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Meaning of Shankar: Name Shankar in the Indian origin, means Name of Lord Shiva; Auspicious. Name Shankar is of Indian origin and is a Boy name. People with name Shankar are usually Hindu by religion.

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Name of Lord Shiva; Auspicious
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  1. Ravi Shankar (spiritual leader)

    Ravi Shankar (born 13 May 1956) is an Indian spiritual leader.

  2. L. Shankar

    Lakshminarayana Shankar (born 26 April 1950), also known as L. Shankar and Shenkar, is an Indian violinist, vocalist, composer and record producer.

  3. Yuvan Shankar Raja

    Yuvan Shankar Raja (born 31 August 1979) is an Indian film score and soundtrack composer and singer-songwriter.

  4. S. Shankar

    Shankar Shanmugam (born 17 August 1963), credited as S. Shankar or his mononym Shankar, is an Indian film maker who predominantly works in Tamil cinema.

  5. Anoushka Shankar

    Anoushka Shankar (Bengali : অনুষ্কা শঙ্কর) (born 9 June 1981) is a Bengali sitar player and composer.

  6. Shankar Mahadevan

    Shankar Mahadevan (born 3 March 1967) is an Indian singer and composer who is part of the Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy composing trio team for Indian films.

  7. Mamata Shankar

    Mamata Shankar (born 7 January 1955) is an Indian actress and dancer.

  8. Shankar (actor)

    Shankar Panicker, is an Indian film actor and director, popularly known as Shankar (Malayalam: ശങ്കര്‍) in Malayalam films.

  9. Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Ravi Shankar Prasad (born 30 August 1954) is an Indian lawyer, politician and the current Union Minister holding the Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology and Communications portfolios in the Government of India.

  10. Melinda Shankar

    Melinda Leanna Shankar (born February 18, 1992) is a Canadian actress.

  11. Ramamurti Shankar

    Ramamurti Shankar (born April 28, 1947) is the Josiah Willard Gibbs Professor of Physics at Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut.

  12. Shankar Tucker

    Shankar Tucker is an American clarinetist and music composer.

  13. Sangeeta Shankar


  14. P. Ravi Shankar

    Pudipeddi Ravi Shankar (born 28 November 1966) also known as Kempegowda Ravi, Armuga Ravishankar, Bommali Ravi Shankar or Sai Ravi is an Indian film actor, dubbing artist, director and writer.

  15. Amala Shankar

    Amala Shankar (Bengali: অমলা শংকর; née Nandy, born 27 June 1919) is an Indian danseuse.

  16. Adi Shankar

    Adi Shankar (born January 8, 1985) is an Indian-American film producer, YouTube personality, and occasional actor, who is best known for Dredd, Castlevania, and his "Bootleg Universe" One-Shot series of unauthorized pop culture satire films which include The Punisher: Dirty Laundry, Venom: Truth in Journalism, and Power/Rangers.

  17. Ratul Shankar

  18. Mahanadi Shankar

    Mahanadi Shankar is an Indian stage and film actor, who has appeared in Tamil language films as supporting actor and negative roles.

  19. Shankar Lalwani

    Shankar Lalwani (born 16 October 1961) is an Indian politician and Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha from Indore.

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Pythagorean Numerology (Western Numerology) - 9

Baby Name Shankar Numerology: Name Shankar has a number value of 9 as per Pythagorean Numerology (Western Numerology), its advised that you also calculate 'number value' of name by entering full name in our Name Numerology Calculator.

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What is the meaning of Shankar?
Name Shankar means Name of Lord Shiva; Auspicious as per The ParentZ Baby Name Finder, largest baby names list. Learn more Shankar Name Meaning and Origin.
What is the numerology of baby name Shankar?
Name Shankar has numerology 4 as per The ParentZ.
What is the Nakshatra of Shankar?
Name Shankar belongs to Hasta nakshatra based on Indian Astrology or Janam Nakshatra as per the information available on The ParentZ.
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Name Shankar means Name of Lord Shiva; Auspicious as per The ParentZ
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Shankar means Name of Lord Shiva; Auspicious and is a Indian name given to Boys as per The ParentZ
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