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Ganesh meaning and name origin
Ganesh \g(a)-ne-sh\ as a boy's name is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Ganesh is "lord of the throngs". Ganesh is the Hindu god of wisdom, usually portrayed as a squat little man with an elephant's head.
Similar baby names are Janesh, Dinesh, Gadish, Gaines and Gaynes.
Popularity of Ganesh
Ganesh is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#63936 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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