What does the baby name Raka mean? Learn about what Raka means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Raka - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Raka
R-A-K-A, is a 4-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Raka
rah kah
Meaning of Raka
Moon at full glory.
Origin of Raka
The name 'Raka' has its origins in the Sanskrit language, which is an ancient Indo-Aryan language primarily spoken in India and Nepal. In Sanskrit, names often have deep meanings and are chosen carefully to reflect certain qualities or attributes.
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Popularity of Raka
The popularity of the name 'Raka' has been relatively low, and it is considered to be a rare name. It has not gained widespread popularity in any particular region or country.
Raka currently has 1 like, and is in the top 14% of liked boy's names. The name Issa is slightly more popular than Raka.

Etymology of Raka

The name 'Raka' is derived from the Sanskrit word रक (raka), which means 'full moon'. The association with the full moon symbolizes brightness, purity, and beauty. In Hindu mythology, the full moon is often considered auspicious and is associated with various deities.

Cultural Significance of Raka

In Hindu culture, the moon holds great significance and is revered as a symbol of beauty, calmness, and tranquility. The name 'Raka' carries cultural connotations of these qualities and is often seen as a name that embodies grace and serenity.