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Hindu Baby Names   >   Girls' Names   >   G   >   Girija

   
 

Girija Meaning and Facts


Girija is an Indian girl's name.

Name Girija
Gender Girl
Meanings 1. born from a mountain
2. Goddess Parvati

Names With Similar Meanings


Girija means "Goddess Parvati". Other girl's names with similar meanings include:
  • Ambika also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Annapurna also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Aparna also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Bhargavi also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Bhavini also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Dhatri also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Gorochana also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Haimavati also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Hemavati means "golden Parvati".

  • Himani means "a name of the Goddess Parvati".

  • Jayantika also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Kaishori also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Kali also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Katyayani also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Lalita means "form of the Goddess Parvati".

  • Lalitha means "form of the Goddess Parvati".

  • Mahadevi also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Malini means "a name of the Goddess Parvati".

  • Minakshi means "an incarnation of the Goddess Parvati".

  • Nitya also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Nitya also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Rajeshwari also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Tarakeshwari also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Tarini also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Tripurasundari also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Tripuri also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Umika also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Vaishavi also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Vaishnodevi also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Vallari also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Vanadurga also means "Goddess Parvati".

  • Vishnumaya also means "Goddess Parvati".

Similar Sounding Names


Similar sounding girl's names to "Girija" include:

Girija Facts


Girija means "Goddess Parvati".

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  • In Hinduism, Parvati is the wife of Lord Shiva, and the gentle aspect of Mahadevi, the Great Goddess. Parvati is mother of the gods Ganesh and Murugan, and according to some Hindus, is also the sister of Vishnu.

  • When depicted with Lord Shiva, Parvati is generally shown with two arms.

  • When depicted alone, Parvati is depicted with more arms, often four or eight, and usually sitting astride a lion or tiger.

  • Parvati has many incarnations, and though considered generally benevolent, does have both benevolent and wrathful incarnations.



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