Rajeev राजीव

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 3 syllables and 6 letters
  • pronounced as rAjIva
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) राजीव

Rajeev meaning: Striped

Rajeev name meaning

Literal meaning of Rajeev:

Rajiv is a Sanskrit name (Sanskrit: राजीव) which refers to the flower lotus. Rajiv literally means striped.

Intended meaning of Rajeev:

Reference of Rajiv is found in Sushrur, ManuSmiriti, Yajya Valakya, Bhav Prakash and Mahabharata. In Sushrur Rajiv means striped or streaked. Rajiv is mentioned in Manu Smiriti and Yajya Valakya as a species of fish. Reference of Rajiv is also found in Bhav prakash where this name is used for a kind of striped deer. Rajiv is used to refer to the blue lotus flower in Hindu texts like Mahabharata. Reference of Rajiv is also found in the Monier Williams dictionary where this is name of a pupil of Vishwanath. Lexicographers like Amar Singh and Halayudh have also mentioned this name as an elephant, Indian crane or a person living at the king's expense.
Rajiv Lochan is a name used for Lord Rama in Ramayana with meaning "one whose eyes are like lotus flowers".

Popularity of Rajeev

US Popularity Trend for Rajeev

As we can clearly see in the chart Rajiv is a very popular name in the USA. Rajiv is popular for a very long period of time. This name is constantly used by 10 - 30 people per year as the name of their babies. This name was most popular from the year 1984 to 1989, where this name was used by 30 to 50 people per year as the name of their babies.

In our opinion Rajiv is a short, sweet and stylish name. Rajiv is a beautiful and all time hit name. Rajiv has a unique meaning attached to it.

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