Atreya आत्रेय

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  • Hindi (Sanskrit) आत्रेय

Atreya meaning: Glorious

Atreya name meaning

Literal meaning of Atreya:

Atreya (Sanskrit आत्रेय) means descendant of ancient Rishi Atri who was a great saint and physician. Atreya also means receptacle of glory.

Intended meaning of Atreya:

Atreya is another name of Lord Shiva and refers to someone who can cross the three worlds.
Reference of Atreya is found in Mahabharata (महाभारत), Panini (पाणिनि) and Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण) in which Atreya refers to descendants of Rishi Atri.
Atreya also founds mention in Aashvalayan-Grihaya-Sutra (आश्वलायन-गृह्य-सूत्र) as name of two Saamans (सामन्). Atreya is also referenced in Brahma Puran where Atreya is the name of a sage who was a composer of hymns and had the power to cross planets. Atreya finds reference in Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasimha, Halayudha, Hemacandra in which Atreya is the name of Lord Shiva.

Popularity of Atreya

US Popularity Trend for Atreya

Atreya is somewhat popular name in India. Atreya is adopted by more than 100 people in India as the name of their children. Atreya is also a bit popular name in the USA. Here Atreya is adopted by less than 40 people as the name of their children.

In our opinion Atreya is a short and sweet name. Atreya is also a unique kind of name. Atreya also has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.

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More about Atreya

  • An Atreya is a descendant of Atri, one of the great Hindu sages (rishis) whose accomplishments are detailed in the Puranas.
  • Aacharya Aatreya was a playwright, lyric writer and story writer in Telugu cinema.

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