Sanskrit girl name Pavithra (Sanskrit पवित्रा) literally refers holy, saintly, pure and beneficent. Another meaning is sacred basil, saffron, the Pippak tree and also honey, water, butter, kusa grass.
Pavithra is referred in Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasimha, Halayudha, Hemacandra in which this word means name of plants. Pavithra finds reference in Mahabharata where this word refers to a river.
As per USA popularity, Pavithra is a popular name in the USA. Pavithra is in trend since 2001, where Pavithra was used by average 6 people per year as the name of their kids. Pavithra is a popular name in India. Pavithra is adopted by many people in India as the name of their children. As per social media profile count, Pavithra is used by nearly 2344 people.
As far as we can tell, Pavithra is short, sweet and common name. If you are looking for name with very good meaning, then Pavithra is a good option. The baby name Pavithra is originated from Hindu literature.
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