Purva पूर्वा

  • Suitable for Girl
  • 2 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as pUrvA
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) पूर्वा

Purva meaning: East

Purva name meaning

Literal meaning of Purva:

Purva is ancient word of Sanskrit origin which refers to east. Purva is also used for early.

Intended meaning of Purva:

Reference of Purva is found in the Ramayan and Mahabharata where it refers to the east direction. Purva is also used by lexicographers like Amar Singh and Halayudh in their writings where it refers to the name of a country to the east of Madhya-Desh (मध्य-देश). Purva is Nakshatra of the Nakshatras (नक्षत्रs) Purva-phalguni (पूर्व-फल्गुनी), Purva-Shadha (पूर्वा*षाढा) and Purvabhadrapada (पूर्वभद्रपदा) collectively, as per Varaha-Mihira.
Purva also signifies an event that has occurred earlier or before. Purva also refers to something that has been done already.

Popularity of Purva

US Popularity Trend for Purva

Purva is a bit popular name in the USA. It has been used by 5 - 8 people per year as the name of their children from the year 1992 to 2010. Purva is a popular name in India.

In our opinion Purva is a short and sweet name. Purva has a nice meaning and it is stylish also.

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