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  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • Shravani श्रावणी shra/va/ni
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Feminine name of "Shravan". Which literally means 'listening' in Sanskrit. Shravani is also mean "One who born in the month of Shravan"...
  • Falguni फाल्गुनी fal-gu/ni
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Name Falguni derived from Sanskrit word Phalgun(फाल्गुन) means "Red, Reddish, or One who born under the nakSatra phalgun". Also Phalgun is a month of the Hindu calendar...
  • Gayatri गायत्री ga_y_a/tri
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Gayatri literally means 'way of going; song, hymn' in Sanskrit. Gayatri is the most sacred Vedic Mantra of twenty-four syllables arranged as a triplet of eight syllables each. Gayatri, the goddess often sits on a lotus flower and appears with five heads and five pairs of hands, representing the incarnations of the goddess as Parvati, Saraswati etc. She is especially identified with Saraswati...
  • Gobind गोबिंद go/bind
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Variant form of Govind (one who finds cows). The name was borne by Gobind Rai (1666? 1708), the son of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth guru of the Sikhs. After his father was martyred at the hands of the Mogul emperor Aurangzeb in 1675, Gobind Rai succeeded ..
  • 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. ..
  • Agasti अगस्ति a/ga/sti
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Agasti (A-ga means a mountain, and Asti means thrower) literally means 'thrower of mountains'. Agasti is one of the Saptarishis who are extolled at many places in the Vedas and a revered Vedic sage who is also the author of Agastya Samhita. Agastya is a name of Shiva too...
  • Krish क्रिश / कृष krish
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Sanskrit masculine name Krish literally means thin, lean, weak. Krish also means ploughing, agriculture. Also Krish is as a modern form of name Krishna.The Sanskrit word Krishna has the literal meaning of "black", "dark" or "dark-blue"...
  • Viaan विआन 
    Origin: Sanskrit
    The name Viaan means 'full of Life and energy'...
  • Shambhavi शाम्भवी sham-bha/vi
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Feminine of Shambhu. Shambhu means "helpful, kind, benevolent" in Sanskrit. Shambhu is a name of Lord Shiva. Shambhavi is a wife of Shiva. Shambhavi is a name of Goddess Durga. Shambavi is name of the river which flows in Dakshina Kannada...
  • Amrita अमृता am-ri/ta
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Feminine form of Amrit. Amrita or Amrit is a Sanskrit word that literally means "without death", and is often referred to in texts as nectar, means "immortal", "ambrosia", "immortal". In Hinduism it is repeatedly referred to as the drink of the gods, which grants them immortality...
  • Nilesh निलेश ni/lesh
    Origin: Sanskrit
    'Nilesh' means 'the Blue God', and is one of the alternative names for Vishnu, "The Preserver." 'Nilesh' also means "The Destroyer of Evil." So it is alternative name for lord shiva.The name comes to shiva because he had poison of bluish in appearnce,by that he became a bluish. The name is a combination (sandhi) of two words: Neel (Blue) and Ish (Lord or God)...
  • Adhiratha अधिरथ ad-hi/ra/tha
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Adhiratha ( Adhi means 'being upon' + ratha means 'cart or car') means 'being upon or over a car', which means charioteer. Adhiratha was a prince of Anga who was the son of Satyakarma and the foster father of Karna and the chief charioteer of King Dhritrashtra...
  • Om ओम, ॐ om
    Origin: Sanskrit
    Om (also Aum) ॐ is a mystical or sacred syllable in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist religions. It represents the range of sounds that can be made by the human voice. In Puranic Hinduism, Aum is the mystic name for the Hindu Trimurti, and represents the union of the three gods, viz. a for Brahma, u for Vishnu and m for Mahadev which is another name of Shiva. The three sounds also symbolize the three Vedas (Rigveda, Samaveda, Yajurveda)...

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