Scripts വെങ്കിട്ടരാമൻ(Malayalam) வெங்கட்ராமன்(Tamil)
Other Forms FormsVenkataraman, Venkitaraman
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Meaning & History
From वेंकटेशा (venkateša) meaning "lord of Venkata hill", a combination of Venkata, the name of a hill in Andhra Pradesh, India (see Venkata), and Sanskrit ईश् (īś) meaning "lord, master" (see Isha). A notable bearer is Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (1952-), an Indian-American structural biologist of Tamil origin who was awarded a Nobel Prize.