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What does Mahatma mean?

Mahatma Pronunciation of Mahatma [ma-hat-ma] as a boys' name is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Mahatma is "great soul". A title for a person of great spiritual development which was given to Mohandas Gandhi.

Related boy name: Mohandas.

Associated with: great, soul (life).


Creative forms:
(male) Mahaten, Mihatma, ..

(female) Mahatra, Mahatta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mahatma Deklan (M.D.), ..

How popular is Mahatma?

Mahatma is an uncommon given name for men and a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Mahatma has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Mahavir, Mahavira, Malakia, Mata, Matanya, Mihammad, Mohamad, Mohammad, Muhammad and Tahoma. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mahatma.

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