Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is an semi-popular name in the US. Ranking #2830 in 2013 and #2729 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Sanskrit सूर्य ‎(sū́rya, “the sun or its deity”).


-(Hinduism) The chief solar deity, one of the Adityas, son of Kasyapa and one of his wives Aditi, of Indra, or of Dyaus Pita (depending by the versions). Portrayed with golden arms and hair, Surya drives through the heaven in his triumphal chariot harnessed by seven horses or one horse with seven heads, which represent the seven colours of the rainbow or the seven chakras.

-( male name -comes from the Sanskrit language-) used in India.