Gargi गार्गी

  • Suitable for Girl
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 2 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as gArgI
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) गार्गी

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Literal meaning

The girl name Gargi (गार्गी) is derived from Sanskrit. It means "churn, a vessel for holding water"

Intended meaning

Gargi finds reference in Harivansha (हरिवंश) in which Gargi is the name of Durga. Gargi (गार्गी) finds to be mentioned in Panini (पाणिनि) and Kashika Vrtti where Gargi is used for Gargi (गार्गी) and Gagyargan (गार्ग्यायण). Mention of Gargi is found in the Mahabharata in which Gargi means a Brahmavadini or learned woman born in the Garga family. Gargi is the name of a learned woman who questioned Yagyavalky in Brihad-Aranyaka Upanishad and was instructed on the Aksharam and wife of saint Yagyavalky.

Popularity of Gargi

As we can clearly see in the graph above Gargi is a very popular name in the USA. Gargi is in trend since 1998. Gargi is used by 5 to 12 people per year as the name of their kids. According to the data gathered from social networking sites, this name is a pretty popular. Here Gargi is used by more than 1002 people in India as the name of their kids. Name Gargi is short, sweet and common. Name Gargi is with good meaning attached to it. It has mythological significance also.

More about Gargi

  • Gargi Roychowdhury is an Indian Bengali actress.
  • Gargi Banerji is a former Test and One Day International cricketer who represented India.
  • Gargi Vachaknavi was an ancient Indian philosopher.

Spelling variations

  • Gargi
  • Gaargi
  • Gargee
  • Gargii
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