Balachandra बालचन्द्र

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Unique name
  • 4 syllables and 11 letters
  • pronounced as bAlacandra
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) बालचन्द्र

Balachandra meaning: Waxing moon

Balachandra name meaning

Literal meaning of Balachandra:

The boy name Balachandra is derived from Sanskrit. It means "young or waxing moon and cavity of a particular shape".

Intended meaning of Balachandra:

The name Balachandra (also transliterated as Balachandra or Bhalachandra) is one of the ancient Indian names and is derived from the Sanskrit roots "Bala" and "Chandra". "Bala" means "young" and "Chandra" means "moon". Together, they indicate young moon.
Kavya Literature (काव्य literature) have used Balachandra (बालचन्द्र) in their works to refer the young or waxing moon. Mention of Balachandra is found in Mrcchakatika (मृच्छकटिका) where Balachandra refers to a cavity of a particular shape.

Popularity of Balachandra

Name Balachandra is not that popular in the US. The baby name Balachandra is slightly difficult to pronounce. As per social media profile counts, Balachandra (also alternate spelling Bhalachandra) are not a popular name in India.

In our opinion, Balachandra is the sweet and unique name. If you are looking for name with good meaning, then Balachandra is a good option. Balachandra has great mythological reference. Balachandra is not popular in the USA, because it is longer with 4 syllables and difficult to pronunciation too.

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More about Balachandra

  • Balachandra Menon is an Indian film actor, director, script writer, distributor, editor, composer, singer and producer who works in Malayalam cinema.
  • Bhalchandra Vanaji Nemade is a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India.
  • Kailasam Balachander was an Indian director, producer, writer, actor, playwright, stage conductor, and comedian.

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