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Name Meaning Gander Numerology
Agastya Name of asageBoy2
Akshay IndestructibleBoy2
Angada Anornament, BraceletBoy1
Bharat Descended from Bharat,Universalmonarch, Veryclevergreatgood person Brother of Rama and son of KaikeyiBoy5
Bibhishana One of the chirajivins he is one of the seven persons who r considered to be deathlessBoy1
Dashanan Ten headed King of Lanka -RavanaBoy8
Dasharatha A Man whose power isequalto the power of ten maharathis rathi means chariot fighter Ramas father and King of KosalaBoy9
Garuda Eagel King of winged creaturesBoy7
Gautam LordBuddhaSageRishi who cursed her wife Ahalya to be a stone for her immoral conductBoy9
Hanuman ThemonkeyGod of ramayana Son of the wind God Devout of Rama and a leading warrior among monkey tribeBoy9
Jambuvan Leader of bears who found Sita with his supernatural powersBoy3
Janaka Generator, Producer, Father King of Mithila Father of Sita, who found her in a furrowBoy2
Jatayu A semidivinebirdGreat bird who was killed by Ravana while rescuing SitaBoy6
Kevat Boatman who let Rama, Laxman and Sita cross the river in his boat and washes Ramas feet for his feeBoy5
Khar Brother of Ravana and ShurpanakhaBoy2
Kumbhkarna Ravans brother known for sleeping and eatingBoy1
Kush Sacredgrass Son of Rama and SitaBoy5
Lava Piece Son of Ram and Sita brother of KushBoy9
Laxman Prosperous, Brother ofRama, Born to give Queen Sumitras son and Ramas brotherBoy2
Mareech Another name of theSunWho assumed form of suvarna mriga golden deer and help abduct SitaBoy4
Meghanad Sonof raavan Megh meanscloudn naad means sound he was named so because a terrific thunder occurred when he took birth Ravanas son, who made Laxman unconscious in the battlefield with his arroBoy8
Nala - Nil Son of great builder who helped Rama build bridge to LankaBoy9
Panchavati It means a place having five auspecious trees- Bel, Vat, Dhatri, Ashoka, AshwathaBoy5
Ram LordRama, God,SupremespiritBoy5
Ravana Kingof lanka, Ravana is a character in Hinduhistory, Who is the primary antagonist of the Hindu epic ramayana Ten headed King of Lanka, who abducted Sita brother of Vibhishana Surpanakha father Boy3
Sampati FortuneBrother of JatayuBoy7
Shatananda Head Preist kul Guru of MithilaBoy2
Shatrughna VictoriousRamas younger bortherBoy9
Shiva LordShiva,Auspicious, Lucky, AlwayspureHindu Lord, whose bow was lifted by Rama in swayamvarBoy5
Shravan Name of a Hindu month, Name of astarSon of blind parents known as an idol of service to parentsBoy2
Sugriva Man with abeautifulneck, Sachiva minister of Sugreeva, Weapon,Hero,Swan, One withgracefulneck King of monkey tribe and King of KiskindhaBoy7
Sumanta Wiseor friendly Charioteer of King DasharathaBoy8
Sushen LordVishnuLankan physician, who advised Sanjivani herbs from Kailas mountain in order to cure LaxmanBoy5
Tulsidas Afamoussaint,ServantofTulsiBasil plant Sanskrit scholar and poet who created Ramcharitmanas, a version of Valmiki Ramayana in local Avadhi languageBoy6
Vali MightywarriorCousin of Sugriva, who occupied Kiskindha and was killed by RamaBoy2
Valmiki The author of the epic ramayana Great Poet and creator of Ramayana Sage who helped Sita and her two son Lava-Kush stay at her ashramBoy5
Vanara MonkeyMonkey A hill tribe of Southern IndiaBoy3
Vasistha Name of asageHead priest kul Guru of AyodhyaBoy9
Vibhishana Ravanas brother who leaves Lanka to join Rama and later become king of LankaBoy3
Vishnu LordVishnu, Root, To pervade Hindu Lord Rama is considered as eighth incarnation of Lord VishnuBoy3
Vishwamitra Sages name,Friendof theuniverseRishi, who took Rama for killing troubling demonsBoy8