What does Gautam mean?
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).
Gautam has 1 variant: Gotama.Creative forms:
(male) Gabtam, Gartam, ..
(female) Gauta, .. Middle name pairings:
Gautam Joshua (G.J.), ..
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)
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.