Shashank शशांक

  • Suitable for Boy
  • 3 syllables and 8 letters
  • pronounced as zazAGka
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) शशांक

Shashank meaning: Moon

Shashank name meaning

Literal meaning of Shashank:

The boy name Shashank is derived from Sanskrit. It means "the moon and hare marked".

Intended meaning of Shashank:

Shashank finds reference in the Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Kavya Literature where this word refers to hare-marked, the moon. Mention of Shashank is found in Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasimha, Halayudha, Hemacandra where Shashank refers to camphor. Shashank finds reference in Harsacarita (हर्षचरित) in which Shashank is the name of a king. Name Shashank is another name for the moon.

Popularity of Shashank

US Popularity Trend for Shashank

As indicated by the US popularity charts, Shashank is a very popular name in the USA and has gained popularity since 1993. According to the data gathered from social networking sites, this name is a pretty popular. Here Shashank is used by more than 2124 people in India as the name of their kids.

In our opinion, Shashank is the sweet and common name. Shashank has a very beautiful meaning attached to it. It has mythological significance also.

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More about Shashank

  • Shashank Ketkar is an Indian television and theater actor predominantly working in the Marathi industry.
  • Shashank Vyas is an Indian Bollywood film and television actor.
  • Shashank Siddamsetty, is a Tollywood film actor.
  • Shashank Subramanyam is a Grammy nominated renowned exponent of the Bamboo Flute from India and specialises in Indian Classical Music.
  • Shashank Shende is an actor, director, and writer in India.
  • Shashank Vyankatesh Manohar is a prominent Indian lawyer who also served as the 29th President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India from 2008 to 2011.

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