The girl name Anu is derived from Sanskrit. It means "atom, minute and fine". It also means subtle and divine or fraction.
Mention of Anu is found in Vajasaneyi Sanhita (वाजसनेयि संहिता) where Anu refers to fine, minute or an atom of time. Anu finds reference in Haravijaya (हरविजय) where this word refers to the soul, life.
Anu finds reference in the Shatapatha Brahmana (शतपथ ब्राह्मण) in which Anu is the name of Lord Shiva. Anu is also one of the names of the Hindu God a king (one of Yayati's sons). Anu finds reference in the Devi Bhagavata in which Anu is the name of a son of Digbhraja and husband of Kirti, the daughter of Suka and Pivari.
Anu is found in the thousand names of Ganesha, where this name referred as he is like a fraction which is indivisible. Anu is also found in thousand names of Vishnu where Anu refers to Lord Vishnu who is being the minutest of all, as an atom known by the mine.
As we can clearly see in the graph above, Anu is a popular name in the USA. Anu is in trend since 1972, where Anu was used by 5 to 17 people per year as the name of their kids. It is quite popular in India, as per social media count more than 6087 people have name Anu.
The Hindu baby name Anu is common. Anu has a very beautiful meaning attached to it. It has variously been used to refer to a number of mythological figures, including Vishnu, Ganesh and Shiva in Hinduism. Anu is difficult to pronounce.
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