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Varun is an uncommon baby boy’s name in the U.S. but much more common in India, where the name originates. Varun is the name of a Hindi Vedic god of law and order, bodies of water, the sky, clouds, and the underworld. With such prestigious associations Varun is a prominent name option.

Meaning and Origin of the name Varun:

Varun is a unique name for boy's and is of Hindi origin meaning “god of water.”

Varun is derived from Varuna, which is the name of one of the oldest gods of the Hindi Vedic religion. Varuna is called “the one who encompasses the world.” He has many domains including bodies of water, the sky, clouds, the underworld, and the law.

Symbolism of the name Varun:

Varun is a god with many associated symbols including water, sky, and clouds. The beauty and power of nature is embodied in the name Varun.

Nicknames for the name Varun:

Are you looking for a nickname for Varun? If you are, you've come to the right place. We put together a great list of nicknames you may want to use for your baby named Varun. This list includes common nicknames and some that are not as common.

  • Var
  • Rune
  • Vari
  • Rue
  • Vee

Style of the name Varun:


Gender of the name Varun:

Varun is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Varun:


Number of syllables in the name Varun:


Emotion evoked from the name Varun:

Varun evokes feelings of peace and maturity.

Alternative spellings for the name Varun:

  • Varuna
  • Vurun
  • Vuroon

Popularity of the name Varun:

According to the Social Security Administration, Varun is an uncommon baby boy’s name. Varun has never appeared in the top 1000 baby names in the US.

Great middle names for the name Varun and their meanings:

  • Vikram (valorous)
  • Milan (gracious)
  • Ari (lion of God)
  • Arav (peaceful)
  • Rani (my song, my joy)
  • Faraday (wood man)
  • Sine (God is gracious)
  • Raj (prince)

Famous people with the name Varun:

  • Varun Dhawan (Indian actor)
  • Varun Shrivastava (Indian social activist)
  • Varun Sivaram (American engineer)
  • Varun Chopra (English cricketer)
  • Varun Ram (American basketball player)
  • Varun Torino (game, “Wild West RP”)
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