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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10 Sanskrit Name Starting With V

Letter V is willing to Share few things!

Sanskrit Names Starting With V

Hi I am letter (V), I felt I can be useful for your baby name! I am most of the times used for Victory, all generation I have come across, they use first to fingers to show (V) which usually means Victory. Continue Reading ...

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.

 

Meaning of Daksh - Skilled name for your Artful Baby

Name is like our Life Partner!!! Don’t you think so?

Baby Boy Name Daksh meaning the skillful. Daksha is 2 syllable Sanskrit name.

I was looking for names with nice meaning and I found this lovely name Daksh meaning skillful. Sanskrit name Daksh (दक्ष) is only 2 syllable and 5 letters name with excellent meaning.

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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.

 

  • Khandava खांडव / खाण्डव khANDava
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit name Khandava means sweetmeats, sugar-candy, sugar-plums. Khandava Forest was an ancient forest mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. ..
  • Yusmota युष्मोत 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Yusmota derived from Sanskrit word युष्मोत (yuSmota), which means 'protected or loved by you'...
  • Gaurinath गौरीनाथ gau/ri/nath
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "Lord of fair women(Goddes Parvati)." It is derived from the joining of two Sanskrit words - Nath (meaning lord) and Gauri (meaning fair). So Gaurinath is a other name of Lord Shiva...
  • Medha मेधा med-ha
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Medha means intelligence. More than that medha means the intellect illuminated by love...
  • Shanti शांति sha/nti
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "quiet, peace, tranquility" in Sanskrit. Also it means "happiness,prosperity."..
  • 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'. ..
  • Savitri सावित्री sa/vi/tri
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Savitri means the daughter of the Sun. Savitri is derived from Sanskrit word Savitur which means The Sun. Savitri is Brahma's consort. Savitri is also the name of the wife of Brahma, the Creator...
  • Pushkaraj पुष्कराज pus-hka/raj
    Origin: Sanskrit
    It is the name of the most widely used gems to help achieve better financial status...
  • Ghatotkaca घटोत्कच ghatotkaca
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit meaning of Ghatotkaca is Bald Pot or pot headed. According to Mahabharata Ghatotkaca was the son of Bhima the Pandava prince and Hidimba...
  • Sujat सुजात sujAta
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sujat सुजात means Well Born, Handsome, Noble, Genuine and Sincere in Sanskrit. Sujata सुजाता is feminine form of boy name Sujat सुजात..
  • Madhav माधव mad-hav
    Origin: Sanskrit
    According to Adi Shankara's commentary on the Vishnu sahasranama, Madhav means the consort of Ma, or Mahalaksmi, the Mother of the universe. Alternatively, it means one who is fit to be known through Madhu-vidya or can mean One who is the Lord of "Ma" or knowledge. Additionally, it can also mean 'one who was born in the clan of Madhu'. Madhava is another name for Vishnu or Krishna and appears as the 72nd, 167th and 735th names in the Vishnu sahasranama...
  • Chitrani चित्राणि chitrANi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Chitrani means series of pictures or many pictures like a film...
  • Abhyudita अभ्युदित ab-hy_u/di/ta
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Abhyudita means elevated; risen; prosperous...
  • Swara स्वरा swa/ra
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means" musical note or tones" in Sanskrit...
  • Ayan अयन / अयान a_y_an
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit name Ayan( अयन ) meaning representing Solstice. Ayan( अयन ) is name of Lord Ganesh - Lord Ganesha, as Time suspended, represents the two solstices — the northern and the souther. Also Sanskrit meaning of word Ayan(अयान)is halting, stopping, natural disposition or temperament. ..

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Bhagwati भगवती  bhagavatI

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Bhagwati means the follower or worshipper of the fortune, or the consort of fortunate are some other . Bhagwati is combination of Sanskrit word Bhag means fortune and ........

Vibhavari विभावरी  vibhAvarI

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Vibhavari is a sanskrit word which means Bright, Brilliant, and Deceitful woman. According to Mahabharata the daughter of Brahma was named Vibhavari. Vibhavari (Devanagari विभावरी) is the Goddess Lakshmi Who ........

