Anjali अंजली, अञ्जली

  • Suitable for Girl
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 3 syllables and 6 letters
  • pronounced as aJjali
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) अंजली, अञ्जली

Anjali meaning: Devotion to God

Anjali name meaning

Literal meaning of Anjali:

Anjali means offering with devotion to God as well as to help people in need. A mode of worship by joining both hands.

According to mythology, the girl Anjali (originally Sanskrit) means salutation, benediction, joining palms on the hand, reverence, anointed or polished. Another meaning is honoured, received respectfully and one who reveres, offers salutations, respects, is humble, modest, the folding of hands to make a hollow for offering oblations to a god or a deity. The name originates from the Sanskrit language but is more often used as a Telugu name.

Intended meaning of Anjali:

Mention of Anjali is found in Monier Williams' Sanskrit-English Dictionary in which Anjali means the open hands placed side by side and slightly hollowed, reverence, salutation, benediction. Vishnu Purana (विष्णु पुराण) has used Anjali (अंजली, अञ्जली) in their works to refer a libation to the Manes. Mention of Anjali (अंजली, अञ्जली) is found in Devi Bhagavata where this word refers to a sage and colleague of saunaka.

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US Popularity Trend for Anjali

As indicated by the US popularity charts, Anjali is a very popular name in the USA and has gained popularity since 1964. Anjali is a popular name in India, according to the social media profile count. Anjali is used by more than 5593 people in India as the name of their kids.

The Hindu baby name Anjali is sweet and common. Name Anjali is with good meaning attached to it. It has mythological significance also.

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