Ancient Sanskrit word Bhasker (भास्कर) means bright, glittering or shining. Bhasker also refers to sun or fire.
Mention of Bhasker is found in Epics lie Mahabharata (महाभारत) and in the writings of Panini (पाणिनि) in which this word refers to making light, shining, glittering and bright. Bhasker is also found in Taittiriya-Aranyak (तैत्तिरीय-आरण्यक) where Bhasker is another name for the sun. As per Epics Mahabharata, Bhasker is another name of Lord Shiva too.
Lexicographers like Hemchandra and Halayudh have also used Bhasker in their literature with meanings like fire, gold and a hero. Reference of this word is also found in Mricchkatika (मृच्छकटिका) in which Bhasker refers a kind of breach.
Bhasker is not a popular name in the USA. Bhasker is a famous name in India. Here Bhasker is used by more than 650 people as the name of their babies. And alternate spelling Bhaskar is more popular than Bhasker.
In our opinion Bhasker is derived from Bhasker to make it unique, but Bhasker is not unique anymore. Also, Bhasker is a short, sweet and stylish name. Bhasker has a nice meaning attached to it. Bhasker also has mythological significance attached to it.
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