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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  • Prashant प्रशांत, प्रशान्त pra/shant
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Derived from the word "shant" which means quiet, or tranquil. There are two theories as to the origin of the name. The first is simply that adding "pra" creates a superlative of "shant", so it can be think of as meaning "Great Peace". The other is that it is a combination of two words: "Param" + "Shant" = Prashant...
  • Arav आरव a/rav
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "peaceful, calm" in Sanskrit. It is like Ah+rav, rav means sound, noise and Arav means 'noiseless'...
  • Tarun तरुण ta/run
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Tarun(तरुण) means youthful, young or cartilage...
  • Anika अनिका a/ni/ka
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Anika (अनिका) in Sanskrit means graceful, brilliance or sweet faced. Anika is name of Goddess Durga. The name is derived from Sanskrit word Anika (अनीक) which literary means 'collection, group, mass, face, appearance'. Other meanings of Anika: Hebrew Meaning: Grace; favour Latin Meaning: Grace; favour Japanese Meaning: Apricot from Nara..
  • Taran तरन ta/ran
    Origin: Sanskrit
    The word Taran in Sanskrit means "sky" or "heaven"...
  • Taran तरन ta/ran
    Origin: Sanskrit
    The word Taran in Sanskrit means "sky" or "heaven"...
  • Rohit रोहित ro/hit
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means first rays of the sun in Sanskrit. It is derived from the Sanskrit word 'Rohitah' (रोहित:), meaning "a red coloured deer". The Hindu God of creation, Brahma, once took this form in Hindu mythology. Rohit is also the Marathi name for the flamingo. The name 'Rohit' is believed to signify a person who leads to the growth and development of his family. It is widely used in the Hindi films...
  • Rohit रोहित ro/hit
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means first rays of the sun in Sanskrit. It is derived from the Sanskrit word 'Rohitah' (रोहित:), meaning "a red coloured deer". The Hindu God of creation, Brahma, once took this form in Hindu mythology. Rohit is also the Marathi name for the flamingo. The name 'Rohit' is believed to signify a person who leads to the growth and development of his family. It is widely used in the Hindi films...
  • Rohit रोहित ro/hit
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means first rays of the sun in Sanskrit. It is derived from the Sanskrit word 'Rohitah' (रोहित:), meaning "a red coloured deer". The Hindu God of creation, Brahma, once took this form in Hindu mythology. Rohit is also the Marathi name for the flamingo. The name 'Rohit' is believed to signify a person who leads to the growth and development of his family. It is widely used in the Hindi films...
  • Sunil सुनील su/nil
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "deep, very dark blue color or black".The colour of Lord Krishna has been depicted as suneel, or such a blue colour that will make you very happy when you look at Him...
  • Amey अमेय a/me_y
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "Vast; without bounds; immeasurable" ..
  • Tejas तेजस te/jas
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Tejas means 'brilliance', 'brightness', 'radiance' or 'spiritual, moral or magical power or influence' in Sanskrit. Word Tejas comes from the root Tej (तेज) which means 'to sharpen' or to be sharp. Tejas, is also used as Sanskrit synonym for fire; light; brightness; lord of speed. Feminine variations of Tejas : Tejashree or Tejashri, Tejaswini or Tejashwini..
  • Navneet नवनीत nav-neet
    Origin: Panjabi
    Derived from Sanskrit word "navaneet" means "butter". It also means "one who is ever new". It is of fairly recent creation and has been used for both boys and girls...
  • Navneet नवनीत nav-neet
    Origin: Panjabi
    Derived from Sanskrit word "navaneet" means "butter". It also means "one who is ever new". It is of fairly recent creation and has been used for both boys and girls...
  • Nidhi निधि nid-hi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means "fund, treasure" in Sanskrit.It also means a person bestowed with good qualities...

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