Hiranya हिरण्या

  • Suitable for Boy / Girl
  • Unique name
  • 3 syllables and 7 letters
  • pronounced as hiraNyA
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) हिरण्या

Hiranya meaning: The golden

Hiranya name meaning

Literal meaning of Hiranya:

The unisex name Hiranya (हिरण्या / हिरण्य) is derived from Sanskrit. It means "made of gold and golden". Another meaning is most precious.

Intended meaning of Hiranya:

Mention of Hiranya is found in Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasimha, Halayudha, Hemacandra where Hiranya refers to one of the seven tongues of fire. Hiranya is the name of Lord Vishnu.

Popularity of Hiranya

Name Hiranya is not that popular in the US. It is difficult to pronounce for non Indians. According to the data gathered from social networking sites, this name is not quite popular. Here it is used by 135 people as the name of their children.

The Hindu baby name Hiranya is sweet and unique. Hiranya also has a great meaning attached to it. Hiranya has great mythological reference.

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More about Hiranya

  • The Hiraṇyavarṇa Mahavihara is a historical vihara situated in Patan, Nepal. It is known locally as the "Golden Temple" and it is famous for feeding rats.
  • Hiranya is an album by Japanese noise musician Merzbow.
  • In Hinduism, Hiranyaksha was an Asura and the son of Diti and Kashyap.

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