Gender Masculine
Usage Hinduism
Scripts गोतम(Sanskrit)

Meaning & History

Means "the best ox" from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "ox, cow" and तम (tama) meaning "best". In Hindu texts this is the name of one of the Saptarshis, or seven sages. This name was also borne by an early Indian philosopher who wrote the Nyaya Sutras.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGautam, Goutam(Bengali) Gautam, Gotam(Hindi) Gautam(Marathi) Gautama(Sanskrit)


Entry updated February 4, 2020