Sanskrit name Ripu (रिपु) is an ancient Sanskrit word which literally means enemy, foe or deceiver. Ripu also refers to false, deceitful, treacherous gall-nut and adversary.
Ripu finds reference in Epics like Riga Veda (ऋग् वेद) where Ripu refers to deceitful, treacherous and false. Mention of this name is also found in Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Manu-Smiriti (मनु-स्मृति) in which Ripu is used for enemy, foe or adversary.
Ripu also founds reference in Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) where Ripu is the name of a hostile planet. This word is also referenced in Harivansh (हरिवंश) as the son of Slisti and Succhaya. Also, Ripu was a son of Yadu (यदु) and Babhru (बभ्रु) as per mentioned in Purana.
Ripu is not a popular name in the USA. Ripu is a somewhat popular name in India. As per social media records, Ripu is used by more than 125 people in India as the name of their children.
In our opinion, Ripu is short and easy to pronounce name. But Ripu is not a recommended name, because it does not have a good meaning. Ripu has Sanskrit meaning, but in a negative sense.
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