Saptarishi is a word popularly used among Hindus as a masculine name. The literal meaning of Saptarishi (सप्तऋषि) is 7 stars of the constellation Ursa Major, which representing 7 Rishi.
The name Saptarishi is derived from Sanskrit - a combination of Sapta (seven) and Rishi (brahmans) to form Saptarishi. Together, they indicate seven brahmans. The Saptarishi are the seven Rishis who are extolled at many places in the Vedas and Hindu literature. Saptarishi finds reference in Rig Veda and Anukramanika in which Saptarishi is the name of the authors of the hymn.
Saptarishi is not a popular name in the US as indicated by the popularity charts. Saptarishi is a somewhat popular name in India. Here Saptarishi is used by few people as the name of their babies.
Name Saptarishi is sweet and unique. It also has a nice meaning attached to it. Name Saptarishi with 4 syllables is very difficult to pronunciation. So, it is not popular in USA.
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