Gender Masculine & Feminine
Scripts श्याम, श्यामा(Sanskrit, Hindi)

Meaning & History

Derived from Sanskrit श्याम (shyama) meaning "dark, black, blue". This is a transcription of the masculine form श्याम, which is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, as well as the feminine form श्यामा, one of the many names of the wife of the god Shiva. It is also the name of a Jain goddess.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesShyam, Shyamal(Bengali) Shyam(Kannada) Shyam(Malayalam) Shyam, Shyamala(Marathi) Shyam(Nepali) Shyam, Shyamala(Tamil) Shyam, Shyamala(Telugu)

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Entry updated April 23, 2024