Ishan ईशान, इशान

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 3 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as IzAna
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) ईशान, इशान

Ishan meaning: Wealthy

Ishan name meaning

Literal meaning of Ishan:

Sanskrit boy name Ishan (ईशान, इशान) literally means possessing, wealthy, reigning, owning and bestowing wealth. Another meaning is one of the rudras, lord, ruler, master, light and splendour. The name originates from the Sanskrit language but is more often used as a Bengali name.

Intended meaning of Ishan:

In the Sanskrit language, Ish means "the invisible power that governs the universe." Thereby, Ishan can be that power itself. World Ishan is synonymous of Ishwar meaning "The Lord".
Rig Veda (ऋग् वेद), Atharva Veda, Vajasaneyi Sanhita and Shatapatha Brahmana have used Ishan (ईशान, इशान) in their works to refer owning, possessing, wealthy or reigning. Ishan finds reference in Atharva Veda (अथर्व वेद), Vajasaneyi Sanhita, Shatapatha Brahmana, Mahabharata and Kumara Sambhava where this word refers to a ruler, master, one of the older names of Shiva rudra. Ishan finds reference in Monier Williams' Sanskrit-English Dictionary where this word refers to One of the Rudras, the sun as a form of shiva and name of Vishnu.
Ishan is also another name of Lord Ganesh known as 'the Great God', because he is Brahman, who is immanent, within and about us, transcending Time and Space, the Ultimate Reality.
Ishan means ruler so it is another name of Lord Vishnu too, because he is the Ruler who controls and regulates everything.
Ishana signifies the ethereal form of Shiva that represents knowledge. As per Vaastu Shastra Ishanya-Disha (north-eastern direction) represents Prosperity and Knowledge.

Popularity of Ishan

US Popularity Trend for Ishan

As we can clearly see in the graph above, Ishan is a popular name in the USA. Ishan is in trend since 1982, where Ishan was used by 5 to 148 people per year as the name of their kids. Ishan is a pretty popular name in India. As per social media profile count, Ishan is used by nearly 1714 people as the name of their children.

In our opinion, Ishan is sweet and common name. Name Ishan is with very good meaning attached to it. Ishan has great mythological reference.

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