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What does Arjuna mean?

Arjuna Pronunciation of Arjuna [ar-ju-na] as a boys' name is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Arjuna is "white". Refers to the whiteness of milk, silver, lightning, and the dawn. Name of the legendary companion of Krishna in the "Bhagavad Gita".

Associated with: white, legendary (mythology).


Arjuna has 1 variant: Arjun.

Creative forms:
(male) Anjuna, Arjuan, ..

(female) Arjune, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arjuna Kayleb (A.K.), ..

How popular is Arjuna?

Arjuna is an uncommon first name for men. Arjuna is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Arjuna (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 is Arjun (#500 a year ago). This form of Arjuna reached the apex of its popularity in 2014 and is almost as common today. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arjun in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arjun outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abna, Alun, Antun, Ara, Aran, Arand, Arda, Arden, Ardin, Ardon, Arduino, Aren, Arend, Argus, Arian, Arien, Arin, Arion, Arius, Arjay, Arjen, Arlan, Arland, Arlea, Arlen, Arlenn, Arlin, Arlyn, Arman, Armand, Armani, Armen, Armin, Armino, Armon, Armond, Armoni, Arn, Arnan, Arnat (see Arnett), Arnau, Arnd, Arne, Arni, Arno, Arnon, Arny, Aron, Aronne, Arran, Arren, Arrin, Arron, Arsen, Arsene, Arseni, Arseno (see Arsenio), Arsino, Artur, Arturo, Artus, Arun, Arvin, Arvind, Arvon, Arvyn, Arwin, Arwyn, Aryon and Branna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arjuna.

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