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Gender Masculine
Usage Sanskrit
Scripts गौतम (Sanskrit)
Pronounced Pron. GAW-ta-ma

Meaning & History

In the case of Siddhartha Gautama, a patronymic form of GOTAMA. Siddhartha Gautama, also known as Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was a 6th-century BC nobleman who left his family in order to lead a life of meditation and poverty.