Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #6176 in 2013 and #5912 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Sanskrit शिव ‎(Śivá, “the auspicious one”).


-(Hinduism) The god of destruction and transformation, and together with Brahma and Vishnu, one of the principal deities in Hinduism. Within Shaivism he is viewed as the Supreme deity, whereas in other branches of Hinduism such as the Smarta tradition he is worshipped as one of the six manifestations of the Divine.

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

In Finnish


-Shiva (Hindu deity)

In Portuguese


-(label pt Hinduism) (Shiva) (deity)