Sanskrit Name Lava (Sanskrit: लाव) literally means small or tiny. It also means a particle or piece.
Mention of the Sanskrit name Lava is found in Mahabharata in which this word refers to anything cut off, a section, fragment, piece, particle, bit, little piece. Also, the meaning of name Lava is a minute division of time, the 60th of a twinkling, half a second, a moment.
Mention of Lava is found in Nalodaya where Lava refers to the act of cutting, reaping, mowing, plucking or gathering.
Lava finds mention in the Ramayana, Raghavapandaviya and Puranas where Lava is the name of of a son of Ramachandr (रामचन्द्र) and Sita (सीता), he is twin-brother of Kush (कुश). Lava is another name of Lord Ganesha for a pygmy-sized appearance in one of his manifestations called as the short-statured Lord Ganesha. Also, Lava is name of Lord Shiva as he is the infinite time still an indication of every small time.
Name Lava is not that popular in the U.S. It is one of those names which is rarely used in U.S as well as in India. Although meaning behind Lava holds a strong significance, but if you see in social networking activities as well, this name is rarely used.
As per our opinion, Lava is one of the stylish name that shall soon take a hold in terms of popularity due to its short, easy to pronounce and mythological significance.
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