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BABY NAMES

Hindustanlink.com present  list of Names originating from India with their Sanskit meanings. 

These are Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain names.

Boys' names ?
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Girls' names ?
[A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M] [N] [P] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [Y]

The purpose of this list is to help Indian Parents in choosing names for their newborns.
This compilation of names and their meanings has been compiled from various sources therefore we cannot be held responsible for their authenticity.

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Boys' Names

  A
 Abhay ....  fearless
 Abhijat ....  noble, wise
 Abhijit ....  one who is victorious (Abhijeet)
 Abhinav ....  quite new
 Abhishek ....  shower of milk/water over an idol
 Achintya ....  beyond comprehension
 Achyuta ....  indestructible
 Aditya ....  sun
 Ajatashatru ....  without enemies
 Ajay ....  unconquerable, invincible
 Ajit ....  unconquerable (Ajeet)
 Ajitabh ....  one who has conquered the sky
 Akash ....  sky
 Akhilesh ....  lord of the universe
 Akhilesh ....  indestructible, immortal
 Akshat ....  uninjurable
 Alok ....  cry of victory
 Amal ....  bright, clean, pure
 Amar ....  forever, immortal
 Ambar ....  sky
 Ameya ....  boundless, magnanimous
 Amish ....  honest
 Amit ....  endless, boundless
 Amitabh ....  one with boundless splendour
 Amitava ....  same as Amitabh
 Amitesh ....  infinite god
 Amogh ....  unerring
 Amol ....  priceless, valuable
 Amrit ....  nectar
 Amulya ....  priceless
 Anand ....  bliss
 Anant ....  infinite
 Anantram ....  eternal god
 Angada ....  bracelet, brother of Wali and Sugreev
 Anil ....  god of wind
 Anirudhha ....  cooperative
 Anish ....  supreme
 Ankit  ....  conquered
 Ankur ....  sprout
 Anoop ....  incomparable, the best
 Anupam ....  incomparable
 Anurag ....  attachment, devotion, love
 Anshul ....  radiant
 Anshuman ....  Sun
 Apoorva ....  quite new
 Arihant ....  one who has killed his enemies
 Arjun ....  peacock
 Arnav ....  ocean, sea
 Arun ....  sun
 Arvind ....  lotus
 Ashok ....  one without sorrow
 Ashwatthama ....  fiery tempered
 Ashwini ....  one of the constallations
 Aseem ....  boundless, limitless (Asim)
 Ashvin ....  a cavalier
 Atmajyoti ....  light of soul
 Atul ....  matchless
 Atulya ....  unweighable, incomparable
 Avinash ....  indestructible
 Avanindra ....  king of the earth
 Avanish ....  god of the earth

  B
 Badrinath ....  Lord of Mt.Badri
 Badriprasad ....  goft of Badri
 Balram ....  Krishna's brother
 Baldev ....  godlike in power
 Balaaditya ....  young sun
 Balachandra ....  young moon
 Balakrishna ....  young krishna
 Balamani ....  young jewel
 Balamohan ....  one who is attractive
 Balaji ....  a name of Vishnu
 Bansi ....  flute
 Bhagirath ....  one who brought Ganga on earth
 Bhanu ....  sun
 Bhanuprasad ....  gift of sun
 Bharat ....  India, universal monarch
 Bharadwaj ....  a lucky bird
 Bhaskar ....  sun
 Bhadrak ....  handsome
 Bhadraksh ....  one with beautiful eyes
 Bhavesh ....  lord of the world
 Bhim ....  fearful
 Bhupen ....  king
 Bhupendra ....  king of kings
 Bhudev ....  lord of the earth
 Bhushan ....  ornament
 Bhuvan ....  palace, one of the three worlds
 Bhuvanesh ....  lord of the worlds
 Bindusar ....  an excellent pearl
 Bipin ....  forest (Vipin)
 Brijmohan ....  Krishna
 Brijesh ....  god of the land of Brij
 Buddhadev ....  wise person
 
 

