Guj: વલસાડ valasāḍa
‘Banyans’ [Bulsar(a), Vadsal] – City/District Gujarat
From Guj/Skt: vaḍa/vaṭa, ‘banyan’; and Guj/Mar: sal, ‘full (of)’, ‘abundant’.
Valsad was previously called Vadsal and Bulsara.
It shares the name Bulsara with Freddie Mercury (originally Farrokh Bulsara) of Queen whose Parsee/Zoroastrian family came from this region before settling in Zanzibar and then London.