Gender Masculine
Usage Hinduism
Scripts यम(Sanskrit)

Meaning & History

Means "twin" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of death. He is also regarded as the first mortal being, or in other words, the first person to die. This name is related to Persian Jam.

Related Names

Feminine FormYami
Other Languages & CulturesYama(Pashto) Jam, Yima(Persian Mythology) Cem(Turkish)
Same SpellingYama 2
User SubmissionYama


Entry updated January 22, 2019