Ashok is a male-given name of Hindu origin, meaning "without sorrow," which is sure to be true for a bouncing baby boy. The name is a variant of "Ashoka," relating to the last emperor of the Maurya Dynasty in India. King Ashoka was known as "The Great" for his model ruling based on compassion and peace, which left a lasting historical impact on the empire. Embracing the virtues of Dharma, King Ashoka treated his kingdom with benevolence, paving the way for a sunny life for baby Ashok. With a name like this, Baby Ashok is destined to be a source of happiness for parents, just as its namesake's predecessor.
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