Indian baby Names

Welcome to Pitarau.com, here you can find Indian baby names, name meaning, Sanskrit script, syllables, origins, similar names, cultural context, popularity chart etc. Browse through popular and unique names, by rashi, by nakshatra or by other popular naming ideas. Best of luck finding the perfect baby name!

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Modern Indian Names

The blend of traditional, religious and modern names is becoming a favorite choice of Indian parents. However the religious connections and connotations remain as strong as ever. So we have done a collection of such modern Indian boy and girl names which are suitable for Indian culture.

Birth Star or Nakshatra

In India, babies are generally named on Nakshatra and Charan. There are total 27 Nakshatra (constellations) and each Nakshatra contains 4 padas or charanas. You can find starting alphabet for name based on nakshatra and charans.

Baby Names By Rashi

In certain section of India, especially north India, the name is selected based on the Rashi (Moon Sign). There are 12 Rashis.

Unique Baby Names

Most Indian parents today wish to give their child a unique name, a name which is very different. A child with an uncommon name feels good that he/she has a unique name. Browse our unique and unusual Hindu name collection.

 

Short & Sweet Names

Short & sweet names like Om, Abhi, Neha, Manu are becoming popular choice. These cute Indian baby names are simple and easy to remember. Avoid complicated or longer names.

Easy to Pronounce Names

Name should be easy to pronounce and sound pleasant. Pronunciation for some Indian name can be extremely difficult. Consider people who will most likely have to pronounce. Making it easy to pronounce will reduce apprehension of not saying right way.

Colorful Indian Names

Add colour to your child's world with these colorful Indian names.

Colourful Hindu Names. Holi, The Hindu Festival of Colors presents a wonderful opportunity for us to look at some of the colourful names you can choose for your baby boy or girl. Holi is a very colourful festival, celebrated practically all over India in the month of Phalgun. Holi is undoubtedly the most fun-filled and energetic festival. It's an occasion that brings in joy, fun, play, music and dance, and, of course, lots of bright colors!
 

  • Padmanabh पद्मनाभ pad-ma/nabh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Padmanabh is one of the names of Lord Vishanu The lotus-naveled..
  • Padmanabh पद्मनाभ pad-ma/nabh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Padmanabh is one of the names of Lord Vishanu The lotus-naveled..
  • Kamya काम्य/काम्या ka/my_a
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit kamya means wish, desire, intention, longing for or striving after. Suitable for masculine as well as feminine. For masculine Kamya/Kamy(काम्य) and feminine Kamya(काम्या)...
  • Kamya काम्य/काम्या ka/my_a
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit kamya means wish, desire, intention, longing for or striving after. Suitable for masculine as well as feminine. For masculine Kamya/Kamy(काम्य) and feminine Kamya(काम्या)...
  • Kamya काम्य/काम्या ka/my_a
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit kamya means wish, desire, intention, longing for or striving after. Suitable for masculine as well as feminine. For masculine Kamya/Kamy(काम्य) and feminine Kamya(काम्या)...
  • Ira ईर / इरा 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Masculine Sanskrit name Ira ( ईर ) means wind. Also feminine Sanskrit name Ira ( इरा ) means speech, comfort, earth, refreshment, water, enjoyment etc. According to Purana Ira ( इरा ) was a daughter of Daksa, a wife of sage Kasyapa and the mother of grass. Ira ( इरा ) is a another name for Sarasvati...
  • Yahvi यहवी/यह्वी 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit name यह्वी means 'heaven and earth conjoined'...
  • Ishan ईशान IshAna
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Ishan meaning "The Third Eye of Shiva". Ishan has its roots in the word "ish" which means the invisible power that governs the universe. The wielder of this power is "Ishan". It is synonymous with Ishwar which means 'The Lord'. A variant Ishaan Means "lord, master, ruler, northeast direction" in Sanskrit. In Hindu tradition, Ishaan is the guardian of the north-east direction. He is often identified with the deity Shiva. Ishan is also another name of Lord Ganesh known as 'the Great God', because he is Brahman, who is immanent, within and about us, transcending Time and Space, the Ultimate Reality. Ishan means ruler so it is another name of Lord Vishnu too, because he is the Ruler who controls and regulates everything...
  • Radha राधा rad-ha
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "success" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the favourite consort of the Hindu god Krishna...
  • Radha राधा rad-ha
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "success" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the favourite consort of the Hindu god Krishna...
  • Nathan नाथन 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Nathan derived from Sanskrit word Natha ( नाथ ), which means protector, lord, master, possessor or owner. Nathan is another name for Krsna...
  • Sahana सहाना sa/ha/na
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Derived from Sanskrit word sahana(सहन) which means patience and sufferance. It also means strength, courage, steadfastness...
  • Sahana सहाना sa/ha/na
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Derived from Sanskrit word sahana(सहन) which means patience and sufferance. It also means strength, courage, steadfastness...
  • Alankara अलंकार a/lan-ka/ra
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Alankara literally means ornament, decoration...
  • Sharmishtha शर्मिष्ठा shar-mis-htha
    Origin: Sanskrit
    It is the name of wife of Yayati...

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