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Gender: Female Meaning of Veda: "knowledge" Origin of Veda: Sanskrit Veda's Popularity in 2017: #864

The name Veda is a girl's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "knowledge". Veda is ranked #864 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Mystical Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

A name with religious resonance, as the Vedas are the most sacred texts of Hinduism. Outside of that religious context, Veda has the makings of a modern popular name, with its sharp V initial, two syllables, and feminine a ending. This is evidenced by it reentry into the US Top 1000 in 2015, after fifty-five years off the list. Similar names on the rise are Vera and Vada.

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Famous People Named Veda

Veda Ann Borg, American actress
Veda Sastry, Indian actress

Pop Culture References for the name Veda

Veda Pierce, daughter and villain in book/film "Mildred Pierce"

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