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".
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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.