Boys' Names
 

  C
 Chaitanya ....  life, knowledge
 Chaman ....  garden
 Chandra ....  moon
 Chandrahas ....  bow of Shiva
 Chandrak ....  peacock feather
 Chandrashekhar ....  one who holds moon in his hair knot (Shiva)
 Chandresh ....  lord of the moon
 Chandan ....  sandalwood
 Chapal ....  quick
 Charan ....  feet
 Charanjit ....  one who has won over the lord (Charanjeet)
 Charudutta ....  born of beauty
 Chetan ....  life
 Chidambar ....  one whose heart is as big as the sky
 Chinmay ....  full of knowledge
 Chintamani ....  philosopher's stone
 Chirag ....  lamp
 Chiranjeev ....  longlived
 Chitraksh ....  beautiful eyed
 Chittaranjan ....  one who pleases the mind
 Chittaswarup ....  the supreme spirit
 Chittaprasad ....  happiness
 Chudamani ....  crest jewel
Boys' Names
  D
 Darpak ....  Kamdev, god of love
 Daruka ....  deodar tree
 Dattatreya ....  a son of Atri, a god
 Dakshesh ....  Shiva
 Dayanand ....  one who likes being merciful
 Deepak ....  lamp, kindle
 Deepankar ....  one who lights lamps
 Deependra ....  lord of light
 Devarsi ....  sage of the Devas
 Devdas ....  servant of god
 Devadutt ....  gift of god
 Devanand ....  joy of god
 Devraj ....  king of gods
 Debashish ....  pleased by gods
 Devesh ....  god of gods
 Devang ....  part of god
 Devendra ....  king of gods
 Devilal ....  son of godess
 Deviprasad ....  gift of godess
 Dhananjay ....  one who wins wealth
 Dhanesh ....  lord of wealth
 Dharma ....  law (religious)
 Dharmadev ....  lord of law
 Dharmesh ....  master of religion
 Dharmendra ....  king of religion
 Dhiren ....  one who is strong
 Dhirendra ....  lord of the brave
 Dhruv ....  pole star
 Dhaval ....  fair complexioned
 Digamber ....  nacked
 Dilip ....  a king, ancestor of Rama
 Dinesh ....  sun, god of the day
 Dinkar ....  sun
 Divakar ....  sun
 Divyesh ....  sun
 Divyendu ....  bright moon
 Duranjaya ....  a heroic son
 Durjaya ....  difficult to conquer
E
 Ekalinga ....  Shiva
 Ekanga ....  bogyguard
 Eknath ....  poet, saint
 Eknath ....  poet, saint
 Eknath ....  poet, saint
F
 Phalgun ....  A month in Hindu Calander
 Phanishwar ....  king of serpents
 Phaninath ....  lord of serpents
 Phanindra ....  king of gods
 Phoolendu ....  full moon
 

Boys' Names
  G
 Gagan ....  sky, heaven
 Gaganvihari ....  one who stays in heaven
 Gajanan ....  one with elephant face
 Gajendra ....  elephant king
 Ganaraj ....  lord of the clan
 Gangadhar ....  Shiva
 Gangadutt ....  gift of Ganga
 Gaurang ....  fair complexioned
 Gaurav ....  honour, pride, respect
 
 Geet ....  song
 Girish ....  god of mountain
 Giriraj ....  lord of mountain
 Girilal ....  son of mountain
 Giridhar ....  one who holds mountain (Krishna)
 Govind ....  cowherd
 Gopal ....  Krishna, cowherd
 Gopan ....  protection
 Gunaratna ....  jewel of virtue
 Gulab ....  rose
 Guru ....  teacher, master, priest
 Gurbachan ....  promise of the guru
 Gurdeep ....  lamp of the guru
 Gurdayal ....  compassionate guru
 Gurcharan ....  feet of the guru
 Gurmeet ....  friend of the guru
 Gurnam ....  name of the guru
 Gursharan ....  refuge at the guru
 Gurudas ....  servant of the guru
 Gurudutt ....  gift of the guru

 
 
 

Boys' Names
  H
 Haresh ....  Shiva
 Harish ....  Vishnu
 Hari ....  sun, Vishnu
 Harilal ....  son of Hari
 Harihar ....  Vishu and Shiva together
 Harsha ....  joy, delight
 Harshad ....  one who gives pleasure
 Harshul ....  deer
 Harshal ....  lover
 Harshvardhan ....  one who increases joy
 Hemang ....  one with shining body
 Hemadri ....  mountain of gold
 Hemant ....  one of the six seasons
 Hemachandra ....  golden moon
 Hemendra ....  lord of gold
 Hemaraj ....  king of gold
 Heramba ....  boastful, name of Ganapati
 Hiranya ....  wealth
 Hridaynath ....  beloved
 Hridayesh ....  king of heart
 Hrishikesh ....  one who controls senses
 Hiresh ....  king of gems
Boys' Names
  I
 Ibhanan ....  elephant faced
 Ikshu ....  sugarcane
 Ilesh ....  lord of earth
 Indeever ....  blue lotus
 Indradutt ....  gift of Indra
 Indrajit ....  conquerer of Indra
 Indraneel ....  emerald
 Inesh ....  king of kings
 Ishan ....  sun
 Ishwar ....  powerful, the supreme god
Boys' Names
  J
 Jagadhidh ....  lord of the world
 Jagadeep ....  light of the world
 Jagajeet ....  conquerer of the world
 Jagajeevan ....  life of the world
 Jagannath ....  lord of the world
 Jagmohan ....  one who attracts the world
 Jayadeep ....  light of victory
 Jaidev ....  god of victory
 Janak ....  father of Sita, creator
 Janardan ....  one who helps people
 Jasraj ....  king of fame
 Jasveer ....  hero of fame
 Jaswant ....  victorious (Yashwant)
 Jawahar ....  jewel
 Jayaditya ....  victorious sun
 Jayant ....  victorious
 Jaysukh ....  pleasure of victory
 Jayashekhar ....  crest of victory
 Jeevan ....  life
 Jitendra ....  lord of conquerers
 Jinendra ....  lord of life
 Jishnu ....  triumphant
 Jnyandeep ....  light of knowledge
 Jnyaneshwar ....  god of wisdom

