Ayush (in Devanagari: आयुष) is a Hindu boy name of Sanskrit origin, which literally means "duration of life and age." It also means man, son and family or lineage.
Mention of Ayush (आयुष) is found in Shatapatha Brahmana (शतपथ ब्राह्मण) and Pajcaratra where this word refers to duration of life.
Ayush is derived from Sanskrit word Ayus (आयुस्), which is referred in the Atharva Veda (अथर्व वेद), Rig Veda and Mahabharata in which this word means life, vital power, vigour, health, duration of life or long life. Ayus finds reference in Vajasaneyi Sanhita (वाजसनेयि संहिता) and Rig Veda with meaning active power or efficacy. Ayus finds reference in Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Vishnu Purana in which Ayus is the name of the son of Pururavas (पुरूरवस) and Urvashi (उर्वशी). Ayushmaan bhava" is a common way to bless in Indian culture where the seeker is blessed with long life. Hence the name Ayush would mean "Long life".
Name Ayush is quite popular in U.S, it was in 1992 name begun popularising and still it is popular as per we can clearly see in the graph above. Ayush is a pretty popular name in India. As per social media profile count, Ayush is used by nearly 2007 people as the name of their children.
The Hindu baby name Ayush is sweet and common. Ayush also has very good meaning attached with it. Ayush has great mythological reference.
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