The boy name Shakunt (शकुन्त) is derived from Sanskrit. It means "sort of insect, particularbird of prey, blue jay and bird"
Shakunt finds reference in Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Kavya Literature with meaning a bird and the name of a son of Vishwamitra. Mention of the Sanskrit name Shakunt is found in the Bhagavata Purana (भागवत पुराण) in which this word refers to a particular bird of prey.
Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasimha, Halayudha, Hemacandra have used Shakunt (शकुन्त) in their works to refer a blue jay, a sort of insect.
Name Shakunt is not that popular in the US. Shakunt is a somewhat popular name in India Shakunt is used by 22 people in India as per social media records.
As far as we can tell, Shakunt is the sweet and unique name. Shakunt also has good meaning attached to it. Shakunt has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it. Also, Shakunt is little difficult to pronounce for non Indians.
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