Indian baby Names

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Happy Dhanteras! 1st Day of Diwali

Lets Welcome Wealth!

Happy Dhanteras!

Dhanteras is the first day of the five-day Diwali Festival. The festival is also known as "Dhanatrayodashi" or "Dhanvantari Trayodashi". The word Dhan means wealth and Teras means 13th day as per Hindu calendar.Continue reading ...

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.

 

10 Sanskrit Names Meaning Wealth

Naming baby as Rupee sounds bit different, but baby girl name Laxmi is become common. Here are 10 fantastic unique names meaning money,cash, amount. Have a look.

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.

 

  • Dakshesh दक्षेश dak-shesh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "One who is prompt and balanced" in Sanskrit(Lord Shiva).It is derived from two Sanskrit words - Daksh(meaning prompt) and shesh (meaning balanced). ..
  • Amogh अमोघ a/mogh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Amogh is a name that translates in Sanskrit "invincible". The word "Amogh" literally means "That which has no alternative." In Iranian mythology, the name Amogh is said to have many beneficial qualities, bestowing wealth, wisdom and excellent health. Amogh is also the name of Lord Ganesha, the Lord of all Wealth and Wisdom...
  • Lush लुष luSa
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit name Lush means saffron. Lush was a son of a Nisada ( niSAda ) and a Chanaki ( chANakI )...
  • Devina देविन 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit name Devin means 'resembling a god or Goddess-like'...
  • Abja अब्जा ab-ja
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Abja literally means 'born in water'.So Abja also mean water lily or lotus...
  • Abja अब्जा ab-ja
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Abja literally means 'born in water'.So Abja also mean water lily or lotus...
  • Aadya आदया/आद्य a_a/dy_a
    Origin: Sanskrit
    "Adya" means original power from which all five senses, and all five elements originated. Derived from Sanskrit word is a name of Goddess Durga. Adya-Shakti or Kali is the power from which the entire universe has emanated; she is the mother of the entire universe...
  • Pranav प्रणव pra/nav
    Origin: Sanskrit
    This is the Sanskrit word referring to Om, phonic sound for sacred syllable 'OM' (Om-Kaaram). The Sanskrit name for the syllable is praṇava, from a root nu "to shout, sound, praise", verbal pra-nu- being attested as "to make a humming or droning sound" in the Brahmanas, and taking the specific meaning of "to utter the syllable om" in the Chandogya Upanishad and the Shrauta Sutras...
  • Aarna आरना a_ar-na
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "wave, ocean" in Sanskrit. Aarna is also name of Goddess Lakshmi, the daughter of the king of the milky ocean...
  • Anusha अनुषा / अनुशा a/nu/sha
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Anusha (Sanskrit) An Indian name meaning "beautiful morning"; the name of a star...
  • Sanjyot संज्योत san-jy_ot
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "Light of happiness". It is joining of two Sanskrit words - Sam (meaning happiness) and Jyoti (meaning light). ..
  • Shaurya शौर्य / शौर्या shau/ry_a
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Originated from Sanskrit word Shaurya(शौर्य) means bravery, heroism, valour. Shaurya(शौर्य)Suitable for masculine as well as feminine as Shaurya(शौर्या)...
  • Viaan विआन 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    The name Viaan means 'full of Life and energy'...
  • Kavya काव्या ka/vy_a
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means a sonnet or poem in Sanskrit. Kavya is a Sanskrit literary composition.Poem..
  • Raya राया 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit Raya literally means flow of a river, zeal, ardour, quickness, force or velocity. Raya also means king, prince. According to Bhagavata a king of the Lunar dynasty who was the son of Pururavas and Urvasi ..

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Ishwar ईश्वर  Ishvara

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Ishwar in Sanskrit is a sacred name is for baby boy and it means Lord. Ishvara is a theological concept in Hinduism particularly Shaivism translating to "Shiva"...... more »

Ishivatva ईशित्व  ISitva

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Ishivatva in Sanskrit it means Superior, Supreme and we can use this name baby boy..... more »

Ishir ईषिर  ISira

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Boy name Ishir in Sanskrit means Powerful, Refreshing. Fast, Another name for Agni (Fire)..... more »

Ishiti इशिति 

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Ishiti is name for baby girl and it's sanskrit meanings are Endeavour, Desire to obtain, fly away..... more »

Ishin ईशिन  Ishin

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Ishin means Commanding, Reigning this name can be used for baby girl...... more »

Ishika इशिका  ishikA

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

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Yajvan यज्वन 

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

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Paresha परेशा 

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

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Parasme परस्मै 

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

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Jitamitra जितमित्र 

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

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Matr मात्र  mAtra

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Sanskrit name Matr means with true knowledge, mother, the earth, water, the personified energies of the principal deities. According to Mahabharata the 13 wives of Kasyapa are also called Matrs. ........ more »

Agraga अग्रग 

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

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Praniti प्रणीति 

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Praniti name can used for baby girl, it means guidance, conducting, leader...... more »

Jaguri जगुरि 

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Jaguri means one who wakes others up, one who risen up, one who leads...... more »

Nayat नयत् 

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Nayat means leading, guiding. This name can be used to baby boy...... more »

Amulya अमूल्य  amUlya

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Amulya means invaluable, excleen, precious. This name can be used for baby girl and as well as baby boy. You can also use name for baby boy as Amulyavan...... more »

Dravina द्रविण  draviNa

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Dravina is very unique name. The meaning of the name is money, power, wealth, strength, goods in Saanskrit. According to Purana Dravina is a son of the vasu Dhara. And ........ more »

Dravya द्रव्य 

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit, Panjabi

Dravya is very beautiful name it means wealth, prosperity, money in Sanskrit. This name can be used for baby boy...... more »

Vyaya व्यय  vyaya

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Unique Sanskrit name Vyaya means Wealth, cost or money. This name can be used for baby boy...... more »

Vitta वित्त  vitta

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Vitta is very unique name it means money, Finance, Wealth...... more »

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