Onkar ओंकार, ॐकार

  • Suitable for Boy
  • 3 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as oMkAra
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) ओंकार, ॐकार

Onkar is the first phrase in the mul Mantra meaning there is only one God Short Meaning

Literal meaning

Onkar (Hindi: ओंकार, ॐकार) is a common Hindu name for boy. The name literally means "pronouncing the syllable 'om' and exclamation 'om'."

Intended meaning

Mention of Onkar is found in Manu Smrti (मनु स्मृति), Kathasaritsagara and Bhagavad Gita where Onkar refers to the sacred and mystical syllable Om, the exclamation Om, pronouncing the syllable Om. Mention of the Sanskrit name Onkar is found in Balaramayana (बालरामायण) in which this word refers to a beginning, prosperous or auspicious beginning of. Monier Williams' Sanskrit-English Dictionary have used Onkar (ओंकार, ॐकार) in their works to refer Linga.

Popularity of Onkar

As indicated by the US popularity charts, Onkar is a very popular name in the USA and has gained popularity since 1999. Onkar is a pretty popular name in India. As per social media profile count, Onkar is used by nearly 1592 people as the name of their children. The Hindu baby name Onkar is sweet and common. Name Onkar is with good meaning attached to it. Name Onkar have mythological significance.

More about Onkar

  • J. S. Onkar Singh is a former Indian politician.

Spelling variations

  • Onkar
  • Onkara
  • Onkaar
  • Onkhar
  • Aoonkar
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