Boys' Names
  K
 Kanha ....  Krishna
 Kailash ....  name of a Himalayan peak, abode of Shiva
 Kalidas ....  the poet, dramatist; slave of godess Kali
 Kamadev ....  god of love
 Kamal ....  lotus flower
 Kamlesh ....  god of lotus
 Kanak ....  gold
 Kanan ....  forest
 Kartik ....  name of one of the months
 Kartikeya ....  god of war
 Kavi ....  a wise man, poet
 Kaushal ....  clever, skilled
 Kaushik ....  sentiment of love
Boys' Names
  L
 Lakshman ....  prosperous, brother of Rama
 Lalit ....  beautiful
 Lalitchandra ....  beautiful moon
 Lalitaditya ....  beautiful sun
 Lalitmohan  ....  beautiful and attractive
 Lokesh ....  king of world
 Loknath ....  lord of all worlds
 Lokprakash ....  light of the world
Boys' Names
  M
 Madan ....  Cupid, god of love
 Madhav ....  sweet like honey
 Madhu ....  honey, nectar
 Madhukar ....  honey bee, lover
 Madhusudhana ....  Krishna, one who killed demon Madhu
 Mahabala ....  great strength
 Mahadev ....  most powerful god
 Mahavir ....  most courageous among men
 Mahesh ....  Shiva
 Mahendra ....  Indra
 Maheepati ....  the king
 Maitreya ....  friend
 Makarand ....  bee
 Martand ....  sun
 Manavendra ....  king among men
 Mandar ....  flower
 Mandhatri ....  prince
 Manendra ....  king of mind
 Manik .... gem ....  gem
 Maniram ....  jewel of a person
 Manishankar ....  Shiva
 Manish ....  god of mind
 Manindra ....  diamond
 Mansukh ....  pleasure of mind
 Manprasad ....  mentally calm and cool person
 Manoranjan ....  one who pleases the mind
 Manohar ....  one who wins over mind
 Manoj ....  born of mind
 Manu ....  founder father of human beings
 Markandeya ....  a sage
 Mareechi ....  ray of light
 Matsendra ....  king of the fishes
 Mayank ....  moon
 Mayur ....  peacock
 Meghnad ....  thunder
 Meghdutt ....  gift of clouds
 Mehul ....  rain
 Mihir ....  sun
 Milind ....  honey bee
 Mitesh ....  one with few desires
 Mithil ....  kingdom
 Mithun ....  couple
 Mitul ....  limited
 Mohan ....  charming, fascinating
 Mohit ....  ensnarled by beauty
 Mohin ....  attractive
 Monish ....  lord of mind
 Mukesh ....  lord of the dumb
 Mukul ....  bud
 Mukunda ....  freedom giver

