Meaning and Origin of: Gopal
Search for Names & Meanings Top 100 Names for Boys Top 100 Names for Girls Last Name History & Meaning Name Popularity Tracker Celebrity Names Search for Names by Trait Browse First Names A-Z Browse Last Names A-Z Browse First Names by Origin Browse Last Names by Origin Baby Name Lists How to Choose a Name
First name origins & meanings:
- Hindi : Lord Krishna
Last name origin & meaning:
- Indian (southern states) : Hindu name, from Sanskrit gopāla ‘cowherd’ (from go ‘cow’ + pāla ‘protector’), an epithet of the god Krishna. It is only a male given name in India, but has come to be used as a surname among South Indians in the U.S.