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Gopal

What does Gopal mean?

Gopal Pronunciation of Gopal [gopal] as a boys' name is of Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Gopal is "cow protector". One of the titles of the god Krishna. Name of the eighth-century king of the Pala dynasty of Bengal.

Associated with: protector (defender), king.

Variations

Gopal has 1 variant: Gopala.

Creative forms:
(male) Gaipal, Nepal, ..

(female) Gona, Gora, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gopal Tariq (G.T.), ..

How popular is Gopal?

Gopal is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#30383 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Krishna is the only popular related form of Gopal (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. This form of Gopal was popular as a baby name 3 years ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krishna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gopal and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Conal, Cowal, Donal, Gal, Gamal, Gemal, Goran, Gorav, Jomal, Loyal, Ronal, Royal and Tobal. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gopal.

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