Name: Kashyap

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kashyap

  • Meaning:
    Name of a Rishi
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (kash yap)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kashyap

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  • Used in:
    Hindi speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The name of a great Rishi who was the son of Marichi, the husband of Aditi and the father of Lord Vishnu in His dwarf incarnation. He is called Prajapati: "the progenitor of beings."

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