"sun god"

Surya Origin and Meaning

The name Surya is a boy's name of Hindi origin meaning "sun god".

Graceful Indian choice that may sound feminine to the Western ear but is in fact the name of a male god. One form of worship of Surya that may be familiar to Westerners is the sun salutation in yoga.

# 1201 on Nameberry

Surya Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Surya Popularity

Famous People Named Surya

  • Surya SenIndian independence activist
  • Surya Das (born Jeffrey Miller)American Buddhist lama
  • Surya BonalyFrench,American female figure skater

Surya in Pop Culture

  • Considered a boy's name by most Hindusas the god is male.