Other Origin(s):Indian
Meaning:Victory; Black, dark
Jayakrishna is a boy's name of Sanskrit and Hindi origins. The name derives from the Hindi term "Jaya," meaning "victory," combined with the widely revered Hindu god, Krishna. Krishna in Sanskrit means “dark” or “black,” and is arguably one of the most popular of all Sanskrit divinities. Krishna was largely praised for his compassion, tenderness, and love. With an etymology that carries such weight and meaning, your little one is set to navigate life with a lifetime identity to always aspire to.
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 166

  • Behind the Name, Jaya, December 2017

  • Behind the Name, Krishna, April 2021

  • Wisdom Library, Krishna

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