Senapati (Sanskrit सेनापति) is an ancient Sanskrit name which means commander. Senapati also refers to the General of the Army.
Senapati is combination of Sanskrit word Sena meaning "army"and Pati meaning "lord".
Mention of Sanskrit name Senapati is found in Aitreya-Brahman (ऐतरेय-ब्राह्मण) in which Senapati refers to the General of the Army. Senapati also founds to be mentioned in the writings of lexicographers like Hemchandra and Halayudh where this is another name of God Kartikkeya (कार्त्तिकेय).
Reference of Senapati is also found in Mahabharata (महाभारत) where Senapati is the name of a son of Dhritrashtra (धृतराष्ट्र) and another name of Lord Shiva as the supreme commander.
Senapati is not a popular name in the USA. Senapati is also a less popular name in India.
Name Senapati has a nice meaning attached to it. Senapati has also a great sort of mythological significance attached to it. But it is not a good sounding name for Baby.
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