Boys' Names
  N
 Nachiketa ....  fire
 Nalin ....  lotus, water
 Namdev ....  poet, saint
 Nanda ....  meritorious, great achiever
 Nandan ....  pleasing, son
 Nandakishor ....  wiz kid
 Nandi ....  one who pleases others
 Narayana ....  Vishnu, refuge of man
 Naresh ....  lord of man
 Narendra ....  king of men
 Narhari ....  man-lion
 Narottam ....  best among men
 Narsimha ....  lion among men
 Nartan ....  dance
 Narmad ....  bringing delight
 Natraj ....  king among actors
 Naveen ....  new
 Navin ....  new
 Navnit ....  fresh butter
 Nayan ....  eye
 Neel ....  blue
 Neeraj ....  lotus
 Neelam ....  emerald
 Neelkanth ....  peacock, Shiva
 Nihar ....  mist, fog, dew
 Nidhish ....  lord of treasure
 Nikhil ....  complete, whole
 Nikunj ....  a bower
 Nilay ....  heaven
 Nilesh ....  Krishna, blue god
 Nirad ....  given by water
 Ninad ....  sound, gentle sound of water
 Niraj ....  lotus flower
 Niramitra ....  son of pandava Sahadeva
 Niranjan ....  simple
 Nirmal ....  clean, pure
 Nirav ....  without sound
 Nityasundar ....  ever good-looking
 Nishad ....  seventh note on Indian musical scale
 Nishit ....  midnight
 Niteesh ....  god of law, one well versed in law
 Nityanand ....  perennially happy
 Nivrutti ....  separation from world
 Nripendra ....  king of kings
Boys' Names
  O
 Ojas ....  body strength
 Omanand ....  joy of Om
 Omprakash ....  light of Om
 Oojam ....  enthusiasm
 Oorjit ....  powerful
Boys' Names
  P
 Padmanabh ....  one with lotus in his navel i.e. Vishnu
 Pallav ....  young shoots and leaves
 Panduranga ....  one with pale white complexion
 Pankaj ....  lotus flower
 Parag ....  pollen grains
 Paramartha ....  highest truth
 Paramjeet ....  highest success
 Paritosh ....  contentment
 Parees ....  touch stone
 Paresh ....  supreme spirit
 Pariket ....  against desire
 Parindra ....  lion
 Partha ....  Arjun
 Pavan ....  wind
 Pinak ....  Shiva's bow
 Piyush ....  milk
 Prabhat ....  dawn
 Prabhakar ....  sun
 Prabir ....  hero, brave one (Praveer)
 Prabodh ....  sound advice
 Prabodhan ....  knowledge
 Pradeep ....  light, shine
 Prafulla ....  pleasant, cheerful
 Pradnesh ....  lord of wisdom
 Prahlad ....  excess of joy
 Prajeet ....  victorious
 Prakash ....  light
 Pramath ....  horse
 Pramesh ....  master of accurate knowledge
 Pramit ....  consciousness
 Pramod ....  happiness
 Pranav ....  the sacred syllable Om
 Pranay ....  romance
 Pranet ....  leader
 Prasad ....  offering to god during pooja
 Prasata ....  father of Draupad
 Prashant ....  calm and composed
 Prasoon ....  flower
 Prasanna ....  cheerful, pleased
 Pratap ....  dignity, majesty
 Prateek ....  symbol, first word in a sentence
 Pratosh ....  extreme delight
 Praveen ....  expert
 Pravar ....  chief
 Prayag ....  confluence of Ganga-Jamuna-Saraswati
 Preetish ....  god of love
 Prem ....  love
 Premal ....  full of love
 Premanand ....  joy of love
 Pritam ....  lover
 Prithu ....  broad, spacious
 Prithvijaj ....  king of the earth
 Priyaranjan ....  beloved
 Puneet ....  pure
 Pundarik ....  white lotus
 Purumitra ....  friend of city
 Purujit ....  conqueror of city
 Purushottam ....  best among men
 Puskara ....  blue lotus, fountain

Boys' Names
  R
 Raj ....  king
 Rajan ....  king
 Rajani ....  night
 Rajanikant ....  sun, lord of night
 Rajkumar ....  prince
 Rajeev ....  blue lotus
 Rajesh ....  god of kings
 Rajiv ....  lotus flower
 Rakesh ....  lord of the night, sun
 Ram ....  Lord Rama, pleasing, charming
 Raman ....  beloved, pleasing
 Ramanuja ....  born after Rama i.e. Lakshman
 Ranjan ....  pleasing
 Ranjeet ....  victor in wars
 Ratnakar ....  mine of jewels, sea
 Ravi ....  sun
 Ravindra ....  sun
 Ravikiran ....  sun ray
 Rishi ....  sage, ray of light
 Rishabh ....  morality
 Rohit ....  red
 Rochan ....  red lotus, bright
 Rupesh ....  lord of beauty
 Rupak ....  sign, feature
 Rupin ....  embodied beauty
 Rujul ....  simple, honest
 Rutajit ....  conquerer of truth
 Rutujit ....  conquerer of seasons

