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 "Build a sibling set together!".
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.