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 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 form: Ganesha.
Ganesh is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#63936 out of 88799, Top 72%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ganesh for boys. Ganesh has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).