Rushi ऋषि

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Unique name
  • 2 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as RSi
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) ऋषि

Rushi meaning: Sage

Rushi name meaning

Literal meaning of Rushi:

Rushi (Sanskrit ऋषि) is a Sanskrit word which means saint or sage. Rushi also refers to anchorite, seer or ray of light.

Intended meaning of Rushi:

Reference of Rishi is found in Arthav Veda (अथर्व वेद), Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण), Aitreya-Brahman (ऐतरेय-ब्राह्मण) and Manu-Smirit (मनु-स्मृति) in which Rushi was a peculiar class of beings in an early mythical system. Rushi also finds mention in Mahabharata (महाभारत) where several patriarchs are called Rushi.
Mention of Rushi is also found in Harivansh (हरिवंश) where name of several Rushi is enumerated. In Manu-Smruti, Rishi was a saint or sanctified sage in general, an ascetic, anchorite.

Popularity of Rushi

US Popularity Trend for Rushi

Rushi is a popular name in the USA. Rushi is in trend since 1988 and it is used by 5-15 people per year as the name of their kids. Rushi is a popular name in India too. Here Rushi is used by more than 650 people as per social media records.

Rushi is very common and modern name with great meaning and mythological significance.

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