Abhishek अभिषेक

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  • Easy to pronounce
  • 4 syllables and 8 letters
  • pronounced as abhiSeka
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) अभिषेक

Abhishek meaning: Inauguration

Abhishek name meaning

Literal meaning of Abhishek:

Abhishek (in Devanagari: अभिषेक) is a Hindu boy name of Sanskrit origin, which literally means "inaugurating or consecrating, ablution, sprinkling and watering." Another meaning is royal unction, consecration, anointing, religious bathing and coronation. Abhishek is a Sanskrit term comparable to Puja, Yagya and Arati. Abhishek is an auspicious bath for a deity with shower of milk/water over an idol.
The name originates from the Sanskrit language but is more often used as a Hindi name.

Intended meaning of Abhishek:

Mention of Abhishek is found in Monier Williams' Sanskrit-English Dictionary where Abhishek refers to anointing, inaugurating or consecrating (by sprinkling water), the inauguration of a king, royal unction. Mention of Abhishek (अभिषेक) is found in the Shatapatha Brahmana (शतपथ ब्राह्मण) where this word refers to the water or liquid used at an inauguration. Abhishek finds reference in Mahabharata (महाभारत) with meaning religious bathing, ablution. Abhishek (अभिषेक) finds to be mentioned in Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasimha, Halayudha, Hemacandra where Abhishek is used for bathing of the divinity to whom worship is offered.

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As per USA popularity, Abhishek is a popular name in the USA. Abhishek is in trend since 1981, where Abhishek was used by average 24 people per year as the name of their kids. It is quite popular in India, as per social media count more than 15010 people have name Abhishek.

In our opinion, Abhishek is sweet and common name. Abhishek also has good meaning attached to it. Name Abhishek have mythological significance.

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