Boys' Names
  S
 Sachetan ....  rational
 Sagar ....  sea, ocean
 Sadanand ....  ever joyous
 Samarjit ....  victorious in war
 Samir ....  wind
 Samrat ....  emperor
 Samudra ....  sea
 Sandeep ....  a lighted lamp
 Sanjog ....  coincidence
 Sankara ....  Shiva
 Sapan ....  dream (Swapna)
 Santosh ....  happiness
 Sarasvat ....  learned
 Sarang ....  spotted deer
 Satish ....  ruler of hundreds
 Satyajit ....  victory of truth
 Satyamurty ....  statue of truth
 Satyavrat ....  one who has taken vow of truth
 Satyendra ....  lord of truth (Satyen)
 Saurav ....  divine, celestial
 Saurabh ....  fragrance
 Senajit ....  victory over army
 Shulabh ....  easy
 Shailendra ....  king of mountains, Himalaya
 Shakunt ....  blue jay
 Shalin ....  modest
 Shankar ....  Shiva
 Sharad ....  name of a season
 Shashwat ....  ever lasting, continuous
 Shailesh ....  god of mountain, Himalaya
 Shashee ....  moon
 Shashank ....  moon
 Shashikant ....  moon stone
 Shardul ....  tiger
 Shatrunjay ....  one who overcomes enemies
 Sheil ....  mountain
 Shishir ....  name of a season, cold
 Shiv ....  Lord Shiva, auspicious, lucky
 Shreyas ....  superior
 Shvetang ....  fair complexioned
 Shvetank ....  having a white mark
 Shyam ....  dark blue, black
 Shyamal ....  black, dark blue
 Siddharth ....  white mustard
 Sohan ....  good looking
 Snehal ....  freindly
 Srikant ....  lover of wealth
 Srinivas ....  abode of wealth
 Sriram ....  Lord Rama
 Subodh ....  sound advice, easily understood
 Subhash ....  soft spoken
 Suchir ....  eternal
 Sudarshan ....  good looking
 Sudesha ....  good country
 Sudeva ....  good Deva
 Sudhakar ....  mine of nectar
 Sudama ....  meek
 Sudhanssu ....  moon
 Sudhir ....  resolute, brave
 Sudhish ....  lord of excellent intellect
 Sugriva ....  one with graceful neck
 Sujit ....  victory
 Sukhdev ....  god of happiness
 Sukumar ....  handsome
 Sulalit ....  graceful
 Sumit ....  well measured
 Sundar ....  beautiful
 Sunil ....  dark blue
 Suresh ....  sun
 Surya ....  sun
 Suryakant ....  loved by the sun
 Suvrata ....  strict in religious vows (Subrata)
 Swagat ....  welcome
 Swaraj ....  liberty, freedom
 Swapnil ....  seen in a dream, dreamy
Boys' Names
  T
 Tanmay ....  engrossed
 Tarun ....  young, youth
 Tapan ....  sun, summer
 Tapas ....  heat, penance
 Tarak ....  star, pupil of eye, protector
 Taran ....  raft, heaven
 Tarang ....  wave
 Tej ....  light, lustrous
 Tejas ....  sharpness
 Tilak ....  spot of vermillion or sandal wood paste on forehead
 Teerth ....  holy place, sacred water
 Timin ....  large fish
 Trilochan ....  one with three eyes, Shiva
 Trilok ....  the three worlds (heaven, earth, hell)
 Tulasidas ....  servant of Tulasi (basil plant)
 Tungar ....  high, lofty
 Tungesh ....  moon
 Tushar ....  fine drops of water
 

Boys' Names
  U
 Uday ....  to rise
 Udeep ....  flood
 Udit ....  grown, awakened, shining
 Ujesh ....  one who gives light
 Ulhas ....  joy, delight
 Umang ....  enthusiasm
 Unmesh ....  flash, blowing, opening
 Upendra ....  an element
 Uttam ....  best
 Utkarsh ....  prosperity, awakening
 Utpal ....  water lily, fleshless

Boys' Names
  V
 Vachaspati ....  lord of speech
 Vaninath ....  Husband of Saraswati
 Vaibhav ....  richness
 Vajramani ....  diamond
 Vallabh ....  beloved, dear
 Vandan ....  salutation
 Varun ....  lord of the waters, neptune
 Vasant ....  VasanSpring (season)
 Vasava ....  Indra
 Vasu ....  wealth
 Vasudev ....  Krishna's father, god of wealth
 Vasuman ....  born of fire
 Ved ....  sacred knowledge
 Veer ....  brave
 Vidur ....  wise
 Vidyacharan ....  learned
 Vidyadhar ....  demi god
 Vidyaranya ....  forest of knowledge
 Vijay ....  victory
 Vikas ....  development, expanding
 Vikram ....  the sun of valour
 Vikramendra ....  king of prowess
 Vikrant ....  powerful
 Vimal ....  pure
 Vinay ....  good manners
 Vinod ....  happy, full of joy
 Vipan ....  sail, petty trade
 Viplav ....  drifting about, revolution
 Vipul ....  plenty
 Viraj ....  resplendent, splendour
 Virochan ....  moon, fire
 Virat ....  very big, giant proportioned
 Vishal ....  huge, broad, great
 Vishnu ....  Lord Vishnu, root, to pervade
 Vishvajit ....  one who conquers the universe
 Vishvakarma ....  architect of the universe
 Vishva ....  earth, universe
 Vishwas ....  faith, trust
 Viswanath ....  god of universe
 Vishwamitra ....  friend of the universe
 Vishvatma ....  universal soul
 Vivek ....  judgement
 Vyomesh ....  lord of the sky

