- Suitable for Girl
- Unique name
- Easy to pronounce
- 3 syllables and 6 letters
- pronounced as devakI
- Hindi (Sanskrit) देवकी
Lord Krishna's mother Short Meaning
Devaki (Sanskrit: देवकी) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian popular feminine given name, which literally means "name of a daughter of Devaka who was the wife of Vasudeva and mother of Krishna and divine, glorious, pious" in Sanskrit.
Devaki finds reference in the Mahabharata (महाभारत), Harivansha and Puranas in which Devaki is the name of the daughter of Devaka, the wife of Vasudeva, the mother of Krishna. Mahadevi Bhagavata has used Devaki (देवकी) in their works to refer the daughter of Devaka, the wife of Vasudeva, the mother of Krishna and the reincarnation of Aditi the wife of Kasyapa. In Hinduism, Devaki (देवकी) is the wife of Vasudeva and mother of Krishna.
Popularity of Devaki
As per USA popularity, Devaki is a popular name in the USA. Devaki is in trend since 1978, where Devaki was used by average 5 people per year as the name of their kids. As per social media profile counts, Devaki (also alternate spelling Dewakhi, Devakhi and Dewaki) are not a popular name in India. The Hindu baby name Devaki is a sweet and common. Devaki is a very good name from the Sanskrit origin with very good meaning attached to it. It has mythological significance also.
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