Sanskrit name Dhruv refers to the polar star. Dhruv also means steady, immovable and constant.
Dhruv is found to be referred in Riga Veda (ऋग्-वेद), Panini (पाणिनि) and Chandogya-Upnishad (छान्दोग्य-उपनिषद्) where Dhruv shows fixed, firm, immovable, unchangeable, constant, lasting, permanent and eternal.
Reference of Dhruv is also found in Arthav Veda (अथर्व-वेद) as earth, mountain, pillar, vow, inseparable member of body, a cow and a strong or retentive memory.
Dhruv is also mentioned in Manu-Smiriti (मनु-स्मृति), Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Kavya literature with meanings like settled, certain and sure.
This name also founds reference in Grihaya-Sutra (गृह्य-सूत्र) and Mahabharata (महाभारत) where Dhruv means the Polar star.
Mention of Dhruv is found also in Surya-Siddhanth (सूर्यसिद्धान्त) where Dhruva signifies celestial pole.
Writers like Hemchandra and Halayudh have also used this name in their writings as a post, stake, Indian fig tree, tip of the nose and a particular water bird.
According to the graph shown above Dhruv is a famous name in India as it is the name of a famous comic character. It is used by more than 2025 people in India as the name of their kids. This is a popular name in the USA. It is used by more than 400 people of the USA as the name of their babies.
Dhruv is a nice and beautiful name. It also has a nice meaning attached with it.
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