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.

 

  • Ramakrishna रामकृष्ण ra/mak-ris-hna
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Ramakrishna is a Hindi compound name composed of the names Rama and Krishna. The word Rama means 'black' 'dark colored' in the Veda, but in the classical Sanskrit - 'delightful,' 'lovely'. The second connotation always predominates. The Sanskrit word Krishna has the literal meaning of "black", "dark" or "dark-blue". In Hinduism and Indian mythology Krishna is the eighth avatar or reincarnation of the god Vishnu...
  • Vaishali वैशाली vai/sha/li
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Vaishali means the great princess in Sanskrit. Vaishali was a princess of Vishala. It is the name of an ancient city..
  • 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...
  • Poshuk पोषुक poSuka
    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. ..
  • Shambhavi शाम्भवी sham-bha/vi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Feminine of Shambhu. Shambhu means "helpful, kind, benevolent" in Sanskrit. Shambhu is a name of Lord Shiva. Shambhavi is a wife of Shiva. Shambhavi is a name of Goddess Durga. Shambavi is name of the river which flows in Dakshina Kannada...
  • 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)...
  • Shruti श्रुति shru/ti
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "hearing" or "sound" in Sanskrit. It may refer to Hindu sacred texts and music. Sruti consider records of the "cosmic sound of truth" heard by rishis (saints or sages)...
  • Ashutosh आशुतोष a/shu/tosh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "One who quickly satisfied" in Sanskrit.It is derived from the joining of two Sanskrit words - Ashu(meaning quickly, immediately, fast) and tosa(meaning satisfaction, pleasure, delight). Hence Lord Shiva is a Ashutosh. ..
  • Ashutosh आशुतोष a/shu/tosh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "One who quickly satisfied" in Sanskrit.It is derived from the joining of two Sanskrit words - Ashu(meaning quickly, immediately, fast) and tosa(meaning satisfaction, pleasure, delight). Hence Lord Shiva is a Ashutosh. ..
  • Aniket अनिकेत a/ni/ket
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Derived from Sanskrit word Aniketa lit means "having no residence" hence name Aniket means "homeless, in a sense who is not confined to a physical home, and the one who resides in everything, like spirit or god"..
  • Sandesh सन्देश san-desh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    means " Message"...
  • 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"...
  • Avanti अवन्ती a/va/nti
    Origin: Sanskrit
    From the name of an ancient kingdom of central India which had its capital at Ujjain. In Italian "avanti" means "to look ahead" and "move forward"...
  • Abhimanyu अभिमन्यु ab-hi/ma/ny_u
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Abhimanyu (lit." Excessive Anger")is a tragic hero in the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. He is the son of Arjuna and Subhadra, the half-sister of Lord Krishna.He was a partial incarnation of Chandra...
  • Karna कर्ण kar-na
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Derived from Sanskrit karna meaning "ear". This is the name of the son of the Hindu sun god Surya and Kunti, who gave birth to him through her ear. He was a great warrior who joined the Kauravas to fight against his half-brothers the Pandavas, eventually becoming the king of Anga. ..

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Manomay मनोमय  manomaya

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Manomay (Devanagari मनोमय) is Spiritual, Consisting of spirit or mind in Sanskrit. Manomay also means Self willed. Manomay is another name of Lord Ganesha. Lord Ganesha is called ........

Shalvi शाल्वी  shalvI

Gender : Girl

Origin: Hebrew

Girl name Shalvi (Devanagari शाल्वी) derived from Hebrew name Shalviya (शाल्विया). Shalviya means "Peace of God" in Hebrew. Shalvi is river from western Himalayas. The Shalvi River is a tributary ........

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......

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......

Manogya मनोज्ञा / मनोज्ञ  manojJA / manojJa

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Manogya means Charming, Beautiful, Pleasing, Lovely and Princess in Sanskrit. Manogya मनोज्ञा is feminine name of boy name Manogya मनोज्ञ......

Susham सुषम  suSama

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Susham सुषम means Very Beautiful or extremely handsome or Splendour in Sanskrit. Sushama सुषमा is feminine form of boy name Susham सुषम......

Sushama सुषमा  suSamA

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Sushama सुषमा means Very Beautiful or Exquisite Beauty or Splendour in Sanskrit. Sushama सुषमा is feminine form of boy name Susham सुषम......

Sulochana सुलोचना  sulocanA

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Sulochana सुलोचना feminine form of Sanskrit name Sulochan means Fine-Eyed, Fair-Eyed or having beautiful eyes. According to Purana Sulochana was the wife of King Madhava and Sulochana was an apsara. ........

Sulochan सुलोचन  sulocana

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Sulochan means Fine-Eyed, Fair-Eyed or having beautiful eyes in Sanskrit. According to Vishnu Sahasranamam, Sulochan is 794th name of Lord Vishnu known as Of Charming Eyes. Because Lord Vishnu has ........

Suvas सुवास  suvAsa

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

In Sanskrit Beautiful Dwelling or Perfume is known as Suvas. Suvas is the other name of Lord Shiva as he the Resident Of Kailasa and he possesses a fine dwelling ........

Sukarna सुकर्ण  sukarNa

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Sukarna means having Beautiful Ears or with Beautiful Ears in Sanskrit......

Sudyut सुद्युत  sudyut

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Name Sudyut originated from Sanskrit word sadyut सुद्युत means Shining beautifully......

Sumadhur सुमधुर  sumadhura

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Sumadhur means Singing Beautifully, Singing Very Sweetly or very soothing speech in Sanskrit.....

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