Gender Feminine & Masculine
Scripts सुशीला, सुशील(Sanskrit) सुशीला(Hindi, Marathi, Nepali)

Meaning & History

Means "good-tempered, well-disposed", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with शील (shila) meaning "conduct, disposition". This is a transcription of both the feminine form सुशीला and the masculine form सुशील. This name is borne by wives of the Hindu gods Krishna and Yama.

Related Names

Masculine FormsSushil(Hindi) Sushil(Marathi) Sushil(Nepali)
Other Languages & CulturesSusila(Indonesian) Susilo(Javanese)


Entry updated April 23, 2024