Gender: Male Pronunciation: ar-JHOON Meaning of Arjun: "bright, shining, white" Origin of Arjun: Hindi Arjun's Popularity in 2019: #497

Arjun Origin and Meaning

The name Arjun is a boy's name of Hindi origin meaning "bright, shining, white".

Popular in India and among Indo-Americans, this name of the hero of a famous Hindu epic has an extremely pleasing sound.

Arjun is based on Arjuna, who was in Indian legend the son of the king of gods, close friend of Lord Krishna, and considered the greatest warrior on earth. Arjun is one of the best-known and widely-used Hindi names for boys.

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spilledink Says:


The pronunciation listed is wrong? In India, the second vowel is pronounced like in 'put' or 'book.'