Purna (Sanskrit पूर्ण) is a Sanskrit word which means complete, full or entire. Purna also means through, strong, abundant or satisfied.
Mention of Purna is found in Riga Veda (ऋग् वेद) in which this word refers to filling with or full.
Purna is also mentioned in Vishnu Puran where Purna means complete, abundant, content and the of a river. This name also founds reference in Kavya literature where Purna denotes abundant or rich.
Reference of Purna is also found in the Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Ramayan (रामायण) with meanings like finished, accomplished, fulfilled or ended. Lord Vishnu is self fulfilled, being the source of all powers and excellence. So Purna is another name of Lord Vishnu.
Purna is a pretty popular name in India. Purna is used by more than 925 people in India as the name of their children according to the social media records. Purna is a bit popular name in the USA. Here Purna is used by a mere 5 people as the name of their kids.
In our opinion, Purna is short, sweet and very common name with good meaning attached to it. It also has good mythological significance.
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