Venkat (Sanskrit: वेंकट) is an ancient name of Sanskrit origin, which means self-born.
Venkat is the name of a hill in south India near Chennai. On the top of this hill is a very famous temple of Lord Vishnu/Krishna in his character of " Lord of वेंकट ", also called श्री-पति or Tirupati as per mentioned in the Epic Bahgvat-Puran.
Venkat is described in RTL (Religious Thought and Life in India, by Sir M. Monier-Williams) where Venkat is a sacred hill in Dravida country. This hill is about 80 miles from the city and it reaches an elevation of about 2500 feet above sea level.
Venkat is also a name of a king of Vijay-Nagar, an ancient city in Bharata.
Venkat is a name in trend in the USA. As given in the chart Venkat is used by people as the name of their children from the year 1988. Venkat was most famous between the years 1997 to 2009 where it was used by 9 - 11 people per year as the name of their children. Venkat is a very popular name in India also where it is used by more than 8400 people as per social media.
In our opinion Venkat is a classic, stylish and sweet name. Venkat has a great sort of mythological significance.
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