Janaki जानकी

  • Suitable for Girl
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 3 syllables and 6 letters
  • pronounced as jAnakI
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) जानकी

Janaki meaning: Goddess Sita

Janaki name meaning

Literal meaning of Janaki:

Sanskrit girl name Janaki (Sanskrit जानकी) literally refers metre of 4 x 24 syllables and daughter of Janaka.

Intended meaning of Janaki:

Janaki finds mention in Mahabharata (महाभारत), Ramayana and Raghavapandaviya where Janaki is the name of goddess Sita. The meaning of name Janaki is a Ksatriya king who was in previous birth, an asura called candravinasa.

Popularity of Janaki

US Popularity Trend for Janaki

As indicated by the US popularity charts, Janaki is a very popular name in the USA and has gained popularity since 1978. According to the data gathered from social networking sites, this name is a pretty popular. Here Janaki is used by more than 1161 people in India as the name of their kids.

The Hindu baby name Janaki is sweet and common. If you are looking for name with very good meaning, then Janaki is a good option. Janaki also has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.

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More about Janaki

  • S. Janaki, is a versatile Indian Playback singer.
  • Janaki Vishwanathan is an Indian filmmaker.
  • V. N. Janaki, was an Indian Tamil actress and politician.
  • Sowcar Janaki, is a southerner-Indian actress who has acted in over 385 Tamils, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam films.
  • Janaki Sabesh is an Indian actress appearing predominantly in Tamil and Telugu movies.

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