Dattatreya - Meaning of Dattatreya

What does Dattatreya mean?

[ 4 syll. dat-ta-tre-ya, da-ttatr-eya ] The baby boy name Dattatreya is pronounced as DAA-TTaa-TREH-Yaa- †. Dattatreya is of Sanskrit origin and it is used largely in the Indian language. The meaning of the name is 'gift to Atri'. It is derived from datta meaning 'given' ; Atreya 'son of Atri'. In Hindu mythology, Dattatreya was an incarnation of the gods Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, given as a son to the sage couple Atri and Anasuya.

See also the related categories, brahma (king), gods, son (heir), sanskrit, and gift (wise).

Dattatreya is unusual as a baby boy name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Dattatreya include Deandrea, Deorre, D'Or, Daire, Dar, Dara, Darach, Daragh, Daray, Dare, Dario, Darío, Daro, Daroe, Daroh, Darow, Darowe, Darr, Darragh, and Darrey.

† English pronunciation for Dattatreya: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"



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