W Waman .... short
Boys' Names
  Y
 Yash ....  victory, glory
 Yashodhara ....  one who has achieved fame
 Yashodhan ....  rich in fame
 Yashwant ....  one who has achieved glory
 Yashpal ....  protector of fame
 Yatin ....  ascetic
 Yogesh ....  god of Yoga
 Yogendra ....  god of Yoga
 Yudhajit ....  victor in war
 Yuvaraj ....  prince, heir apparent
 Yudhisthir ....  firm in battle
 Yuyutsu ....  eager to fight

 Girls' Names
  A
 Abhilasha ....  desire
 Abha ....  lustre, shine
 Abhaya ....  fearless
 Achala ....  steady, mountain
 Aditi ....  mother of gods
 Aghanashini ....  destroyer of sins
 Ahladita ....  in happy mood
 Ajala ....  the earth
 Akhila ....  complete
 Akriti ....  diagram
 Akuti ....  princess
 Alka ....  lock of curly hair
 Alaknanda ....  flawless
 Alopa ....  faultless
 Alpa ....  little
 Amba ....  Parvati
 Ambu ....  water
 Ambuja ....  lotus
 Ambuda ....  cloud
 Amshula ....  sunny
 Amoda ....  happiness
 Amodini ....  happy girl
 Amita ....  limitless
 Amrita ....  nectar
 Anita ....  grace
 Amulya ....  priceless
 Ananya ....  matchless
 Anandita ....  happy
 Anarghya ....  priceless
 Anchita ....  honoured, worshipped
 Anjali ....  offering
 Anju ....  one who lives in heart
 Anisha ....  continuous
 Ankita ....  conquered, a signet, symbol
 Anupama ....  unique, unparalleled
 Anuradha ....  a bright star
 Anuragini ....  beloved
 Anushri ....  pretty
 Anuprabha ....  brightness
 Anurati ....  consent
 Anusha ....  beautiful morning, a star
 Apala ....  most beautiful
 Aparajita ....  undefeated
 Aparna ....  same as Parvati
 Archana ....  worship
 Archita ....  one who is worshipped
 Archisha ....  a ray of light
 Aradhana ....  worship
 Arati ....  hymns sang in praise of god
 Aruna ....  dawn
 Arunima ....  glow of dawn
 Asha ....  hope
 Ashalata ....  creeper of hope
 Ashakiran ....  ray of hope
 Ashavari ....  name of a raaga
 Ashwini ....  name of a star
 Avani ....  Earth
 Avantika ....  princess of Ujjain

Girls' Names
  B
 Bageshri  ....  name of a raaga
 Bakula  ....  Nagakeshar flower
 Bala  ....  an ever 9 year old girl, a young girl
 Bandhura  ....  pretty
 Bhagyalakshmi  ....  goddess of wealth
 Bhanuja  ....  river Yamuna
 Bhairavi  ....  a melody in classical music
 Bharati  ....  Saraswati
 Bhavana  ....  feelings, sentiments
 Bhavani  ....  Parvati
 Bhavya  ....  grand, splendid
 Bina  ....  a musical instrument
 Bindiya  ....  drop, point
 Brinda  ....  Tulasi
 Bhuvana  ....  the earth
Girls' Names
  C
 Cauvery ....  same as Cavery- name of a river
 Chaitaly ....  name of an ancient city
 Chakrika ....  Lakshmi
 Chameli ....  a creeper with flowers
 Chanchala ....  unsteady, Lakshmi
 Chandraki ....  peacock
 Chandrika ....  moonlight
 Chandana ....  sandal wood
 Chandani ....  star
 Charu ....  beautiful, attractive
 Charulata ....  beautiful creeper
 Charulekha ....  beautiful picture
 Chhavvi ....  image, radiance
 Chhaya ....  shadow
 Chitra ....  picture, a nakshatra
 Chitrani ....  river Ganga
 Chitralekha ....  as beautiful as a picture
 Chitragandha ....  a fragrant material
 Chinmayi ....  blissful
Girls' Names
  D
 Damini ....  lightning
 Darika ....  maiden
 Dayita ....  beloved
 Daya ....  kindness, mercy, pity
 Deepa ....  a lamp
 Deepali ....  collection of lamps
 Deepika ....  a little light
 Deepti ....  glow, shine
 Devaki ....  mother of Krishna
 Dhanyata ....  success, fulfilment
 Dhara ....  constant flow
 Dharini ....  earth
 Dhatri ....  earth
 Dhriti ....  courage, morale
 Divya ....  heavenly, brilliant
 Dristi ....  sight
 Durga ....  Parvati
Girls' Names
  E
 Ekta ....  unity
 Ecchumati ....  a river
 Ela ....  earth

