Harisha is an Indian male name meaning “lord of monkeys” made up from Sanskrit elements hari and isha (lord). In Sanskrit hari means “tawny, yellow, brown, green” which extends to animals of the same coloring such as a lion, horse, or monkey. It derives from a Proto-Indo-European source, *ǵʰelh₃- (to shine; to flourish; green, yellow). In Hindu mythology, Hari is another name for the gods Vishnu and Krishna.
Origin: Sanskrit, Proto-Indo-European
- Harish (Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam)
- Hari (Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali)