Shishupal शिशुपाल

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  • 4 syllables and 9 letters
  • pronounced as zizupAla
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) शिशुपाल

Shishupal meaning: Guardian

Shishupal name meaning

Literal meaning of Shishupal:

Sanskrit name Shishupal (Sanskrit: शिशुपाल) means child protector. Shishupal also means the one who guards a child in the absence of parents.

Intended meaning of Shishupal:

Reference of Shishupal is found in the Mahabharata. Shishupal was the name of a king of Chedi which was a nation inhabiting in the central India. His description is found in Sabha-Parvan of Mahabharata where he was opposing the worship of Lord Krishna in a ceremony and challenged Lord Krishna to fight. In this fight Krishna struck off his head with his Sudarshan-Chakra.
Reference of this name is also found in Vishnu-Puran where Shishupal is identified with demons like Hiranya-Kashipu. Shishupal also identifies with Ravan who was killed by Lord Ram.

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According to the graph given here Shishupal is not a popular name in the USA. Shishupal is used by few people in India as the name of their children.

Shishupal is a little old style name with neutral meaning.

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More about Shishupal

  • Patle Shishupal Natthu is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India.
  • Shishupal Ram was an Indian pediatrician. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest Indian civilian honour of Padma Shri in 1983.

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