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!
 

  • Vihan विहान vi/han
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit name Vihan means dawn or morning...
  • Veerendra वीरेंद्र, विरेन्द्र vee/ren-dra
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Derived from Sanskrit word Virendra means "Lord of courageous men" or "Lord of the brave" in Sanskrit.It is joining of two Sanskrit words - vira (meaning brave, courageous men) and Indra(meaning Lord). ..
  • Ashmayu अश्मयु as-hma_y_u
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Ashmayu (अश्मयु) means ray of light in Sanskrit...
  • Anushka अनुष्का a/nus-hka
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means 'A term of endearment, Ray of Light, or Lightning' in Sanskrit. Actually it is a Russian diminutive form (or 'pet name') of the given name "Anna", meaning "favor, grace"...
  • Lambodar लम्बोदर lam-bo/dar
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Lamb Means "perpendicular" and udar Means "abdomen, belly" so Lambodar Means "one who has a Pot Belly", or literally "one who has a Hanging Belly" like a Lord Ganesh...
  • Arya आर्या /आर्य a/ry_a
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Derived from Sanskrit word 'aarya' means 'noble, kind, honorable, dear, favorable, polite'. Arya is name of Goddess Durga. Suitable for masculine as well as feminine. For masculine Arya(आर्य) and feminine Arya(आर्या)...
  • Ayush आयुष a_y_ush
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Ayush is derived from Sanskrit word aayus(आयुस्), meaning "Long-life". "Ayushmaan bhava" is a common way to bless in Indian culture where the seeker is blessed with long life. Hence the name Ayush would mean "Long life". ..
  • Adityanandana अदित्यानंदन  a/di/ty_a/nan-da/na
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Adityanandana, literally means 'son of the sun'. Adityanandana is a name for Karna...
  • Dvij द्विज dvij
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "Born twice, bird, Brahmana" in Sanskrit...
  • Daarun दारुण dAruNa
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit name Daarun literally means sharp. Daarun also means frightful, rough, harsh. According to Vishnu Sahasranama, Daarun, Daarunah, Daruna is a 569th name of Lord Vishnu as Hard - He is hard and merciless to the evil-doers...
  • Sonali सोनाली so/na/li
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means" golden"...
  • Nirja नीरजा nir-ja
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "Lotus" in Sanskrit. Its origin is Sanskrit... neere jayati iti - 'niraj' i.e. the one that is born in water - 'lotus' . It is a name of Goddess Laxmi...
  • Anjali अंजलि,अंजली an-ja/li
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Anjali means offering with devotion to god as well as to help people in need.A mode of worship by joining both hands. ..
  • Darsh दर्श darsh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Darsh literally means appearance, moon when just become visible or view in Sanskrit. Darsh is a another name of Lord Krishna...
  • Darsh दर्श darsh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Darsh literally means appearance, moon when just become visible or view in Sanskrit. Darsh is a another name of Lord Krishna...

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