Baby name– Rushabh
Origin– Hindu, Indian
Meaning– Adornment; (in Sanskrit) Bull; Excellent or superior; Medicinal plant. The name also is related to the Indian classical music notation ‘Re’.
Moon sign– Tula
Similar names– Sabal, Sachiv, Sadar, Sadashiv, Sadavir, Hrishab, Raship, Rishabha, Rishap, Rushab, Rushi, Rishik, Hrishikesh, Lusabh, Rishikesh, Viren, AAkav, Arnav, Vedant, arsh, Vyom, Abir.
Vedic connection– The name has its origin in the Vedas and Upanishads, where the name was considered to be a symbol for Lord Shiva. According to the Bhagavata Purana, Rushabh is an avatar of Lord Vishnu. Hence, Rushabh is considered to be avatars of both the gods. According to the Puranas, Vishnu incarnated as Rushabh to a childless couple. Shiva also took incarnation of Rushabha or the Bull, in order to help out Vishnu when the latter lost his memory after reaching Patal Lok. Mythologically, the reference of the name has been made in several Indian Epics, such as Unadi Sutra, Vjsaneyiya-Sanhita, Chandogya-Upanishad, Arthav Veda, Rig Veda, Mahabharat, Ramayan, Sushrut and Bhavprakash. The name Rushabh is also mentioned as Rishabhanatha, the first Tirthankara of the Jainism faith. His symbol was the bull. Both the Hindu Puranas and the Jain literature interpret the name as denoting avatars of Vishnu and Shiva.
Astrology– The letter R has an importance in astrology. The letter denotes people with qualities of being popular, romantic, simple, determined and focused. Boys with this name are said to become men of true faith, spiritualism and devotion to all and sundry. They are generally successful in life, both personally and professionally. They are liberal and tolerant as well as expressive and communicative.