Bhargav भार्गव

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  • 3 syllables and 7 letters
  • pronounced as bhArgava
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) भार्गव

Bhargav meaning: Archer

Bhargav name meaning

Literal meaning of Bhargav:

Ancient Sanskrit name Bhargav (Sanskrit भार्गव) is another name of Lord Shiva. Bhargav literally represents an archer, astrologer and potter.

Intended meaning of Bhargav:

Bhargav founds mention in the Epic Mahabharata (महाभारत) in which Bhargav is another name of Lord Shiva. Bhargav is sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu as Parashuram (परशुराम).
Bhargav is also found to be referred in Upnishad (उपनिषद्) where Bhargav refers to the descendants of Bhrgu (भृगु).
This name also finds reference in Ramayan (रामायण) and writings of Panini (पाणिनि) and Varah-Mihir (वराह-मिहिर) as something related to plant Venus.
Mention of Bhargav is found in writings of lexicographers too where Bhargav signifies archer, astrologer and an elephant.

Popularity of Bhargav

US Popularity Trend for Bhargav

Bhargav is a popular name in the USA. Bhargav is in trend since 1992 and is adopted by 5-21 people per year in the USA as the name of their kids. Bhargav is a highly popular name in India. Bhargav is adopted by more than 2250 people in India as the name of their children.

Bhargav is a beautiful name. Bhargav also has a great meaning attached to it. Bhargav has great mythological significance in Hindu mythology.

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More about Bhargav

  • Bhargav, is a community in India who believe themselves to be descended from the sage Bhrigu.
  • Bhargav Sri Prakash is a former professional Tennis player and junior national champion from India.
  • Bhargav Narasimhan is an Indian Rubik's Cube speedsolver.

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