Shakti name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shakti

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Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Kenya and India agree the name Shakti means "Power" and is of Hindi origin.
  2. A submission from Malaysia says the name Shakti means "Universal power".
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  1. The female or generative principle; wife of Siva and a benevolent form of Devi

From Sanskrit शक्ति (śákti, “power, energy”).

  1. (Hinduism) The Hindu concept or personification of the divine feminine aspect, sometimes referred to as 'The Divine Mother'. Shakti represents the active, dynamic principles of feminine power.

Notable Persons Named Shakti

Notable Persons Named Shakti

Shakti Kapoor

Shakti Kapoor is an actor and comedian. He was most prominent from 1975 to present. Shakti was given the name Sunil Sikanderlal Kapoor on July 4th, 1958 in Delhi.


Shakti Mohan

Shakti Mohan is a dancer and actress. She was most prominent from 2009 to present. Shakti was born in Mumbai, India. Shakti is also known as Shakasti.

Shakti Arora

Shakti was born on May 16th, 1986 in Mumbai.

Shakti Anand

Shakti Anand is an actor and television actor. His ongoing career started in 2000. Shakti was born in 1975 in Delhi.

Shakti Soundar Rajan

Shakti Soundar Rajan is a film director and screenwriter. His ongoing career started in 2010.

  • Shakti Gauchan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shakti

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shakti


Pushtiie Shakti


Fun Facts about the name Shakti

  • How Popular is the name Shakti? Shakti is the 32,644th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shakti have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 141 babies born with the first name Shakti in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shakti to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shakti? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shakti first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shakti is Wednesday, September 12th, 1923.
  • What year had the most people named Shakti born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shakti was in 2017 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Shakti Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shakti is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Shakti: The name spelled backwards is Itkahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Sakhit. How do you pronounce that?
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