Gender Masculine
Scripts राम(Sanskrit) రామ(Telugu) ராம(Tamil) ರಾಮ(Kannada) രാമ(Malayalam)
Pronounced Pron. RAH-mə(English)

Meaning & History

Means "pleasing, beautiful" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He is the hero of the Ramayana, a Hindu epic, which tells of the abduction of his wife Sita by the demon king Ravana, and his efforts to recapture her.

Related Names

VariantsRam(Telugu) Ram(Tamil) Ram(Kannada) Ram(Malayalam)
Other Languages & CulturesRam(Bengali) Ram(Hindi) Ram(Marathi) Ram(Nepali)
Same SpellingRama 2
User SubmissionRama


Painting of Rama (c. 1820)Painting of Rama (c. 1820)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019