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Gender: F Meaning of Padma: "lotus" Origin of Padma: Sanskrit

A name rich in Hindu tradition as the alternate name for the Goddess Lakshmi, the embodiment of beauty and charm; currently borne, appropriately, by model-actress-writer Padma Lakshmi.

Famous People Named Padma

Padma Parvati Lakshmi, Indian-American author, actress and TV host
Padma Sachdev, Indian poet and novelist
Padma Khanna, Indian actress and director
Padma Gole, Indian poet

Pop Culture References for the name Padma

Padma Patil, character in the Harry Potter series; twin sister Parvati
Tibetan: Pema