Bal बल

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Unique name
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 2 syllables and 3 letters
  • pronounced as bala
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) बल

Bal meaning: Force

Bal name meaning

Literal meaning of Bal:

Bal (Sanskrit बल) is an ancient word of Sanskrit origin which refers to power, strength or force.

Intended meaning of Bal:

Bal founds reference in Riga Veda (ऋग् वेद) in which Bal means power, strength, might or vigour. Mention of Bal is found in Mahabharata (महाभारत) where Bal is considered as a sixth organ of action. And a son of King Pariksit of the Iksvaku dynasty, it is a name of a monkey warrior of Rama who was a son of Angiras and also one of the 2 attendants given to Skanda by Vayu.

Reference of Bal is also found in Nalopakhyaan (नलोपाख्यान) where Bal is used to show expertness in or power of. Bal is also found to be referred in Manu-Smiriti (मनु-स्मृति) where Bal denotes military force, troops or an army.
Bal is an another name of Lord Shiva as he is endowed with great strength of mind.

Popularity of Bal

Bal is not a popular name in the USA according to the USA popularity. Bal is a popular name in India. As per social media, Bal is used by more than 800 people in India as the name of their kids.

Bal is a short and sweet name. Bal also has a nice meaning attached to it.

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