Sinha (Sanskrit सिंह) is an ancient word from Sanskrit origin which literally means lion. Sinha means a powerful one, chief or hero.
Reference of Sinha is found in the Bhagvat Puran where Sinha is the name of a son of Lord Krishna.
Sinha also founds in Riga Veda where this name denotes a powerful one.
Sinha also mentioned in the Mahabharata and Kavya where this name has various meanings like a hero, an eminent person or chief, excellence of any kind or king.
Sinha describes a particular form of a temple as per Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता). And Sinha is the name signifies the zodiac sign Leo as per mentioned in Markandey-Puran (मार्कण्डेय-पुराण) and Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता).
Sinha is not a very popular name in the USA. Sinha is used by few people as the name of their children in the USA. In India also Sinha is not used by many people as the name of their children.
Sinha is a short name with unique meaning. Sinha is also a name from Hindu Mythology.
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