Chanakya चाणक्य

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  • Unique name
  • 3 syllables and 8 letters
  • pronounced as cANakya
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) चाणक्य

Chanakya meaning: Name of Economist

Chanakya name meaning

Literal meaning of Chanakya:

Sanskrit name Chanakya (Sanskrit चाणक्य) is the name of an economist of Mauryan Kingdom.

Intended meaning of Chanakya:

Mention of Chanakya is found in Bhavprakash (भावप्रकाश) where Chanakya denotes something made of chick-peas.
Chanakya was a renowned economist and politician of the Mauryan dynasty. Chanakya was also the author of, famous book Arthashashtra. This name is also mentioned in Epics like Hemchandra Parishishtaparvan (हेमचन्द्र परिशिष्टपर्वन्), Mudrarakshash (मुद्राराक्षस), Panchtantra (पञ्चतन्त्र) and Kathasaritsagar as the son of Chanak (चणक) and a minister of Chandra-Gupt-Maurya.

Popularity of Chanakya

Chanakya is a popular name in India. Chanakya is used by more than 400 people in India as per Social media records. Chanakya is not a popular name in the USA.

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More about Chanakya

  • Chanakya was an Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor.
  • Thapi Chanakya was an Indian film director and writer.
  • Chanakya was an adviser of the first Maurya Emperor Chandragupta.
  • Chanakya is a 1984 Indian Kannada film.
  • Chanakya is a 47-part epic Indian television historical drama.

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Chanu चनु

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