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Gender: F Meaning of Lakshmi: "a lucky omen" Origin of Lakshmi: Sanskrit

Often heard in India, this is the name of the Hindu goddess of abundance, beauty, and prosperity, the embodiment of grace and charm --lucky omens indeed. The goddess Lakshmi is worshiped daily in Hindu homes, and has festivals held in her honor.

Lakshmi Singh is an NPR newscaster. Surnamed Padma Lakshmi is a Top Chef host.

Famous People Named Lakshmi

Lakshmi Menon, Indian model
Lakshmi Singh, American radio journalist
Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian revolutionary and politician; first woman to run for President of India
Lakshmi Narayan, Indian actress
Lakshmi Tatma, Indian girl born in 2005 having "4 arms and 4 legs" (actually twins)
Padma Parvati Lakshmi, American author, actress and TV host ("Top Chef")
Lakshmi Persaud, Trinidadian-British novelist
Lakshmi Shankar, Indian violinist; sister-in-law of sitarist Ravi Shankar
Panabaka Lakshmi, Indian MP

Pop Culture References for the name Lakshmi

Lakshmi Bennett, character on TV's "Mad Men"

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