US Popularity:8535
Other Origin(s):Sanskrit
Meaning:Any creeping animal; The handle of a sword; Autumn crocus
Charu is a beautiful name to connect baby to their heritage. With many possible meanings, this gender-neutral moniker has Indian roots. Charu in Pakrit derives from tsaru in Sanskrit, which can signify “any creeping animal” or “the handle of a sword,” amongst others. It can also mean the latter in Kannada. According to some sources, Charu is also related to crocus sativus or the Autumn crocus in India. This vibrant purple bloom is not just pretty to look at, but its stigmas produce the fragrant spice saffron. Baby Charu, like the precious ingredient, will be adored by you and many.

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