Kanva कण्व

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  • Unique name
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  • 2 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as kaNva
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) कण्व

Kanva meaning: Talented

Kanva name meaning

Literal meaning of Kanva:

Kanva (Sanskrit कण्व) literally refers to a person who is talented or praised. Kanva also refers to someone intelligent, skill and admired.

Intended meaning of Kanva:

Reference of Kanva is found in various Epics of Hindu mythology like Unadi-Sutra (उणादि-सूत्र), Riga Veda (ऋग्-वेद), Arthav Veda (अथर्व वेद), Vajsaneyiya-Sanhita (वाजसनेयि-संहिता) and Katyayan-Shraut-Sutra (कात्यायन-श्रौत-सूत्र) where Kanva is the name of renowned Rishi (ऋषि) who is author of several hymns of Riga Veda.
Kanva is also found to be referred in Mahabharata (महाभारत), Shakuntala (शकुन्तला) and Taittriya-Sanhita (तैत्तिरीय-संहिता) as name of several, princess and authors. Mention of this name is also found in Arthav Veda as a peculiar class of Evil Spirits. In Katyayan-Shraut-Sutra Kanva also refers to a deaf person.

Popularity of Kanva

According to the graph shown above Kanva is not a popular name in either India or USA. Kanva is not used by any person in the USA or India as the name of their children.

In our opinion Kanva is a unique name with a nice meaning. Kanva is also a short, sweet and stylish name. With good mythological significance.

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More about Kanva

  • Kanva was an ancient Hindu rishi of the Treta yuga.
  • Kanva Reservoir is an artificial lake and tourist attraction 69 kilometres from Bangalore and 10 kilometres from Ramanagara.
  • The Kanva dynasty is a Brahmin dynasty that replaced the Shunga dynasty in Magadha, and ruled in the Eastern part of India from 75 BCE to 30 BCE.
  • Kanva Shakha is the oldest shakha of Shukla Yajurveda.

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