"dark, black"

Krishna Origin and Meaning

The name Krishna is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "dark, black".

Krishna is the name of the supreme Hindu god that is still considered secular enough for mortal children and is often found in Hindu families, for both boys and girls.

In Hindu tradition, Krishna was the human incarnation of the god Vishnu, a heroic figure representing love and joy. The familiar "Hare Krishna" is a chant to this deity.

Famous People Named Krishna

  • KrishnaKing of Decca
  • Krishna IIII, Kings of Rashtrakuta
  • Krishna of DevagiriYadava king of India
  • Krishna Deva RayaEmperor of the Vijayanagara Empire
  • (Siva Rama) Krishna GhattamaneniIndian actor
  • KrishnaIndian actor
  • Krishna BeuraIndian playback singer
  • Krishna BhagavaanIndian film actor
  • Krishna Bhanjibirth name of Ben Kingsley, British actor
  • Krishna KumarIndian film actor
  • Krishna MenonIndian Defence Minister during the Sino,Indian War

Krishna in Pop Culture

  • KrishnaHindu deity, 8th avatar of Vishnu