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 picked Sanskrit baby names from Sanskrit literature. You'll find baby names along with Sanskrit 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 boy & girl names

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    • Shivaya
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    • Paramatmika
    • Vachi
    • Padmalaya
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    • Sukhada
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    • Yati
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    • Vatsa
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    • Dirgh
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    • Purusha
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    • Amruta
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    • Shubha
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  • 58 Rare Hindu Goddess Lakshmi Names

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      Bharani nakshatra names starting letters: Li, Lu, Le, Lo "As per Vedic astrology, The name of the one born on Bharani Nakshatra will begin with the letters li ("लि") lu ("लू") le ("ले") lo...

    • Lekhan
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