Veda Origin and Meaning

The name Veda is girl's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "knowledge".
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.
# 871 in the US

Veda Rank in US Top 1000

Veda Popularity

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Famous People Named Veda

  • Veda Ann BorgAmerican actress
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  • Veda Brownstage name of Mildred Pulliam Whitehorn, American R&B singer
  • Veda HilleCanadian singer,songwriter
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  • Yoheved "Veda" KaplinskyIsraeli,American pianist

Veda in Pop Culture

  • Veda Piercedaughter and villain in book/film "Mildred Pierce"
  • Vedasupercomputer in the anime series Mobile Suit Gundam 00