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Gender: Female Meaning of Lakshmi: "a lucky omen" Origin of Lakshmi: Sanskrit

The name Lakshmi is a girl's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "a lucky omen". Lakshmi and is often added to lists like Mythology Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory Themed Girls".

From the experts:

Often heard in India, this is the name of the Hindu goddess of abundance, beauty, and prosperity, the embodiment of grace and charm --lucky omens indeed. The goddess Lakshmi is worshiped daily in Hindu homes, and has festivals held in her honor.

Lakshmi Singh is an NPR newscaster. Surnamed Padma Lakshmi is a Top Chef host.

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Famous People Named Lakshmi

Lakshmi Menon, Indian model
Lakshmi Singh, American NPR radio journalist
Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian revolutionary and politician; first woman to run for President of India
Lakshmi Narayan, Indian actress
Lakshmi Tatma, Indian girl born in 2005 having "4 arms and 4 legs" (actually twins)
Lakshmi Persaud, Trinidadian-British novelist
Lakshmi Shankar, Indian violinist; sister-in-law of sitarist Ravi Shankar
Padma Parvati Lakshmi, American author, actress and TV host ("Top Chef")
Panabaka Lakshmi, Indian MP

Pop Culture References for the name Lakshmi

Lakshmi Bennett, character on TV's "Mad Men"

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