Padma Origin and Meaning

The name Padma is a girl's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "lotus".

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.

Padma Popularity

Famous People Named Padma

  • Padma Parvati LakshmiIndian,American author, actress and TV host
  • Padma SachdevIndian poet and novelist
  • Padma KhannaIndian actress and director
  • Padma GoleIndian poet

Padma in Pop Culture

  • Padma Patilcharacter in the Harry Potter series; twin sister Parvati
  • Tibetan: Pema