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Boy Name: Mahatma

Name: Mahatma
Pronunciation: \ma-hatma, maha-tma\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: great soul
Origin: Sanskrit
Related Names: Mohandas


Mahatma \ma-hatma, maha-tma\ as a boy's name is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Mahatma is "great soul". A title for a person of great spiritual development which was given to Mohandas Gandhi.

For more information, see also the related name Mohandas.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Mahatma.


Mahatma is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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