Sanskrit Baby Names

A precious little bundle of joy has just entered your lives! As parents, you are excited to give the best name to your baby. A name that is beautiful and melodious, reflecting the richness of Indian culture and at the same time possessing a deep significant meaning would be the ideal choice. Where would you find such a name which is an amalgam of all these qualities? We've hand pickedSanskrit baby namesfrom Sanskrit literature. You'll find sanskrit names for boys and girls along with meaning.

Of course, in that language of ancient India which is the mother of all modern languages- Sanskrit. The baby names derived from this sonorous language have a wealth of meaning. These names are traditional and connect us to our roots.

Sanskrit is the language of the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Puranas, the Mahabharata, the Ramayana, the Bhagwad Gita, the Buddhist and Jain texts. Known as 'Devavani' or 'Devabhasha', it is the language of rituals, mantras, chants and hymns intrinsic to Indian culture and beliefs. Baby names selected from this divine language will have a spiritual connect and sacred feel.

Sanskrit means "refined or purified". The words of this sophisticated language have a rich and cultured effect. The language has primordial sounds and in a very systematic manner follows the natural way sounds are produced in the human mouth.

It is highly versatile with a huge vocabulary and immense power of expression. It allows you a wide choice. So give your little one the perfect gift to last a lifetime and even more- a classical, sublime and profound name from the treasure-trove of Sanskrit.


Naming ideas for Sanskrit names

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    • Nimisha
    • Mudit
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    Ordinary is uninspiring and stale but unique grabs attention. You don't want to name your baby a boring names. A name that is special & outstanding will give a definite charm to her/his personality. Be it a son or daughter, you want a name that will set him/her apart from the crowd of so many mundane names we hear every day.

    Let's start a list of uncommon baby names, Boy and girl names!

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    • Ekanta
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    • Ratula
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    • Suphal
    • Sukalp
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    When You say 'Unique', you are thinking more about names that aren't very common. A name which is unusual and distinctive.

    Here are some cool unique name suggestions that are most popular on pitarau.com.

    • Nitara
    • Vaya
    • Yahvi
    • Tarushi
    • Viha
    • Anurakti
    • Anvaya
    • Shriti
    • Anaya
    • Praniti
  • 108 Names of Lord Shiva

    The Hindu religious text "The Shiva Puranas" is dedicated to the Lord Shiva, with 1008 Sanskrit names for the Hindu deity Shiva. They signify different attribute of the Lord Shiva. Chanting of 108 names (Shiva Ashtottarashata Namavali) during worship is considered an auspicious.

    Parents often choose name of lord shiva as their child name because they think by calling their children many times, they are unknowingly chanting God's name.

    See below 108 Names of Lord Shiva from Shiva stotra along with their significance.

    • Shivaya
    • Maheshvara
    • Shambhave
    • Pinaakine
    • Shashishekhara
    • Vamadeva
    • Virupaksha
    • Kapardhine
    • Nilalohita
    • Shankara
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    Lord Vishnu is known as the Creator, the Preserver and the Destroyer. In the Vishnu Sahasranama, he is attributed with a thousand names. In Hinduism Chanting of 108 names of Lord Vishu evokes a religious fervor, and Praise to get his blessings.

    See below list of the 108 Names of Lord Vishu, mantra and their significance.

    • Vishnu
    • Lakshmipati
    • Krishna
    • Vaikuntha
    • Garudadhwaja
    • Parabrahma
    • Jagannatha
    • Vasudeva
    • Trivikrama
    • Daityantaka
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    Hindus believe that, Ganesha is the god who grants success, prosperity and protection. They invoke Lord Ganesha at the beginning of any prayers, important tasks, and religious ceremonies.

    Ganesha Sahasranama is a hymn of praise in which a Lord Ganesha is attributed with a 1,000+ different names. This list contains the 108 names of Ganesha, Which are commonly chanted on daily basis.

    • Gajanana
    • Ganadhyaksha
    • Vighnaraja
    • Vinayaka
    • Dvaimatura
    • Dwimukha
    • Pramukha
    • Sumukha
    • Kriti
    • Supradipa
  • 108 Names of Krishna

    Lord Krishna is unlimited in strength, knowledge, beauty and bravery.

