Vakratund (Sanskrit वक्रतुण्ड) is the ancient Sanskrit boy name which literally means having a curved beak and parrot.
The baby name Vakratund is a Sanskrit compound, joining the words Vakra, meaning curved, bent, turned and Tund, meaning trunk. Thereby, Vakratund can be loosely translated as "curved trunk".
Vakratund finds reference in Bhagavata Purana (भागवत पुराण) where this word refers to having a curved beak. Mention of Vakratund (वक्रतुण्ड) is found in Lexicographers, esp. such as Amarasimha, Halayudha, Hemacandra where this word refers to a parrot. Vakratund finds reference in Taittiriya Aranyaka (तैत्तिरीय आरण्यक) in which Vakratund is the name of Ganesha.
Vakratund is not at all a popular baby name in the USA. It is difficult to pronounce for non Indians. According to the data gathered from social networking sites, Vakratund is an unusual baby name.
The Hindu baby name Vakratund is rare. Vakratund has a very beautiful meaning attached to it. Vakratund has an association with Hindu mythology. Vakratund is not popular in the USA, because it is long with 4 syllables and difficult to pronunciation too.
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