Kaustubh कौस्तुभ

  • Suitable for Boy
  • 3 syllables and 8 letters
  • pronounced as kaustubha
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) कौस्तुभ

Pearl Short Meaning

Literal meaning

According to mythology, the boy Kaustubh (originally Sanskrit) means manner of joining the fingers, celebrated jewel, kind of oil and a heavenly jewel. Another meaning is a diamond, a pearl.

Intended meaning

Kaustubh finds mention in Mahabharata (महाभारत), Harivansha and Ramayana where Kaustubh is the name of a celebrated jewel. Kaustubh (कौस्तुभ) finds to be mentioned in Tantrasara (तन्त्रसार) where Kaustubh is used for a manner of joining the fingers. Mention of Kaustubh is found in Katyayana Shrauta Sutra (कात्यायन श्रौत सूत्र) where Kaustubh refers to a kind of oil. Kaustubh finds reference in Mahabharata with meaning a precious stone mentioned in the Agni Purana as having originated from the Ocean of Milk and worn on the breast by Vishnu.

Popularity of Kaustubh

As you can see from the graph, Kaustubh has always been a popular name amongst the people in USA Kaustubh is a popular name in India, according to the social media profile count. Kaustubh is used by more than 1738 people in India as the name of their kids. Name Kaustubh is common. Kaustubh also has a great meaning attached to it. Kaustubh has great mythological reference. Kaustubh is slightly difficult to pronounce.

More about Kaustubh

  • Kaustubh is a divine jewel or "Mani", which is in the possession of Lord Vishnu who lives in the Ksheer Sagar - "the ocean of milk".
  • Kaustubh Rawalnath Pawar is a cricketer who plays for Mumbai in Indian domestic cricket. He is a right-hand opening batsman and a right arm medium bowler.

Spelling variations

  • Kaustubh
  • Kaushtubh
  • Kaustubha
  • Koustubh
  • Koustoobh
  • Kowstubha
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