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Ashwin is a common name in hindu religion mostly used in india and nepal, originating in Sanskrit. It is the seventh month of the lunisolar Hindu calendar. The distinctly formed Anglo-Saxon surname Ashwin is less common.
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Ashwin means "light" in the Sanskrit language, and Ashwini is the first star that appears in the evening sky.
In Thai, a variation of Ashwin, known as Asaween, means "brave knight".
Ashwin is an Anglo-Saxon name derived from Aescwine, meaning "spear, lance" and "friend, protector, lord".
Ashwin is of Cherokee origin and means "strong horse". Ashwin is also found in at least 2 cultures and in some cases this baby name has additional meanings or alternative spellings.
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Ravichandran Ashwin, Indian international cricketer
Kolangarathodiyil Ashwin Nair, Entrepreneur/Scientist
Ashwin Sunder, author (Fear of Dreaming)
Ashwin Shahi, Software Developer in Bangalore,India
D.Ashwin, Software Developer in Bangalore,India
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