"knowledge, science, learning"

Vidya Origin and Meaning

The name Vidya is a girl's name meaning "knowledge, science, learning".

Looking for a strong girls' name that is based on brains rather than looks? Consider Vidya, a name popular throughout Asia, which is connected to the Hindu goddess Sarasvati, who is thought to purify, empower, and uplift the individual. It looks like the name has some power - Vidya Balan is a noted Indian actress who through her portrayal of strong female characters is considered to be an important catalyst for changing the way that women are represented in Indian film.

Famous People Named Vidya

  • Vidya BalanIndian/Bollywood Actress

Vidya in Pop Culture

  • Vidya gaem, online slang for "video game"