Ancient Sanskrit word Arup (अरूप) literally refers to shapeless or formless. Arup also refers to ugly or ill formed.
Reference of Arup is found in Ramayan (रामायण) in which Arup means ugly or ill-formed. Arup is also referenced in Shvetashvar-Upnishad (श्वेताश्वतर-उपनिषद्) and Nrisingh-Taapniya-Upnishad (नृसिंह-तापनीय-उपनिषद्) with meanings like formless and shapeless.
Mention of Arup is also found in Sir Monier-Williams dictionary in which this word refers to emancipation.
Arup is a pretty popular name in India. As per social media, Arup is used by more than 1000 people as the name of their children. Arup is not a famous name in the USA.
The Hindu baby name Arup is the short and sweet name. But, Arup has negative meaning attached to it.
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