Given Name YAMA (1)

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hinduism
OTHER SCRIPTS: यम (Sanskrit)

Meaning & History

Means "twin" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of death. He is also regarded as the first mortal being, or in other words, the first person to die. This name is related to Persian Jam.

Categories

death deities, gods
FEMININE FORM: Yami
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yama (Pashto), Jam, Yima (Persian Mythology), Cem (Turkish)
SAME SPELLING: Yama (2)
USER SUBMISSION: Yama