The name Padma is Sanskrit in origin. It can be translated to mean "lotus." The name is also important in Hindu tradition, as Padma is one of the many names used to refer to the goddess Lakshmi.
Similar Names: Palma, Padme
Famous Padma Names: Padma Lakshmi (TV host and model), Padma Viswanathan (playwright)
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How about Parvati, another name widely given in India?