Gender Masculine
Usage Hinduism
Scripts गोपाल(Sanskrit)

Meaning & History

Means "cow protector" from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "cow" and पाल (pala) meaning "guard, protector". This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna. This name was also borne by the 8th-century founder of the Pala Empire in Bengal.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGopal(Bengali) Gopal(Hindi) Gopal(Kannada) Gopal(Marathi) Gopal(Nepali) Gopal(Tamil) Gopal(Telugu)


Entry updated December 8, 2017