Magadha मागध

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 3 syllables and 7 letters
  • pronounced as mAgadha
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) मागध

Magadha meaning: Resident of Magadh

Magadha name meaning

Literal meaning of Magadha:

Ancient Sanskrit word Magadha literally refers to resident of Magadh. Magadha also refers to white cumin.

Intended meaning of Magadha:

Reference of Sanskrit word Magadha is found in Arthav Veda (अथर्व-वेद) and Lalit-Vistaar (ललित-विस्तर) where Maghadha means relating to Magadh (मगध) country.
Magadha is also mentioned in Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Harivansh (हरिवंश) where Magadha is the name of a king of Magadh.
Magadha also founds to be referred in Manu-Smiriti (मनु-स्मृति) and Kavya literature where Magadha signifies name of a mixed caste.
Mention of this name is also found in writings of lexicographers like Halayudh and Amar Singh in which Magadha is used for a white cumin.

Popularity of Magadha

As we can clearly see in the chart above Magadha is not a popular name either in India or the USA. Magadha is not used by any person of the USA as the name of their kids. In India also Magadha is used by mere 3 people as the name of their children.

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More about Magadha

  • Magadha was a kingdom ruled by Vedic civilization kings. Jarasandha was the greatest among them during epic times.

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