Nandi (Sanskrit नन्दि) is an ancient name in Sanskrit word which literally means happiness, welfare, pleasure or joy.
Mention of Nandi is found in Mahabharata (महाभारत) where Nandi denotes the happy one. And Nandi is another name of Lord Vishnu as he is of the nature of supreme Bliss. Nandi also founds reference in Taittiriya-Aranyak (तैत्तिरीय-आरण्यक) where Nandi denotes a devotee of Lord Shiva.
Nandi is also referred in the Purans where this name refers to joy personified as the wife of Kaam (काम) and mother of Harsh (हर्ष). Nandi is also mentioned in the writings of Sir Monier-Williams as a class of sacred writings.
As we can clearly see, Nandi is a popular name in the USA. Nandi is in trend since 1971 and till 2013 this name is used by at least 10 people per year as the name of their kids. Nandi was most popular in the period of 1990 to 2002 when it was used by 20- 30 people per year as the name of their kids. Nandi is a somewhat popular name in India.
Nandi is a short name. Nandi has a nice meaning attached to it. Nandi is also a sweet and stylish name.
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