Name: Narayan

Origin and Meaning of the Name Narayan

  • Meaning:
    The abode of beings
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    The abode of beings
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (nah rah yan)
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Miscellaneous Info for Narayan

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  • Used in:
    Hindi speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Sanskrit 'nārā' meaning "products of the Self" and 'āyana' meaning "abode". A name of Lord Vishnu. He is the abode of living beings. Another definition translates the Nāras as the waters, which are verily born from Nara or God. Yet another interpretation gives 'nārā' as meaning "human" and 'ayana' as meaning "path, direction", hence the meaning "path of man".

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