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Gender Feminine & Masculine
Scripts সুমিত্রা(Bengali) सुमित्रा(Hindi, Marathi) ସୁମିତ୍ରା(Odia) সুমিত্ৰা(Assamese) ਸੁਮਿਤਰਾ(Gurmukhi) ಸುಮಿತ್ರ(Kannada) สุมิตรา(Thai)
Pronounced Pron. soo-mee-TRA(Thai)
Other Forms FormsSumithra, Sumeetra, Sumeethra, Sumitro, Sumittra

Meaning & History

Means "good friend" from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with मित्र (mitra) meaning "friend". It is a feminine name in India and Thailand while it is masculine in Indonesia. In the Hindu epic Ramayana she is the mother of Lakshmana and Shatrughna and the stepmother of the hero Rama.
Added 11/24/2013 by hippogriffrider
Edited 12/17/2021 by Infinitas, lezginkas, Mike C and more