- Suitable for Boy
- 4 syllables and 9 letters
- pronounced as yazaskara
- Hindi (Sanskrit) यशस्कर
Glorious Short Meaning
Yashaskar is a word popularly used among Hindus as a masculine name. The literal meaning of Yashaskar (यशस्कर) is "causing renown, conferring glory and glorious".
The name Yashaskar is derived from Sanskrit - a combination of Yashas (honor, favour, glory) and Kar (conferring) to form Yashaskar. Together, they indicate conferring glory. Mention of Yashaskar is found in Monier Williams' Sanskrit-English Dictionary where Yashaskar refers to causing renown. Yashaskar finds reference in Manu Smrti (मनु स्मृति) and Mahabharata with meaning conferring glory on, glorious. Mention of the Sanskrit name Yashaskar is found in Kathasaritsagara (कथासरित्सागर) and Rajatarangini in which this word refers to name of various men. Yashaskar is also one of the names of Lord Ganesha.
Popularity of Yashaskar
As per USA popularity chart is not shown, name Yashaskar is not popular in the USA. Yashaskar is not a popular name in India. Yashaskar is adopted by only handful of people (rarely used) in India as the name of their kids. Name Yashaskar is rare. Yashaskar is a very good name from the Sanskrit origin with good meaning attached to it. Yashaskar also has some sort of mythological significance attached to it. Yashaskar is not popular in the USA, because it is longer with 4 syllables and difficult to pronunciation too.