Gender Masculine
Usage Hinduism
Scripts भरत(Sanskrit)

Meaning & History

Means "being maintained" in Sanskrit. This is one of the names of Agni, the Hindu god of fire, and is also the name of the brother of Rama in the Hindu epic the Ramayana. It was also borne by a legendary king, the son of Dushyanta and Shakuntala. The official name of the country of India, Bharat, derives from him.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBharat(Gujarati) Bharat(Hindi) Bharath(Malayalam) Bharat(Marathi) Bharat(Nepali) Bharath(Tamil) Bharath(Telugu)


Entry updated November 16, 2019