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.
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.
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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