"a lucky omen"

Lakshmi Origin and Meaning

The name Lakshmi is a girl's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "a lucky omen".

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.

Lakshmi Popularity

Famous People Named Lakshmi

  • Lakshmi Baiwarrior and Queen of Jhansi, India
  • Lakshmi MenonIndian model
  • Lakshmi SinghAmerican NPR radio journalist
  • Lakshmi SahgalIndian revolutionary and politician; first woman to run for President of India
  • Lakshmi NarayanIndian actress
  • Lakshmi TatmaIndian girl born in 2005 having "4 arms and 4 legs" (actually twins)
  • Lakshmi PersaudTrinidadian,British novelist
  • Lakshmi ShankarIndian violinist; sister,in,law of sitarist Ravi Shankar
  • Padma Parvati LakshmiAmerican author, actress and TV host ("Top Chef")
  • Panabaka LakshmiIndian MP

Lakshmi in Pop Culture

  • Lakshmi Bennettcharacter on TV's "Mad Men"