The origin of the name Sushi is Japan! The meaning of Sushi translates to ‘raw fish’, ‘with raw fish’. The sushi dish is probably the most popular food item from Japan which is loved by people all around the world. Another meaning of Sushi translates to ‘the Hindu goddess Parvati’. In Hinduism, Parvati is the goddess of love, devotion, beauty, fertility, marriage and children. She also represents power and divine strength.