Subrahmanya सुब्रह्मण्य

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  • 4 syllables and 11 letters
  • pronounced as subrahmaNya
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) सुब्रह्मण्य

Subrahmanya meaning: Dear To Brahmans


Subrahmanya name meaning

Literal meaning of Subrahmanya:

Sanskrit Name Subrahmanya (Sanskrit सुब्रह्मण्य) literally refers to a person who is dear to Brahmans. Subrahmanya is another name of God Kartikkeya.


Intended meaning of Subrahmanya:

Sanskrit name Subrahmanya is made up of two words, Su means greatly or very and brahmanya means dear to the Brahmanas;
Mention of Subrahmanya is found in Panchratra (पञ्चरात्र) where this word means very kind or dear to Brahmans. Reference of this name is also found in Sushrut (सुश्रुत), Mahabharata and Brahman (ब्राह्मण) in which Subrahmanya is name of various men.
Subrahmanya also founds to be referred in the Epic Shivgita (शिवगीता) where this is another name of Lord Shiva. Subrahmanya is also found in various Epics of Hindu mythology as the name of God Kartikkeya.


Popularity of Subrahmanya

Subrahmanya is not a very popular name in India. Subrahmanya is adopted by only few people in India as the name of their children. Subrahmanya is not adopted by any person in the USA as the name of their kids.

Subrahmanya is a unique name with a unique meaning attached to it. It is very long and hard to pronounce name for non Indians. Subrahmanya also has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.

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More about Subrahmanya

  • C. Subramania Bharati was an Indian writer, poet, journalist, Indian independence activist and social reformer from Tamil Nadu, India.
  • K. V. Subrahmanya Aiyar was a Tamil epigraphist and historian.
  • Diwan Bahadur V. S. Subrahmanya Iyer was an Indian administrator who served as the Diwan of the princely state of Travancore from 1929 to 1932.
  • Kandala Subrahmanyam, is an Indian lawyer, Socialist leader, Indian freedom activist and parliamentarian.
  • Subramaniyan is the Hindu god of war. He is the Commander-in-Chief of the army of the devas and the son of Shiva and Parvati.

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