  G
 Ganga ....  river Ganga
 Gargi ....  name of a learned woman
 Garati ....  virtuous woman
 Gauri ....  Parvati
 Gautami ....  river Godavari
 Gayatri ....  mother of the Vedas, a goddess
 Girija ....  Parvati
 Gita ....  song
 Gitika ....  a small song
 Gitanjali ....  collection of poems
 Godavari ....  river Godavari
 Gopika ....  cowherd girls
 Gourangi ....  fair complexioned
 Gunjita ....  humming of bee
 Gyanada ....  Saraswati

Girls' Names
  H
 Hamsa ....  swan
 Harinakshi ....  one with eyes like deer
 Harinakshi ....  one with eyes like deer
 Harsha ....  happiness
 Harshini ....  happy
 Hema ....  golden
 Hemangi ....  golden body
 Hemangini ....  girl with golden body
 Hemlata ....  golden creeper
 Hita ....  lovable
 Himagouri ....  Parvati
 Himani ....  Parvati
 Hiranmayi ....  golden girl

Girls' Names
  I
 Induja ....  Narmada river
 Indukala ....  moonlight
 Indumukhi ....  with moonlike face
 Induma ....  moon
 Indrani ....  wife of Indra
 Indrakshi ....  one with beautiful eyes
 Indira ....  Lakshmi
 Indu ....  moon
 Indulala ....  moon light
 Ila ....  earth, daughter of Manu
Girls' Names
  J
 Jagrati ....  awakening
 Jagadamba ....  mother of the world
 Jahnavi ....  Ganga river
 Jaladhija ....  Lakshmi
 Janaki ....  Seeta
 Jaya ....  victory
 Jayanti ....  victorious
 Jayani ....  a sakti of Ganesha
 Jayashri ....  goddess of victory
 Jayaprada ....  giver of victory
 Jeevika ....  water
 Juhi ....  a flower
 Jyoti ....  flame, lamp
 Jyotsna ....  moon light
Girls' Names
  K
 Kajal ....  eyeliner
 Kala ....  art
 Kalavati ....  Parvati, artist
 Kalindi ....  Yamuna river
 Kalpana ....  idea, imagination, fancy
 Kalpita ....  imagined
 Kalyani ....  blissful, fortunate
 Kamakshi ....  Parvati
 Kamna ....  desire
 Kamala ....  lotus
 Kamalika ....  Lakshmi
 Kamini ....  a woman
 Kanchana ....  gold
 Kanaka ....  gold
 Kanan ....  forest
 Karuka ....  heavenly piece of art
 Kasturi ....  musk, a fragrant material
 Kaumudi ....  moonlight
 Kavita ....  poem
 Keertana ....  hymn, a song in praise of god
 Ketaki ....  a cream coloured flower
 Keshini ....  one with beautiful hair
 Kesar ....  pollen, lion
 Kiran ....  ray of light
 Kirti ....  fame
 Kishori ....  a young girl
 Kokila ....  cuckoo, nightingale
 Komal ....  tender
 Kriti ....  A work of art
 Krishna ....  Draupadi
 Krupa ....  grace, favour
 Kshama ....  forgiveness
 Kumud ....  lotus
 Kunjal ....  cuckoo, nightingale
 Kunda ....  name of a flower
 Kundanika ....  golden girl
 Kushala ....  safe, happy, expert
 Kusuma ....  flower
 Kusumita ....  blossomed
Girls' Names
  L
 Lajwanti ....  modest
 Lalana ....  a girl
 Lata ....  creeper, vine
 Latika ....  small creeper
 Latangi ....  slim girl
 Lakshmi ....  wife of Vishnu
 Lalima ....  wife of Vishnu
 Lali ....  darling girl
 Lalita ....  variety, beauty
 Lavali ....  clove
 Lavanya ....  grace
 Leela ....  play, amusement
 Lekha ....  writing, picture
 Lipika ....  short letter
 Lochana ....  eye
 Lona ....  beauty, pretty
Girls' Names
  M
 Madhavi ....  daughter of Yayati
 Madhavilata ....  a flowering creeper
 Madhu ....  honey
 Madhubala ....  sweet girl
 Madhumita ....  sweet girl
 Madhumalati ....  a flowering creeper
 Madhura ....  sweet
 Madhuri ....  sweet girl
 Mahima ....  greatness
 Mala ....  necklace, garland
 Malati ....  Jasmine
 Malavika ....  princess of Malawa
 Malini ....  florist, a river
 Mallika ....  queen
 Malti ....  small fragrant flower
 Maitreyi ....  name of a woman scholar
 Mamata ....  love, affection
