An ancient Sanskrit word Shraddha (श्रद्धा) literally means trust, faith or belief. Shraddha also refers to veneration or worship.
Reference of Shraddha is found in Riga Veda with meanings like to have belief or to have faith. This name is also referred in the Mahabharata and Kavya literature in which Shraddha refers to credit or thinking anything true and also used as wish or desire.
Mention of this name is also found in Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) where Shraddha denotes to consent, approve, welcome or assent to. Shraddha also finds mention in the Bhagvat Puran where this name signifies wish, render trustful, to make faithful or inspire confidence.
Shraddha is the daughter of Praja-Pati (प्रजा-पति) in the Mahabharata. She is the daughter of Daksh (दक्ष) and wife of Darm (धर्म) in the Puranas. Also, as per Purana, Shraddha is the mother of Kama (काम), and the daughter of Kadram (कर्दम) and wife of Manu (मनु).
According to the graph shown above Shraddha is a popular name in the USA. Shraddha is in trend from the year 1993 and it is 7 to 16 people per year as the name of their babies. Shraddha is a more popular name in India. Here Shraddha is used by multiple people as the name of their children.
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