Sanskrit word Pulak (पुलक) literally means bunch, gem, jewel or a kind of stone.
Pulak is found to be referred in Mahabharata (महाभारत) in which Pulak is a species of edible plant. Reference of Pulak is also found in Kavya literature and Purans (पुराण) where Pulak refers to the erection or bristling of the hairs of the body. Pulak is also a name of a prince as per Vishnu Purana.
Mention of this name is also found in the writings of Varah-Mihir (वराह-मिहिर) where Pulak is used for a kind of stone or gem. Lexicographers like Hemchandra and Halayudh have also used this word in their writings with different meanings like a species of tree, flaw or defect in a gem and a kind of insect.
Pulak is popular name in India. Here Pulak is used by nearly 425 people in India as the name of their children. Pulak is not at all a popular name in the USA.
In our opinion Pulak is a short and sweet name. Pulak also has a nice meaning attached to it.
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