Origin of the name MAKARA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name MAKARA.
Egyptian. The same as Ma-ka-ra
(q.v.), a second title of Queen Hatasu, daughter of Thothmes I. (The New Nation,
Morris, v.2, 1880).
Hindu. From the name of the constellation
... The name "Makara"
is the Hindu equivalent for the constellation corresponding to Capricorn
and is represented by a figure half fish and half goat. (Journal of
the Asiatic Society of Bengal, v.53, 1884).