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.

 

  • Anita अनीता a/ni/ta
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit Anita means "full of Grace, mercy, favor, variety , a leader, Without guile"..
  • Sarika सारिका sa/ri/ka
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means" talking bird" in Sanskrit...
  • Somnath सोमनाथ som-nath
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "The Protector of Moon God" in Sanskrit. It is derived from the joining of two Sanskrit words - Nath(meaning Protector) and Soma is the god of the moon.Somnath is one of the twelve Jyotirlings (lingas of light) symbols of the God Shiva. Soma is also a plant. He is also an intoxicating drink which was brewed from that plant. As the blood of animals and the sap of plants, Soma courses through all living things...
  • Swara स्वरा swa/ra
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means" musical note or tones" in Sanskrit...
  • Janardan जनार्दन ja/nar-dan
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Literally means 'one who helps people'.Janardana is another name of Vishnu or God and appears as the 126th name in the Vishnu sahasranama. According to Adi Sankara, Janardana means "One who inflicts suffering on evil men." Alternatively, it means, "He to whom all devotees pray for worldly success and liberation."..
  • Shardul शारदुल shar-dul
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "Tiger or Lion" in Sanskrit. Shardul aiso means "Royal Bengal tiger" in Bengal...
  • Alka अलका al-ka
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "A Girl with a lovely long hair" or "Youth"...
  • Amaya अमाय/अमाया a/ma_y_a
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit Amaya literally means guileless, not cunning or free from deceit. Feminine Amaya(अमाया) means absence of delusion or deceit or guile...
  • 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. ..
  • Vihaan विहान vi/ha_an
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Vihaan means beginning of new era or light is started to grow...
  • Revati रेवती re/va/ti
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit revati means"wealthy, rich". Revati is also means 'woman born under the naksatra revati'. ..
  • Abjit अब्जित ab-jit
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Abjit means conquering waters...
  • 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". ..
  • Ishani इशानी i/sha/ni
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Female consort of Ishan. Means "lord, master, ruler, northeast direction" in Sanskrit. In Hindu tradition, Ishaan is the guardian of the north-easter direction. He is often identified with the deity Shiva. Ishani(Goddess Durga) is the wife of Shiva...
  • Narayan नारायण na/ra_y_an
    Origin: Sanskrit
    The name Narayana is a Sanskrit tatpurusha compound of nara ("human, man") and ayana ("eternal, without ending"). Narayana, according to this etymology, is the one who moves in the infinite waters and is also the water itself. Another interpretation of the word Narayana sees Nara meaning "human" and Ayana as "direction/goal". Hence Narayana refers to the "direction of a human". Narayan is an important Sanskrit name for Vishnu...

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Laukik लौकिक  laukika

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Sanskrit word Laukik literally means worldly, profane, temporal and common. Boy name Laukik means men of the world, mankind, common or ordinary men......

Omvati ओमवती  omvatI

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Omvati (Devanagari ओमवती) is one who having power of Om ( ॐ sacred syllable). Girl name Omvati is combination of boy name Om 'union of the three gods' ........

Omatra ओमात्रा  omAtrA

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Girl name Omatra (Devanagari ओमात्रा) derived from Sanskrit word omAtrA, which means protection, favour and readiness to help......

Ojaswati ओजस्वति  ojasvatI

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Meaning of Ojaswati (Devanagari ओजस्वति) is one who having ojas ( vital energy). Boy or girl name Ojaswati is combination of boy name Ojas 'vital energy' + wati 'having'. Ojas ........

Ojaswini ओजस्विनी  ojasvinI

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Girl name Ojaswini (Devanagari ओजस्विनी) means one who having ojas ( vital energy). Ojaswini is combination of boy name Ojas 'vital energy' + wini 'having'. Ojas is a type of ........

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. ........

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