Other Origin(s):Sanskrit
Meaning:Lord of the Universe
If you're looking for a powerful name for baby, then consider your mission accomplished with this Sanskrit and Hindi boy's name. Jagannath, meaning "Lord of the Universe," is one of the forms of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu, one of the main deities of Hinduism. This deity is known for his kindness and merciful nature, protecting those devoted to him. He's unique to Orissa, now known as Odisha, in India. If celebrating your faith is important to you, then this mighty name can be a way to show baby just how much you love them.
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