Meena is a girl’s name of Sanskrit origin. This charming name translates to “fish.” Meena is intimately connected to the Meena tribe, mainly native to the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh regions of India, who claim descent from the fish avatar of the god Vishnu. Also the name of a month in the Indian solar calendar, Meena is derived from the Sanskrit word meen, which itself means fish. The name has a wonderfully modern lilt, popping off the tongue with a distinct sweetness. You might choose this name in tribute to its religious origins or for baby born during Pisces season, the sign of the fish. Whatever reasoning you choose, Meena is a name that stands out with effortless vibrance.
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