Indic baby names with a link to SURYA

g.v.simson at g.v.simson at
Mon Jan 27 11:32:19 UTC 1997

Surya P. Mittal wrote:

>Right now I want a suggestion from all my friends on Indology
>on a topic which is more of a personal nature:
>Most of you are already aware that my name is Surya Prakash
>(Sun Light). And my wife's name is Monika (very European name
>indeed). We were blessed with a lovely daughter on 25th Dec.
>(Santa's gift on X-Mas 1996).  We are finding it a little
>difficult to finalise her name as we are looking for an
>Indic baby name with some link to "Surya".  An option that
>I have is "ARUNIMA" (pronounced arunimA). Can INDOLOGISTS
>suggest a few options ?

Why not Usha (ushA, f., since Vedic times beside ushas, 'dawn')?

                       Georg v.Simson

Professor Georg von Simson
University of Oslo
Department of East European and Oriental Studies
Box 1030, Blindern
0315 Oslo, Norway

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