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.

 

  • Ravishankar रविशंकर ra/vi/shan-kar
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Ravishankar is a name of Lord Shiva...
  • Sujata सुजाता su/ja/ta
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Means 'from a good family origin','born noble' or 'bringer of luck' in Sanskrit. Composed of the prefix su- (good) and jata (born) or 'jata' implies 'jati' or 'caste': hence, "well-born or of good caste."..
  • Abha आभा ab-ha
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Abha, (a 'quite, entirely' + bha 'brilliant') means The luminous.Also means splendour, shine, glow, lustrous beauty, blaze, appearance...
  • Abha आभा ab-ha
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Abha, (a 'quite, entirely' + bha 'brilliant') means The luminous.Also means splendour, shine, glow, lustrous beauty, blaze, appearance...
  • Shivendra शिवेंद्र shi/ven-dra
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Combination of the names of the Hindu gods Shiva(Means "Auspicious one" and Shiva is the supreme God) and Indra(the god of War and Weather, also the King of the gods or Devas and Lord of Heaven)...
  • Surabhi सुरभि su/rab-hi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Surabhi means lovely, excellent, charming, pleasing or gold. The word 'Surabhi' is formed by adding the prefix 'Su' and the suffix 'I' to the Sanskrit word 'Rabh'. Surabhi also means "fragrance"; "fragrant thing" and "perfume". Kamadhenu, also known as Surabhi (सुरभि), is a divine bovine-goddess described in Hindu mythology as the mother of all cows. Also Surabhi is another name for Goddess Lakshmi...
  • Surabhi सुरभि su/rab-hi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Surabhi means lovely, excellent, charming, pleasing or gold. The word 'Surabhi' is formed by adding the prefix 'Su' and the suffix 'I' to the Sanskrit word 'Rabh'. Surabhi also means "fragrance"; "fragrant thing" and "perfume". Kamadhenu, also known as Surabhi (सुरभि), is a divine bovine-goddess described in Hindu mythology as the mother of all cows. Also Surabhi is another name for Goddess Lakshmi...
  • 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..
  • Nandini नन्‍दिनी nan-di/ni
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In Sanskrit, it means daughter. The root, nand, refers to delight, pleasure, enjoyment. In Hindu mythology, Nandini ("the enjoying") is the name of a wish-granting cow, the child of Kamadhenu and rishi Vasistha. Nandini .... daughter, one who brings joy. Nandini is a another name of Goddess Durga. Nandini was the Goddess Who was the Daughter of Nandagopa..
  • Neel नील neel
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Neel(नील) means Blue, sapphire blue. It is variant spelling of Hindi Nila, meaning 'sky blue'. Nil was one of the 9 treasures of Kubera. Neel was the name of a monkey chief in Rama's army. According to Mahabharata Neel was a king of the Hehaya dynasty who was a partial rebirth of the asura Krodhavasa and who fought on the side of the Kauravas and the king of Anupadesa who fought on the Pandava side...
  • Neel नील neel
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit word Neel(नील) means Blue, sapphire blue. It is variant spelling of Hindi Nila, meaning 'sky blue'. Nil was one of the 9 treasures of Kubera. Neel was the name of a monkey chief in Rama's army. According to Mahabharata Neel was a king of the Hehaya dynasty who was a partial rebirth of the asura Krodhavasa and who fought on the side of the Kauravas and the king of Anupadesa who fought on the Pandava side...
  • Hridhaan हृधान hrid-ha_an
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Hridhaan derived from Sanskrit word hrid + dhaaan, hrid literally means heart. Hridhaan means 'one who with great heart'...
  • Meenakshi मिनाक्षी mee/nak-shi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Meaning "fish eyed" from the Sanskrit words Meen (meaning fish) and akshi (meaning eyes). Meenakshi is a Hindu deity - sister of Lord Vishnu and wife of Lord Shiva - worshipped primarily by South Indians in India and abroad. So Meenakshi is a name of Goddess Parvathi...
  • Yadav यादव y_a/dav
    Origin: Sanskrit
    In northern states of India Hindu (usually Ahir) name is from Sanskrit name Yadu. Yadav or Yadava are descendants ‘of Yadu’.. Yadu was a legendary Hindu king, believed to be an ancestor of the god Krishna, who for this reason is sometimes referred to as Yadava. Since Krishna is said to have been brought up among Ahirs, who were herdsmen, the surname Yadav is popular among them. In Maharashtra, this name is found among the Marathas...
  • Ritika रितिका ri/ti/ka
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Ritika derived from Sanskrit word rItikA, which means 'of brass[पीतल], bell-metal'...

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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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