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Gender: Male Pronunciation: ar-JHOON Meaning of Arjun: "bright, shining, white" Origin of Arjun: Hindi Arjun's Popularity in 2017: #514

The name Arjun is a boy's name of Hindi origin meaning "bright, shining, white". Arjun is ranked #514 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Arjun

Arjun Kapoor, Indian actor
Arjun Rampal, Indian actor
Srinivasa "Arjun" Sarja, Indian actor
Arjun Bijlani, Indian actor
Arjun Maini, Indian actor
Arjun Gupta, American actor and producer

Pop Culture References for the name Arjun

Arjun Reddy Deshmukh, main character in 2017 film "Arjun Reddy"
Arjun (1985) Hindi film starring Sunny Deol

Arjin, Arjune, Arju, Arjen


spilledink Says:


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