Shishir शिशिर

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  • 3 syllables and 7 letters
  • pronounced as zizira
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) शिशिर

Shishir meaning: Freezing


Shishir name meaning

Literal meaning of Shishir:

Shishir is an ancient name of Sanskrit origin which refers to cool, cold, chilly or freezing. Shishir also refers to winter, dew, or particular mythical weapon.


Intended meaning of Shishir:

Shishir founds reference in Ramayan (रामायण) and Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) in which this word denotes cold, chilly or freezing. Shishir is also found to be mentioned in Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Kavya literature with meanings like hoarfrost and dew.
Shishir is also referenced in the Epic Vishnu in which Shishir refers to Lord Vishnu as the cool season or the cool refuge to those who are scorched by physical, mental and supernatural torments.
Mention of Shishir is also found in Arthav Veda (अथर्व वेद) where Shishir is the name of dewy season. This name is also found to be mentioned in Harivansh (हरिवंश) and Purans in which Shishir is the name of a mountain.
Also, Shishir finds reference in Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Harivansh (हरिवंश) in which Shishir is the name of a son of Dhar (धर) and Manohara (मनोहरा),


Popularity of Shishir

US Popularity Trend for Shishir

Shishir is a somewhat popular name in the USA. Shishir is used by 5 - 7 people per year since 1999 till the year 2013 as the name of their kids by the people of the USA. Shishir is a popular name in India. Here it is used by nearly 608 people in the USA as the name of their kids, as per social media records.

In our opinion Shishir is a nice and stylish name. Shishir also has a unique meaning attached to it. Shishir also has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.

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More about Shishir

  • Shishir Gupta is Executive Editor of the Hindustan Times.

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