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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Diwali, the festival of Light!

Happy Narak Chaturdashi!

Diwali, the festival of Light. It's the festival of lights (deep = light and avali = a row i.e., a row of lights) that's marked by five days of celebration, which literally deocrates the country with its brilliance, and lights with full of joy... 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.

 

Narak Chaturdashi inspired baby names!

Love Victory?

Happy Narak Chaturdashi

On this Narak Chaturdashi if you are looking for baby names for your bud then here are some unique baby names that you may want to consider. The name list includes names of Lord Krishna and names with meaning victory. Have a look.

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.

 

  • Mayukh मयूख ma_y_ukh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Mayukh मयूख means ray of light or brightness...
  • Shanta शांता sha/nta
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means 'peaceful,calm' in sanskrit. In Hindu legend this is the name of a daughter of King Dasharatha. ..
  • Reya रेया re-ya
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Derived from Sanskrit name Riya means Singer, graceful...
  • Marisa मारिसा 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Marisa means worthy or respectable. According to Purana Marisa was the mother of Daksa and the wife of Sura. Also according to Mahabharata Marisa was a river of Puranic fame and a daughter of Kandu. Also Marisa is a feminine name derived from the Latin maris, meaning "of the sea."..
  • Aditi अदिति a/di/ti
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit Aditi means Boundless, Entire, Freedom, Limitless, Unbroken.Aditi is a Hindu goddess of the sky so called Mother of all Gods. Aditi also means consciousness, the past, the future and fertility...
  • Niranjan निरंजन ni/ran-jan
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Literal meaning in Sanskrit "Fearless". Niranjan is combination of Nir means 'Without' and Anjan means 'fear', also in Sanskrit "Anjan" means "MAYA" as in the causal force for all feelings of "self" and belongings. Niranjan is one of the names of Venkateshwara, a god in Hindu religion. Niranjan is another name/form of Lord Shiva...
  • Vikas विकास vi/kas
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "blowing, expanding, progress, development" in Sanskrit...
  • Madhavi माधवी mad-ha/vi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Madhavi means sweet, honey-sugar or intoxicating drink. Feminine form of Madhava (means One who is the Lord of "Ma" or knowledge). This is another name of the Hindu Goddess Lakshmi. In Saskrit epic Mahabharata, Madhavi was daughter of king Yayati...
  • Tarala तरला tarala
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Tarala (तरला) is Girl name. In Sanskrit Tarala means ruby, gem, brilliant, shining, glittering, tremulous. ..
  • Anahita अनाहिता a/na/hi/ta
    Origin: Sanskrit
    From Vedic sanskrit Anahita means who nurture crops and herds. Anahita also means immaculate that is pure.She is the Ancient Persian Goddess of water,fertility, war,and patroness of women. ..
  • Snigdha स्निग्धा / स्निग्ध 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Snigdha derived from Sanskrit word स्निग्ध (snigdha), which means glossy, charming, lovely. Masculine Snigdha means friend...
  • Adikara आदिकर a/di/ka/ra
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Literal meaning of Adikara is 'the first creator'. Adikara is a one of name for Brahma...
  • Harshali हर्षाली har-sha/li
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "happiness came in life". It is the combination of two words "harsh"- happiness and "ali"- came. ..
  • Bhishma भिष्म bhis-hma
    Origin: Sanskrit
    'Bhishma' means 'terrible or one who has taken a terrible vow' in Sanskrit. Bhishma is One of the strongest characters of the Mahabharata...
  • Sudiksha सुदीक्षा su/dik-sha
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "Good initiation (start)". in Sanskrit. Sudiksha is a combination of two words Su (Good) and Diksha(initiation or start). Sudiksha is considered to be an avatar of Lakshmi, the goddess of fortune...

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Suditi सुदिति  sudIti

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Suditi is unique, short and sweet Sanskrit name which symbolises the Light of pure Consciousness. su 'good, excellent' + dfti 'flame', The bright flame...... more »

Arochan अरोचन  Arocana

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Sanskrit word Arochan or Arochana means Bright, Radiant or Shining...... more »

Tarala तरला  tarala

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Tarala (तरला) is Girl name. In Sanskrit Tarala means ruby, gem, brilliant, shining, glittering, tremulous...... more »

Ruchit रुचित  rucita

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

In Sanskrit Ruchit means bright, brilliant, delighted, glittering. Ruchit is masculine form of Ruchita...... more »

Ruchita रूचिता  rucitA

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

In Sanskrit Ruchita means bright, brilliant, delighted, glittering or delicate. Ruchita is feminine form of Ruchit...... more »

Milati मिलती  mIlati

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

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Anukash अनुकाश  anUkAza

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

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Jayin जयिन  jayiN

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Jayin is a Sanskrit word which means Victorious or Conquering. Jayin is name of Lord Krishna. He is known as Lord of three worlds. Lord Krishna is Victory personified. He ........ more »

Balin बलिन  balin

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Balin is derived from Sanskrit word Balina which means Immensely Powerful, Strong. Balin is name of Lord Vishnu and can be used for baby boy. Balin is also another name ........ more »

Taral तरल  tarala

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Taral in Sanskrit means ruby, gem, the central gem of a necklace, brilliant, shining, glittering, tremulous. Taral name can be used for baby boy...... more »

Mayin मायिन  mAyin

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

According to Rig Veda, Mayin means the Creator of the Universe, creator of maya. In Sanskrit Mayin meaning one who has the art & skill of enchantment, representing Hindu Gods ........ more »

Mayini मायिनी  mAyini

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Derived from Sanskrit word Mayin, which means the Creator of the Universe, creator of maya. In Sanskrit Mayin meaning one who has the art & skill of enchantment...... more »

Madhugni मधुग्नि  madhugNi

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Sanskrit meaning of name Madhugni is Like a fountain nectar, Lord Krishna fills each heart with bliss when his devotee surrender themselves completely to him. This name can be used ........ more »

Anagha अनघ  anagha

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Anagha is the name used for baby boy, in Sanskrit it means sinless, free form, handsome. The Sinless - He is untainted by sin, in spite of residing in the ........ more »

Punya पुण्य  puNya

Gender : Boy / Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Punya in Sanskrit means purity, virtue. This name can be used by baby boy/ baby girl. In Vishunu Purana Punya is a daughter of Kratu and Samnati. According to Vishunu ........ more »

Avyakta अव्यक्त  avyakta

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Avyakta अव्यक्त, is Lord Krishna's name denoting one who sees the apparent world crystal clear. Avyakta is 797th name of Lord Ganesha, Not Clearly Visible - Lord Ganesha, who is ........ more »

Abhivarta अभिवर्त  abhIvarta

Gender : Boy

Origin: Sanskrit

Abhivarta in Sanskrit means Victorious...... more »

Vajasati वाजसाति  vAjasAti

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Sanskrit meaning of the name Vajasati is victory or winning of a price...... more »

Tarushi तरुषी  taruSi

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Sanskrit meaning of Tarushi is victory and this name can be used for baby girl...... more »

Jiti जिति  jiti

Gender : Girl

Origin: Sanskrit

Sanskrit meaning of the name Jiti is gaining victory or obtaining victory. This name can be used for baby girl...... more »

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