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!
 

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  • 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...
  • 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. ..
  • Ishita इशिता / ईशिता i/shi/ta
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Ishita(ईशिता) means almightiness, omnipotence...
  • 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"...
  • Gayathri गायत्री ga_y_a/thri
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Gayathri is a variation of Gayatri which means 'way of going; song, hymn' in Sanskrit...
  • Gayathri गायत्री ga_y_a/thri
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Gayathri is a variation of Gayatri which means 'way of going; song, hymn' in Sanskrit...
  • Shilpa शिल्पा shil-pa
    Origin: Sanskrit
    It means someone who has an artistic bent of mind. It also means" art, craft,skill, stone"...
  • Ashna अश्ना / अश्न 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Ashna derived from Sanskrit word ashna (अश्न), which literally means 'voracious'. Ashna (अश्ना) is a girl name. But according to Sanskrit dictionary Ashna (अश्न) is a unique boy name, which means 'stone or cloud'. ..
  • Ashna अश्ना / अश्न 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Ashna derived from Sanskrit word ashna (अश्न), which literally means 'voracious'. Ashna (अश्ना) is a girl name. But according to Sanskrit dictionary Ashna (अश्न) is a unique boy name, which means 'stone or cloud'. ..
  • Nanda नन्द, नंद, नंदा nan-da
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "joy" in Sanskrit. According to Puranas, Nanda is a name of the foster-father of Krishna, as well as various other characters. Nanda was also the name of a 4th-century BC king who founded a dynasty in Magadha in India. This is a transcription of both the masculine form Nanda(नंद) and the feminine form Nanda(नंदा). ..
  • Chinmay चिन्मय chin-ma_y
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Chinmay derived from Sanskrit word cinmay, which literally means 'consisting of pure thought'. Chinmay also means "full of consciousness & blissful".Chinmay is name of God Ganesha...
  • Nanda नन्द, नंद, नंदा nan-da
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "joy" in Sanskrit. According to Puranas, Nanda is a name of the foster-father of Krishna, as well as various other characters. Nanda was also the name of a 4th-century BC king who founded a dynasty in Magadha in India. This is a transcription of both the masculine form Nanda(नंद) and the feminine form Nanda(नंदा). ..
  • Shilpa शिल्पा shil-pa
    Origin: Sanskrit
    It means someone who has an artistic bent of mind. It also means" art, craft,skill, stone"...
  • Shilpa शिल्पा shil-pa
    Origin: Sanskrit
    It means someone who has an artistic bent of mind. It also means" art, craft,skill, stone"...
  • Shilpa शिल्पा shil-pa
    Origin: Sanskrit
    It means someone who has an artistic bent of mind. It also means" art, craft,skill, stone"...

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