What does the name of Brahmaputra river literally mean?

Lord Brahma
Water of Brahma
Son of Brahma
Large cold river
While most rivers on the Indian sub­con­ti­nent have female names, this river has a rare male name, as it means "son of Brahma" in Sanskrit (putra means "son").

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Lord Brahma
Water of Brahma
Son of Brahma
Large cold river
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flagAustria
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men45%
women44%
Lord Brahma
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15%
Water of Brahma
17%
14%
Son of Brahma
46%
44%
Large cold river
22%
24%

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