Chanakya - Meaning of Chanakya

What does Chanakya mean?

[ 3 syll. (c)ha-na-kya, ch-anak-ya ] The baby boy name Chanakya is pronounced CH-ah-NAHK-Yaa- †. Chanakya has its origins in the Sanskrit language and it is used largely in Indian. The name Chanakya means 'son of Chanak'. Chanakya (350-283BC) was an adviser to the first emperor of Maurya; he is often credited for the creation of Mauryan empire. His name was derived from that of his father, Chanak.

A variant transcription of Chanakya is Canakya (Indian).

See also the related categories, emperor (king), son (heir), and sanskrit.

Chanakya is not often used as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Chanakya include Canakya, Camasa, Chanea, Chaunecy, Chesneah, Chinese, Chionesu, Chonea, Chukwuma, Chuminga, Camas, Chaimek, Chams, Chanak, Chanc, Chance, Chancea, Chancee, Chancey, and Chanci.

† English pronunciation for Chanakya: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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