Pushti (Sanskrit पुष्टि) is an ancient word of Sanskrit origin, which means prosperity, completeness, well-nourished, development and growth.
Pushti is found to be mentioned in the Riga Veda (ऋग् वेद) with meanings like growth, increase, prosperity, wealth, comfort, fatness and plumpness. Reference of this name is also found in Epics like Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण) and Taittriya-Sanhita (तैत्तिरीय-संहिता) where Pushti means breeding and rearing.
Pushti also finds mention in Sahitya-Darpan (साहित्य-दर्पण) where Pushti denotes completeness, development and fullness. This word is also mentioned in the Mahabharata (महाभारत), Harivansh (हरिवंश) and Puran (पुराण) in which Pushti is the name of a daughter of Daksha (दक्ष) and wife of Dharma.
Pushti finds mention in Markandeya Purana where Pushti is the name of the mother of Lobha (लोभ). Pushti finds mention in Vishnu Purana where Pushti is the name of a daughter of Dhruv (ध्रुव).
Pushti is a somewhat popular name in the USA. Here Pushti is used by less than 10 people as the name of their kids. Pushti is a very popular name in India. However Pushti is not used by many people in India as the name of their kids as it is shown in the chart above.
Pushti is a nice name with a unique meaning attached to it.
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