    Krishna is recognised as incarnation of Lord Vishnu and the eighth son of Devki and Vasudev. Krishna is known with various perspectives as the divine lover, a prankster, a divine super-hero, the savior and the Supreme Being. Krishna is known by various names, which reflect his many associations and attributes. So, here are 108 Names of Krishna taken from mantras, which is chanted on daily basis.

    • Krishna
    • Kamalnatha
    • Vasudeva
    • Sanatan
    • Vasudevatmaja
    • Punya
    • Lila-manush-vigraha
    • Shrivatsa kausthubadharya
    • Yashoda vatsala
    • Hari
  • 108 Names of Goddess Lakshmi

    Goddess Lakshmi prominently mentioned in the Puranas of Hinduism. Goddess Lakshmi is goddess of wealth, fortune, and prosperity. Also a symbol of active energy and beauty. Goddess Lakshmi is closely associated with the lotus and wealth. In modern days she worshiped as the goddess of wealth and the consort of Vishnu. While worshiping Goddess Lakshmi, Chanting of different names of the goddess is considered as auspicious. Goddess Lakshmi is greeted with a set of 108 names (Ashtottara Shata Namavali).

    See below 108 Name Mantra of Goddess Lakshmi with names and meaning.

    • Prakriti
    • Vikriti
    • Vidya
    • Sarvabhutahitaprada
    • Shraddha
    • Vibhuti
    • Surabhi
    • Paramatmika
    • Vachi
    • Padmalaya
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    Lord Shiva is known by several names. These names never go out of style – they've been among the most popular names for boys for centuries. Scroll down for a selection of popular baby names from the Shiva sahasranama.

    • Aashutosh
    • Aja
    • Akshayaguna
    • Anagha
    • Anantadrishti
    • Augadh
    • Avyayaprabhu
    • Bhairav
    • Bhalanetra
    • Bholenath
  • 20 Most popular names from Ramayana on pitarau.com

    The Ramayana is one of the largest ancient epics in world literature, which is written by Valmiki. It has the richest elements of culture. Characters from the Ramayana are equally fascinating and depicts the duties of relationships. And portraying ideal characters, which often leave deep and long-lasting impressions in your mind. Choosing a Ramayana-inspired baby name to show your appreciation toward our culture.

    Lets see some of the most popular baby names on pitarau.com taken from the Ramayana.

    • Gajendra
    • Vasu
    • Lakshman
    • Shrish
    • Indrajit
    • Angad
    • Shravan
    • Ravana
    • Vibhushan
    • Parijat
  • 30 Unique Names from the Mahabharata

    The Mahabharata is the longest known epic poem, which is narrated by the sage Vyasa. Mahabharata epic has numerous characters and their inspiring names. Choose a baby name inspired from Mahabharata to show your deep association with ancient Indian culture and religious beliefs. 

    Here are 30 unique names from the Mahabharata for your consideration.

    Take your pick!

    • Sukhada
    • Kovida
    • Jati
    • Modak
    • Rajanya
    • Manyu
    • Takshak
    • Vindhy
    • Marga
    • Prahasa
  • 25 Unique names from Puranas

    The Hindu Puranas are collection of Indian literatures of wide range topics, myths and legends. It has 18 Maha Puranas and 18 Upa Puranas. The Bhagavata Purana has been most popular text in India. 

    Here are 25 unique names from the Puranas.

    • Pushti
    • Pramiti
    • Prasiddhi
    • Virika
    • Pauravi
    • Ukti
    • Bhaumika
    • Sumidha
    • Savana
    • Bindusri
  • 30 Sanskrit Names Meaning Ray of Light

    Parents choose meaningful names for their child to live up to great philosophies and qualities contained therein. So meaning ray of light is very thoughtful and creative for baby names. Scroll down and have a look at the Names with meaning ray of light.

    • Amruta
    • Vasu
    • Prusti
    • Pradyot
    • Abhishu
    • Savitri
    • Dyut
    • Viroka
    • Mayukh
    • Ashmayu

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