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What does Gautam mean?

Gautam Pronunciation of Gautam [gau-tam] as a boys' name is of Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Gautam is "descendant of Gotam". An Indian name related to Gotam, the name of the Buddha. Gotam or Gotama, means "the best cow" from Sanskrit go "cow, ox", and tama "best".

ASSOCIATED WITH best (great)





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How popular is Gautam?

Gautam is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#48776 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Gautam has not been listed in the list thus far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gautam name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Baram, Bartram, Bassam, Farnam, Gaelan, Gaetan, Gaetane, Gaetano, Gaeton, Gahan, Galan, Galt, Galten, Galton, Galvan, Galway, Gamal, Garan, Garlan, Garman, Garnar, Garpar (see Gaspard), Garrad, Garran, Garrat, Garth, Garton, Garvan, Gaspar, Gaston, Gauge, Gaurav, Gautier, Gavan, Gawan, Gazza, Gilam, Gorham, Gosta, Gourav, Graeham, Graham, Gram, Grantham, Guntar, Gustaf, Gustav, Gustaw, Guto, Gutun, Gutyn, Hallam, Karam, Latham, Malcam, Malkam, Nacham, Racham, Raham, Wadham and Waltham. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gautam.

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