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Gender: Female Pronunciation: gay-NAY-sha Meaning of Ganesha: "fortunate" Origin of Ganesha: Hindi

The name Ganesha is a girl's name of Hindi origin meaning "fortunate". Ganesha and is often added to lists like Names with Inspirational Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

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The name of the Hindu elephant-headed goddess of success and wisdom.

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spilledink Says:


This is a masculine name. Ganesha is just another form of Ganesh - an elephant headed god.