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