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Gender: Male Meaning of Kumar: "a boy, a son" Origin of Kumar: Sanskrit

The name Kumar is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "a boy, a son". Kumar and discussed in our forums with posts like "Telegraph Birth Announcements".

From the experts:

Exotic name often heard in India, familiar here via the film Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle.

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Famous People Named Kumar

Kumar "Sanga" Chokshanada Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer
Kumar Sanu (born Kedarnath Bhattacharya), Indian playback singer
Kumar Gaurav (born Manoj Tuli), Indian actor

Pop Culture References for the name Kumar

Kumar Patel, main character in the Harold & Kumar films