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What does Ganesh mean?

Ganesh /ga-nesh/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Ganesh is "lord of hordes". From gana "horde" and isha "ruler, lord". Ganesh is the Hindu god of wisdom and good luck, usually portrayed as a squat little man with an elephant's head.


Ganesh has 1 variant: Ganesha.

Kreatif forms: Galnesh, Gannesh, Genesh. [more]

How popular is Ganesh?

Ganesh is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#27289 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Ganesh for boys. Ganesh has yet to make it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ganesh name in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Gaines, Gaynes and Janesh. Like Ganesh, these names are not frequently used.