Hindu Baby Names

A good and meaningful name projects the image of the person. Hindu culture, with its Sanskrit literature is famous for such truly expressive names. We have hand picked such Hindu baby names from various Sanskrit sources like Mahabharata, Ramayana, Vedas, Puranas and other Sanskrit sources and dictionaries.
Browse these beautiful names reflecting the richness of Hindu culture and at the same time possessing a deep significant meaning.

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  • 30 Unique names from Ramayana

    You are looking for Names which are traditional yet different Or something unique altogether. The first Hindu epic Ramayana is the most important religious text of the Hindus. It is contains more than 24,000 shlokas praising Lord Rama, incarnation of Lord Vishnu, his wife Sita, brothers...

    • Sthira
    • Parasme
    • Yukt
    • Ekanta
    • Atmaj
    • Sunda
    • Pushkal
    • Madhyam
    • Akopa
    • Aksa
  • 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...

    • Shivaya
    • Maheshvara
    • Shambhave
    • Pinaakine
    • Shashishekhara
    • Vamadeva
    • Virupaksha
    • Kapardhine
    • Nilalohita
    • Shankara
  • 108 Names of Lord Vishnu

    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,...

    • Vishnu
    • Lakshmipati
    • Krishna
    • Vaikuntha
    • Garudadhwaja
    • Parabrahma
    • Jagannatha
    • Vasudeva
    • Trivikrama
    • Daityantaka
  • 108 Names of Lord Ganesha

    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....

    • 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
    • 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...

    • Prakriti
    • Vikriti
    • Vidya
    • Sarvabhutahitaprada
    • Shraddha
    • Vibhuti
    • Surabhi
    • Paramatmika
    • Vachi
    • Padmalaya
  • 114 Most Popular names of Lord Shiva

    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
  • New Trend inspired by Lord Shiva names

    Of course, many parents want their baby name to be unique as well as connected to our culture. There is a new trend that is coming in focus. A creative name taken from original names of Shiva. Shiva Names are very auspicious and perfect name but most of them are very common and traditional. Young...

    • Sthiray
    • Kamaya
    • Mantray
    • Haray
    • Surupay
    • Deerghay
    • Harikaeshay
    • Krushnay
    • Vimoachanay
    • Madanay
  • 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...

    • 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...

    • Sukhada
    • Kovida
    • Jati
    • Modak
    • Rajanya
    • Pradha
    • Lohitya
    • Subhru
    • Astika
    • Velaa
  • 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.

    • Yati
    • Sukhada
    • Rukma
    • Dakshina
    • Vatsa
    • Sagana
    • Dirgh
    • Samvid
    • Bhoga
    • Purusha
  • Baby Names from Hindu Mythology

    Hindu mythology is a good source of Hindu baby names. Here is list of Hindu mythological names drawn directly from Ramayana, Mahabharata, Puranas (stories older than epics) and Vedas (hymns of RigVeda).

    • Aadya
    • Aditya
    • Anagh
    • Anika
    • Anisha
    • Arya
    • Atharva
    • Avani
    • Ayan
    • Ayush
  • 25 Unique Names from the Vedas

    The Vedas are the oldest Sanskrit literature and the oldest scriptures of Hinduism. There are four Vedas which are the Rigveda, the Yajurveda, the Samaveda and the Atharvaveda. Theses Vedas are good resources of spiritual names. Baby names originated from the Vedas are the most comprehensive and...

    • Karun
    • Dhrupad
    • Preyas
    • Sada
    • Pari
    • Aninda
    • Layak
    • Pranab
    • Okithak
    • Jinacandra
  • 20 Rare names of Lord Ganesha

    Ganesha, Ganapati or Vinayaka is one of the best-known and most worshipped god in the Hinduism. And choosing baby name inspired by Ganesha is very common. If you are a devotee of Lord Ganesha and would like to name your baby boy after him. Here are few rare names of Lord Ganesha.

    • Swasthi
    • Gunin
    • Iresh
    • Bhoga
    • Vyakta
    • Datra
    • Siddh
    • Sukha
    • Kshana
    • Bhuv
  • 58 Rare Hindu Goddess Lakshmi Names

    We're always looking for rare baby names originated from Sanskrit. So today we've compiled best 58 rare Goddess Lakshmi names which has not been heard of much. These are beautiful girl names from Sanskrit at the same time they're very different ones with good meaning.

    Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth and prosperity in Hindu culture. She symbolises good luck and is believed to bring fortune to her devotees. Worshipped as the consort of Lord Vishnu, Lakshmi also signifies beauty, purity and fertility. Choosing one of rare name of Lakshmi devi for your...

    • Vayavyaa
    • Sthiraa
    • Anumati
    • Mantrini
    • Brihati
    • Ashti
    • Swapriyaa
    • Sukshmaa
    • Vyomakesa
    • Srikaya
  • 50 Names Of Hindu Goddess Saraswati

    Goddess Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, wisdom, learning, art and music. She is regarded as one of the Trinity or Tridevi along with Lakshmi and Parvati. She is immensely powerful and celebrated as feminine deity of healing & purifying power of abundence according to Rigveda. We've collection of 50 best names of Goddess Saraswati.

    Saraswati means one who directs to the very essence of the knowledge of self. Her feminine attributes, her calm demeanor, and her pristine purity along with this power to grant wisdom and knowledge make her a much respected deity. Goddess Saraswati has many beautiful names in Hindu mythology. One of...

    • Vidyunmala
    • Brahmi
    • Malini
    • Saudamini
    • Chandika
    • Varahi
    • Sudhamurti
    • Vagdevi
    • Mahavidya
    • Tivra
  • Modern Hindu Boy Names Inspired By Lord Ganesha Names

    Here is our handpicked list of Modern Hindu Boy Names inspired by Lord Ganesha's names that you can consider while naming your baby boy.

    Shree Ganeshay Namah!   Lord Ganesha is God of New Beginnings and worshipped as the obstacle remover by millions of people worldwide. He is also worshipped as the God of wisdom and prudence.    Ganesha Chaturthi rounds the corner which is an annual festival honouring Lord Ganesha. The...

    • Siddhivinayaka
    • Sadhyebhyu
    • Vijayaprada
    • Jaya
    • Tarakastha
    • Kathaka
    • Bharga
    • Buddha
    • Brahaspati
    • Avighna

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