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Hanumant Meaning and Facts


Hanumant is an Indian boy's name.

Name Hanumant
Gender Boy
Meaning Lord Hanuman

Names With Similar Meanings


Hanumant means "Lord Hanuman". Other boy's names with similar meanings include:
  • Bajrang means "a name of Lord Hanuman".

  • Hanuman also means "Lord Hanuman".

  • Kapish also means "Lord Hanuman".

  • Maruti also means "Lord Hanuman".

Similar Sounding Names


Similar sounding boy's names to "Hanumant" include:

Hanumant Facts


Hanumant means "Lord Hanuman".

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  • Hanuman is the name of a Hindu diety.

  • There are several legends about how Hanuman got his name:

    • According to one legend, Lord Indra struck his jaw during this childhood, and thus Hanuman's name means "one with disfigured jaw".

    • According to another legend, Hanuman's name means "one whose pride was destroyed".

    • According to some Jain texts, during his childhood, Hanuman lived on an island called Hanuruha, and it is from this that he gets his name.

  • Hanuman is the central character in the epic Ramayana. He also appears in Mahabharata (another ancient Indian epic), some Puranas (ancient Hindu text), and some Jain texts.

  • In Ramayana, Hanuman is described as a vanara, an ape-like humanoid.

  • Hanuman is said to be an ardent devotee of Lord Rama

  • In some texts, Hanuman is said to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva, and the son of Lord Vayu, the Lord of the Winds.



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