Meaning:light; horse tamer
With its modern sound, Ashwin is a smart choice for a name that honors your faith while feeling contemporary. It's a variant of Ashvin, the first Nakshatra, the sixth month of the Bengali calendar, and the seventh month of the Hindu calendar. The month of Ashvin comes from the name Ashvini, the first star that appears in the evening sky. Baby will brighten up even the dullest day with this sweet name, meaning "light." There's a second meaning of "horse tamer," which comes from the Sanskrit word that means the same thing. This strong meaning will give baby the confidence to take charge of what he wants in life.
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