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  3. Kumbha (G, S, SH)
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Shankar Name Meaning. Indian (southern states): Hindu name from Sanskrit Å¡ankara 'one who brings about happiness or prosperity' (from Sanskrit Å¡am 'happiness', 'prosperity' + -kara 'causing'). This is an epithet of the god Shiva. It is a variant of Sankaran among people who have migrated from Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Shankar is baby boy name mainly popular in Hindu religion and its main origin is Hindi. Shankar name meanings is Lord Shiva.
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Shankar is written in Hindi as शंकर. Other similar sounding names can be Shankara, Shankaran, Shankari, Shankarshan, Shankir.

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Popular personalities with Shankar Name.


Shankar is a film director, producer, and screenwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 1993. Shankar was given the name Shankar Shanmugam on August 17th, 1963 in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India.

Shankar Mahadevan

Shankar Mahadevan is a music of india and playback singer singing and composer. He plays Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Shankar was born on March 3rd, 1967 in Chembur.

Shankar Tucker

Shankar Tucker is a clarinetist, singer, musician, composer, and list of clarinetists. Shankar was born Shankar Tucker in Massachusetts, US.

Shankar Nag

Shankar Nag was an actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and television anchor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1977 to 1990. Shankar was given the name Shankar Nagarkatte YYYYY YYYYYYYY on November 9th, 1954 in Mallapur, Honnavar, North Canara Dist, Mysore State, India. Shankar is also known as Shankar Anna, Karate King, and Auto Raja. He died on September 30th, 1990.

Shankar Ganesh

Shankar Ganesh is a film score film composers, music directors, singers, film score, music director, and singing. He plays Keyboard instrument. He has been prominent since 1964. Shankar was born in 1943.

Shankar Jaikishan

Shankar Jaikishan was a film score, indian classical music, jazz fusion, and indo jazz musician. Their career lasted from 1949 to 1987. Shankar was given the name Shankar Singh ram singh on October 15th, 1922 in Hyderabad Deccan, Hyderabad State present Telangana State. Shankar is also known as Shankar-Jaikishan and SJ. They died on April 26th, 1987.

Norah Jones

Norah Jones is a jazz, blue-eyed soul, blues, folk music, country music, adult contemporary music, and pop music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Norah was given the name Geetali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30th, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar was a hindustani classical music musician. He plays Sitar and Vocals. He was most active from 1939 to 2012. Ravi was given the name Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury on April 7th, 1920. He left this life on December 11th, 2012.


Shankar is a film director, producer, and screenwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 1993. Shankar was given the name Shankar Shanmugam on August 17th, 1963 in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India.

Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar is an indian classical, crossover, and indian classical music sitarist, composer, and sitar. She plays Sitar, Piano, Tanpura, and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1995. Anoushka was born on June 9th, 1981.

Anand Shankar

Anand Shankar is a film director, screenwriter, and director. Anand was born on November 26th, 1986 in Tamil Nadu.

Priya Bhavani Shankar

Priya Bhavani Shankar is an actor modelanchor, news presenter, actor, model (people), and anchor. She has been prominent since 2012. Priya was born on December 31st, 1989 in Tamil Nadu. Priya is also known as Sathya Priya.

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In this group people are more likely #2. They are empathic to others, kindness and helpful, more caring and loving. Honest and truthful.

What is Numerology?

According to Hindu religion numerology represent many aspects of one life. You can predict personality by number itself or a combination of related numbers or you can measure an entity. Even more, you can make some predictions about an individual, house or a company. In daily routines you can see many Indian Numerologists give predictions about matches; this is all after calculation of numbers.

Here are few number common means:

1 This is symbol of self-respect, having strong managerial skills for an organization, the personal has vital leadership skills.

2 These people are actually social activists; they raise donations, charity and have big courage to help others. They have mostly friendly attitude.

3 Have powerful motivational and communication skills, simple living, devoted on work, talented, creative and inventive.

4 Numerology 4 provides skills about understanding a thing. These people are more realistic. They can run and manage some business more effectively.

5 These are good learner all the time, artist, inventive

6 Are strong in bond and relationship, more self believe, Hospitalet, friendly and are found more kind with others which are within the neighbors or friends & family circle.

7 They portray more religious indeed; being wise, have strong mathematic and analytical skills. Act more honestly.

8 More polite and sweet people group. More attractive to opposite gender, self believe, more desires about home and luxuries about livings.

9 In this group people are more likely #2. They are empathic to others, kindness and helpful, more caring and loving. Honest and truthful.

11 Highly inspiring to others. They are dreamers, visionaries and idealists. They have the ability to rise to the top of any field they choose to be in. They also often have a deep spiritual aspect to them.

22 Master builder and very charismatic. These individuals have the capability to achieve a high level of success and have an inbuilt understanding of problems and solutions. The magnetism of number 22 individuals is felt by everyone they come in contact with.

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