विजया (Sanskrit), విజయ (Telugu), ವಿಜಯ (Kannada), விஜய, விஜயா (Tamil), വിജയ (Malayalam), विजया (Marathi, Hindi)

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.
VARIANTS: Vijay (Telugu), Vijay (Kannada), Vijay (Tamil), Vijay (Malayalam)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Bijay, Bijoy (Bengali), Vijay (Punjabi)
Entry updated December 8, 2017