Gender: Male Meaning of Krishna: "dark, black" Origin of Krishna: Sanskrit

Krishna Origin and Meaning

The name Krishna is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "dark, black".

Krishna is the name of the supreme Hindu god that is still considered secular enough for mortal children and is often found in Hindu families, for both boys and girls.

In Hindu tradition, Krishna was the human incarnation of the god Vishnu, a heroic figure representing love and joy. The familiar "Hare Krishna" is a chant to this deity.

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