Sanskrit name Raghav (राघव) literally means ocean or sea.
Raghav is an ancient Sanskrit word which is another name of Lord Ram. Reference of Lord Ram is found in Ramayan and Raghuvansh (रघुवंश).
In Ramayan and Raghuvansh Raghav refers to descendant of Raghu, descendant of king Dashrath and especially Lord Ram.
Lexicographers like Amar Singh, Halayudh and Hemchandra have also used this word as sea or oceans.
According to the graph Raghav is a popular name in the USA. Raghav is popular from the year 1990. Until the year 1999 this name has been used by 7 - 20 people per year as the name of their babies. This name has been rose in popularity from the year 2000 to 2013 where this name has been used by 50 - 70 people per year as the name of their babies.
Raghav is also a very popular name in India.
In our opinion Raghav is a beautiful name with a unique meaning. Raghav has great mythological significance.
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