Kanishk कनिष्क

  • Suitable for Boy
  • 3 syllables and 7 letters
  • pronounced as kaniSka
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) कनिष्क

Kanishk meaning: Kind of dish

Kanishk name meaning

Literal meaning of Kanishk:

Ancient Sanskrit word Kanishk (Sanskrit कनिष्क) literally means kind of dish.

Intended meaning of Kanishk:

Reference of Kanishk is found in Rajtarangini (राजतरंगिणी) as a king who followed Buddhism. Kanishk was a celebrated king of northern India who came after Ashok and was a great supporter of Buddhism. The empire of Kanishk was comprised of Afghanistan, Panjab, Yarkand, Kashmir, Ladhak, Agra (अग्र), Rajputana, Gujarat, and Sindh.

Popularity of Kanishk

US Popularity Trend for Kanishk

Kanishk is a somewhat popular name in the USA. Kanishk is used by 5 - 17 people per year as the name of their children from the year 2002 to 2013. Kanishk is a popular name in India. Kanishk is used by more than thousands of people as the name of their children in India.

In our opinion Kanishk is a sweet and short name. Kanishk also sounds like a stylish name.

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More about Kanishk

  • Name Kanishk is very popular as a character in different dramas. For example Karan Patel as Kanishk Malhotra in Kavyanjali (Indian Television romantic drama series), Shaleen Bhanot as Kanishk in Naaginn (Hindi television series).
  • Principal Kanishk, the principal of Mathura Anath Ashram in Roll No. 21 (an award winning Indian animated series)

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