Ancient Sanskrit name Madhyam (मध्यम) literally means middle or intermediate. Madhyam also refers to central, mean, moderate or neutral.
Mention of ancient Sanskrit name Madhyam is found in various Epics of Hindu mythology with different meanings depending on the context.
Madhyam founds reference in Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Ramayan (रामायण) where this word means middle or in the midst of the troop. This name is also mentioned in the Riga Veda (ऋग् वेद) where Madhyam means intermediate or central.
Reference of Madhyam is also found in the Epic Veni-Sanhaar (वेणी-संहार) where Madhyam denotes middle born child. Madhyam also founds to be referred in Kavya literature where Madhyam signifies impartial or neutral. So Madhyam is the name of Lord Shiva, he is attributeless, without likes and dislikes, and hence impartial.
Madhyam is a bit popular name in India. Here it is used by a mere 11 people as the name of their babies. Madhyam is not a popular name in the USA.
Madhyam is the unique name with good mythological reference.
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