Shounak (Sanskrit: शौनक) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian popular masculine given name, which literally means "broken bones plant" in Sanskrit.
Shounak finds mention in Shatapatha Brahmana (शतपथ ब्राह्मण), Upanisad and Mahabharata where Shounak is the name of various authors and teachers. Shounak is referred in Harivansha (हरिवंश) in which this word means the descendants and pupils of Shounak.
The name Shounak is not adopted by any person in the USA as the name of their kids. As per social media profile counts, Shounak (also alternate spelling Shounaakh, Shownak, Shounaka, Shaunakh, Shaoonak and Shounaak) are not a popular name in India.
Name Shounak is sweet and unique. Shounak is a very good name from the Sanskrit origin with ok meaning attached to it. Shounak has a good mythological background. Shounak (Syllables - 3) is a little hard to pronounce for non Indians, maybe that is why it is not popular in the USA.
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