Vedagarbha वेदगर्भा  vedagarbha

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Vedagarbha (Devanagari वेदगर्भा) means the one who has full knowledge of Veda. According to Puranas Vedagarbha is another name of Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati. Vedagarbha is the Goddess, known as ........

Vagmi वाग्मी  vAgmi

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Vagmi (Devanagari वाग्मी) is Wordy, Eloquent, talkative and Speaking. Girl name Vagmi is Derived from Sanskrit word Vagmin (Devanagari वाग्मिन् ). Vagmi is also the Goddess Who Controls ........

Poshuk पोषुक  poSuka

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Poshuk (Devanagari पोषुक) is Growing or Prospering. Boy name Poshuk is derived from Sanskrit word poSuka (पोषुक). Poshuk is very unique and rarely used name......

Poshya पोष्य  poSya

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Poshya (Devanagari पोष्य) is causing wealth or prosperity. Boy name Poshya is derived from Sanskrit word poSya. Poshya is very unique name......

Pota पोत  pota

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

In Sanskrit young person is known as Pota (Devanagari पोत). Meaning of Pata is young person or garment......

Shrutimrgya श्रुतिमृग्य  shrutimRgya

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Shrutimrgya is "to be sought by hearing or by the veda". Shrutimrgya is combination of Sanskrit word Shruti means hearing and mRgyati (mrgya) means seek for......

Shrutavrtta श्रुतवृत्त  shrutavRtta

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Shrutavrtta (Devnagari श्रुतवृत्त) is "Knowledge and Virtue". Shrutavrtta is derived from Sanskrit word shrutavRtta श्रुतवृत्त......

Shrutapurva श्रुतपूर्व / श्रुतपुर्वा  shrutapUrva

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Shrutapurva is Heard or Learnt Before. Shrutapurva (श्रुतपूर्व) is combinamtion of a Sanskrit words Shruta श्रुत means Heard and purva पूर्व means Before......

Shrutanvita श्रुतान्विता / श्रुतान्वित  shrutAnvita

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Shrutanvita (Devnagri श्रुतान्विता) means the one who is acquainted with or conforming to the Veda in Sanskrit......

Shrutakirti श्रुतकीर्ति  shrutakIrti

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Shrutakirti (श्रुतकीर्ति) is the one whose fame is heard about or of an astronomer in Sanskrit. Also meaning of Shrutakirti is Well known, Glory or Famous. Shrutakirti was a sister ........

Shrutagraha श्रुतग्रह  shrutagraha

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Shrutagraha (श्रुतग्रह) means "perception of sacred knowledge" in Sanskrit......

Shrutadhara श्रुतधर  shrutadhara

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Shrutadhara is retaining what has been heard (Shruta 'heard' + dhara 'Hold'). The person who is having Good Memory known as Shrutadhara in Sanskrit......

Shrutabodha श्रुतबोध  shrutabodha

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Shrutabodha is a Sanskrit word which means "One who with knowledge of the most common Sanskrit Sloka"......

Shrutyukta श्रुत्युक्त  shrutyukta

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Shrutyukta (Devnagri श्रुत्युक्त) is "said or enjoined in the veda" in Sanskrit......

Shrutkarna श्रुतकर्ण  shrutkarNa

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Shrutkarna means the one who is quick to hear or the one who has hearing ears in Sanskrit......

Shrutartha श्रुतार्थ  shrutArtha

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Shrutartha is literaly Noble Hearing (Shrut means hearing + Artha means noble). The one who has heard anything or Any matter solved by hearing is known as Shrutartha ........

Poshit पोषित  poSita

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Nourished, Cherished, Loved and Supported are few meanings of name Poshit ( Devanagari पोषित ) in Sanskrit......

Poshita पोषिता  poSita

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Poshita is feminine form of Poshit, Nourished, Cherished, Loved and Supported are few meanings of name Poshit ( Devanagari पोषित ) in Sanskrit......

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