Shloka (Sanskrit श्लोक) is an ancient name of Sanskrit origin, which literally means verse, fame renown, glory and proverb. It also means call, praise, noise, hymn, maxim and fame.
Shloka (श्लोक) finds to be mentioned in Rig Veda (ऋग् वेद) where Shloka is used for sound, noise. Mention of Shloka (श्लोक) is found in Monier Williams' Sanskrit-English Dictionary where this word refers to a call or voice.
Atharva Veda (अथर्व वेद), Taittiriya Samhita, Brahmana and Bhagavata Purana have used Shloka (श्लोक) in their works to refer fame renown, glory, praise, hymn of praise.
Shloka finds reference in the Shatapatha Brahmana (शतपथ ब्राह्मण), Kausitaki Upanisad and Mahabharata with meaning a stanza, a particular kind of common epic metre. Shloka finds mention in Arseya Brahmana (आर्षेय ब्राह्मण) where Shloka is the name of Saaman.
As per USA popularity, Shloka is a quite popular name in the USA. Shloka has been popular since 2001 in the USA. In the social media network, the name Shloka is used by a handful of people.
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