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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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.

 

Naming your baby crazily!

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Fan of Rajnikanth?

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Recently, in Kolhapur More (मोरे) family was blessed with the baby boy.

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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.

 

  • Vilas विलास vi/las
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means " sport,play,luxury & pastime" in sanskrit. It also means "coolness"..
  • Ansh अंश ansh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Ansh in Sanskrit denotes a part or piece of something. It is also a name of apsara or celestial angle...
  • Gargi गार्गी gar-gi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Vedic literature Gargi is daughter of Vacknu. Gargi is honored as one of the great woman natural philosopher. Gargi most learned women who obtained Brahamvidya. She was descendant of the sage Garga, one of the greatest sages and priest of the family of Nanda (Garga named Krishna as "Krishna). Gargi was one of the Navaratnas in the court of King Janaka of Mithila. She has composed several hymns and is an author of Gargi Samhita...
  • Madhavi माधवी mad-ha/vi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Madhavi means sweet, honey-sugar or intoxicating drink. Feminine form of Madhava (means One who is the Lord of "Ma" or knowledge). This is another name of the Hindu Goddess Lakshmi. In Saskrit epic Mahabharata, Madhavi was daughter of king Yayati...
  • Aditi अदिति a/di/ti
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit Aditi means Boundless, Entire, Freedom, Limitless, Unbroken.Aditi is a Hindu goddess of the sky so called Mother of all Gods. Aditi also means consciousness, the past, the future and fertility...
  • Khalin खलिन 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit Khalin means 'One who possesses threshing-floors'. Khalin is another name for Visnu and Siva...
  • Antara अन्तरा a/nta/ra
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means" within,in the middle,between" in Sanskrit...
  • Mahi माही ma/hi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Veda the earth is called mahi(means great, strong in Sanskrit). Mahi(great, strong) is used for air and speach, as well as for earth...
  • Anamika अनामिका a/na/mi/ka
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means " ring finger",in Sanskrit.It also means someone beautiful whose name is unknown...
  • Viha विहा vihA
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit Viha means heaven. It also means sky, air...
  • Abhasa आभास ab-ha/sa
    Origin: Sanskrit
    The literal meaning of Abhasa is "fallacious appearance". It also means splendor; light; colour; reflection...
  • Shreya श्रेया shre_y_a
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means 'Auspicious' or 'Lucky' in Sanskrit. It also refers to the Hindu goddess Lakshmi in many ancient religious hymns. Shreya may also mean 'beautiful' or 'talented and also it means 'success'. ..
  • Nikhil निखिल, निखील nik-hil
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Nikhil is a Hindi and Sanskrit word that means "complete" or "universal". Sanskrit fragmentation of the word yields: Ni (without), Kh (sky or boundary), L (agreed or liked). The word also has connotations with the colour blue, possibly because of the word "sky" being one of its roots. "Nikhil" is also one of the 108 names of God Shiva. ..
  • Shravan श्रवण shra/van
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Shravan is a Sanskrit word which literally means 'listening or hearing'. ..
  • Chhaya छाया ch-ha_y_a
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Chhaya means shade, Shadow goddess, a wife of Surya (Hindu Deity ). Chhaya also means support...

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Madhuj मधुज  madhuja

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Madhuj derived from madhuja (मधुज), which literally means wax or bees-wax. Madhuja also means suger made from honey, sugar-candy...... more »

Yashti यष्टि  yaSTI

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Yashti means sugar cane in Sanskrit. Yashti is a girl name smiler to popular Bengali name Mishti. In Sanskrit Yashti also means stick, beam, stem...... more »

Chasa चाष  cAsa

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Chasa means sugar cane, and also blue jay bird in Sanskrit...... more »

Vidala विदल  vidala

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Vidala(विदल) is derived from Sanskrit word Vidala, which means sweetmeat, cake. Vidala also means leafless, expanded. Vidala(विदल) is Sanskrit name for Orchid tree...... more »

Chamas चमस  camasa

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Chamas is derived from Sanskrit word camasa, which literally means spoon. But Chamas also means sweetmeat, cake...... more »

Lopika लोपिका  lopikA

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

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Madhurya मधुर्य  madhurya

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Madhurya in Sanskrit literally means sweetness. Madhurya also means charm, loveliness, grace of style, exquisite beauty...... more »

Madhuja मधुजा  madhujA

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Madhuja in Sanskrit means suger made from honey, sugar-candy, obtained from honey...... more »

Suditi सुदिति  sudIti

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Suditi is unique, short and sweet Sanskrit name which symbolises the Light of pure Consciousness. su 'good, excellent' + dfti 'flame', The bright flame...... more »

Arochan अरोचन  Arocana

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

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Tarala तरला  tarala

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Tarala (तरला) is Girl name. In Sanskrit Tarala means ruby, gem, brilliant, shining, glittering, tremulous...... more »

Ruchit रुचित  rucita

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

In Sanskrit Ruchit means bright, brilliant, delighted, glittering. Ruchit is masculine form of Ruchita...... more »

Ruchita रूचिता  rucitA

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

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Milati मिलती  mIlati

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

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Anukash अनुकाश  anUkAza

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

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Jayin जयिन  jayiN

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Jayin is a Sanskrit word which means Victorious or Conquering. Jayin is name of Lord Krishna. He is known as Lord of three worlds. Lord Krishna is Victory personified. He ........ more »

Balin बलिन  balin

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Balin is derived from Sanskrit word Balina which means Immensely Powerful, Strong. Balin is name of Lord Vishnu and can be used for baby boy. Balin is also another name ........ more »

Taral तरल  tarala

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Taral in Sanskrit means ruby, gem, the central gem of a necklace, brilliant, shining, glittering, tremulous. Taral name can be used for baby boy...... more »

Mayin मायिन  mAyin

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

According to Rig Veda, Mayin means the Creator of the Universe, creator of maya. In Sanskrit Mayin meaning one who has the art & skill of enchantment, representing Hindu Gods ........ more »

Mayini मायिनी  mAyini

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Derived from Sanskrit word Mayin, which means the Creator of the Universe, creator of maya. In Sanskrit Mayin meaning one who has the art & skill of enchantment...... more »

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