Popularity:22976
Origin:Sanskrit
Meaning:lord of the throngs
Ganesh is a boy's given name that originated in Sanskrit. It is a diminutive of Ganesha, the Hindu god of wisdom. Ganesha is often represented with an elephant's head in art and statues and was seen as the remover of obstacles and a beacon of good luck. In Hinduism, elephants are synonymous with divinity and royalty. Ganesh, meaning "lord of the throngs," will help baby navigate all life’s obstacles, no matter how many there are at any given time.

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