Gender Masculine
Scripts राम(Sanskrit) రామ(Telugu) ராமா(Tamil) ರಾಮ(Kannada) രാമ(Malayalam)
Pronounced Pron. RAH-mə(English)  [key·IPA]

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.

This name can also form a part of compound names, such as Ramachandra and Rajaram.

Related Names

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

People think this name is

classic   mature   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   simple   serious  


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


Entry updated April 5, 2022