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.

Naming ideas for Hindu baby names

  • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • Pradha
    • Lohitya
    • Subhru
    • Astika
    • Velaa
    • Savana
    • Nidra
    • Pushti
    • Naadini
    • Vidyota
  • 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...

    • Sagana
    • Dirgh
    • Samvid
    • Bhoga
    • Purusha
    • Avighna
    • Muhurta
    • Bhuv
    • Venuk
    • Nahusha
  • Baby Names from Hindu Mythology

    Hindu mythological names are drawn directly from ancient or historical sources. Hindu mythology, a subset of Indian Mythology is a good source of Hindu baby names. Indian mythological material is...

    • Praneeth
    • Jishnu
    • Sudha
    • Swadha
    • Nirmal
    • Hemant
    • Aranya
    • Piyush
    • Samanyu
    • Aastha
  • 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...

    • 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...

    • Swasthi
    • Gunin
    • Iresh
    • Bhoga
    • Vyakta
    • Datra
    • Siddh
    • Sukha
    • Kshana
    • Bhuv

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