Type Settlement
Scripts मुंबई(Marathi, Hindi) મુંબઈ(Gujarati) ಮುಂಬೈ(Kannada) മുംബൈ(Malayalam) ముంబై(Telugu) ممبئی(Urdu) Мумбаи(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /mʊm.ˈbaɪ/(English) /ˈmum.baɪ̯/(German)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Marathi मुंबा (Mumba), the name of an incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess Devi, combined with आई (ai) meaning "mother". This is the name of a city in Maharashtra, India, formerly called Bombay.

Related Names

RootsMumba + ai
Other Languages & CulturesBombay(French) Bombaim(Portuguese) Bombay(Spanish)
Entry added April 23, 2024