Govardhan गोवर्धन

  • Suitable for Boy
  • 4 syllables and 9 letters
  • pronounced as govardhana
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) गोवर्धन

Govardhan meaning: Increasing Cattle


Govardhan name meaning

Literal meaning of Govardhan:

Ancient Sanskrit Name Govardhan (गोवर्धन) literally means increasing cows and cattle. Govardhan is also name of a celebrated hill in Gokul lifted by Lord Krishna.


Intended meaning of Govardhan:

Reference of Sanskrit Name Govardhan is found in Mahabharata in which this is name of a holy fig tree in the country of Bahik (बाहीक). Govardhan also founds to be referred in Raghuvansh (रघुवंश) and Harivansh (हरिवंश) in which this name refers to a celebrated hill in Vrindavan (वृन्दावन) near Mathura (मथुरा) which was lifted by Lord Krishna in his teen age days to protect the cowherds and their cattle from a storm.
Reference of Govardhan is also found in Git-Gobind (गीत-गोविन्द), Shanghdhar-Padhyati (शार्ङ्गधर-पद्धति) and Unadi-Sutra (उणादि-सूत्र) where Govardhan is the name of an author.


Popularity of Govardhan

As per social media records, Govardhan is a pretty popular name in India. Govardhan is used by more than thousands of people in India as the name of their children. Govardhan is not a popular name in the USA.

Govardhan is a mythological and common name, but a little hard to pronounce for non Indians

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More about Govardhan

  • Govardhana is a 8km long hill located near the town of Vrindavana, in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Gampa Govardhan is an Indian politician and a legislator of Andhra Pradesh Legislature.
  • Govardhan was a noted Indian painter of the Mughal school of painting.
  • Govardhan Vigraham is a Visual effects designer and supervisor in the Bollywood movie industry.

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