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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).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Gaines, Gaynes and Janesh. Like Ganesh, these names are not commonly used.