 Mangala ....  auspicious, bliss
 Manini ....  a lady
 Manik ....  gem
 Manisha ....  goddess of mind, desire
 Manjari ....  a bunch
 Manju ....  snow, dew drops
 Manjusha ....  a box
 Manjula ....  melodious
 Manjusri ....  Saraswati
 Manasi ....  a lady
 Manushri ....  Lakshmi
 Manorama ....  attractive, beautiful
 Marisa ....  mother of Daksa
 Marala ....  swan
 Matangi ....  Durga
 Mausumi ....  beauty, monsoon wind
 Maya ....  illusion, Durga
 Mayuri ....  peahen
 Mayukhi ....  peahen
 Megha ....  cloud
 Medha ....  intelligence, Saraswati
 Meena ....  precious stone, fish
 Meenakshi ....  one with fish shaped eyes, Parvati
 Meera ....  a devotee of Krishna
 Meghana ....  cloud
 Menaka ....  celestial damsel
 Mohini ....  most beautiful, bewitching
 Mridula ....  tendreness
 Mrinalini ....  stem of lotus
 Mugdha ....  spellbound, innocent
 Mythily ....  Seeta
Girls' Names
  N
 Nayana ....  eyes
 Nalini ....  lotus
 Namrata ....  modesty
 Nanda ....  happiness, a daughter
 Nandini ....  a holy cow, bestower of joy, Ganga
 Nandika ....  Lakshmi
 Nandita ....  happy
 Narmada ....  one who arouses tender feelings in others, river Narmada
 Neeharika ....  dew drops</FONT
 Neelam ....  sapphire</FONT
 Neela ....  blue colour</FONT
 Neeraja ....  lotus flower</FONT
 Neha ....  love, rain</FONT
 Netra ....  eyes</FONT
 Nidhi ....  treasure</FONT
 Nidra ....  sleep</FONT
 Nilima ....  blue</FONT
 Nikhita ....  sharp</FONT
 Niral ....  calm</FONT
 Nirmala ....  clean, virtuous</FONT
 Nirupa ....  a decree, command</FONT
 Nirupama ....  unique, uncomparable</FONT
 Nisha ....  night</FONT
 Nishtha ....  faith</FONT
 Nita ....  moral</FONT
 Niti ....  morality</FONT
 Nitya ....  goddess Parvati</FONT
 Nivedita ....  one dedicated to service</FONT
 Niyati ....  fate, fortune, supreme power</FONT
 Nupura ....  anklet</FONT
 Nutan ....  new</FONT
Girls' Names
  P
 Padmajai ....  born from lotus, Lakshmi
 Padma ....  lotus
 Padmini ....  lotus pond
 Parnika ....  a small leaf, parvati
 Parinita ....  expert
 Pavana ....  holy, sacred
 Pari ....  beauty, fairy
 Payal ....  foot ornament
 Pankaja ....  lotus
 Pallavi ....  new leaves
 Pooja ....  Prayer
 Poonam ....  full moon
 Poornima ....  full moon
 Prabha ....  light, glow, shine
 Prachi ....  morning
 Pratima ....  icon, idol, statue
 Pragati ....  progress
 Pratibha ....  talent
 Pragya ....  prowess
 Pratigya ....  pledge, vow
 Prema ....  love
 Premila ....  queen of a women's kingdom
 Prerana ....  inspiration
 Pritha ....  same as Kunti
 Priti ....  love
 Priya ....  loved one, darling
 Priyanka ....  beautiful or lovable act, symbol or body
 Priyadarshini ....  delightful to look at
 Puja ....  same as Pooja
 Punthali ....  a doll
 Punita ....  pure, holy
 Purnima ....  full moon
 Purva ....  east
 Poorvi ....  a classical melody
 Pusti ....  Nourishment, endorsement
 
 
 

Girls' Names
  R
 Rachna ....  construction, arrangement
 Radha ....  Krishna's lover, prosperity
 Radhika ....  Radha, lover of Krishna
 Rajani ....  night
 Rajanigandha ....  night blossoming scented flower
 Rajata ....  silver
 Rakhi ....  thread of brother-sister bonding
 Rama ....  Lakshmi
 Ramani ....  beautiful girl
 Ramita ....  pleasing
 Rambha ....  name of an apsara
 Rameshwari ....  Parvati
 Ranjana ....  entertainment
 Rashmi ....  a ray of light
 Rati ....  most beautiful lady, wife of cupid
 Ratna ....  gem
 Ratnavali ....  a bunch of gems
 Rekha ....  line
 Renuka ....  wife of Jamadagni rishi
 Revati ....  wife of Balarama, a star
 Riddhi ....  Siddhi will follow
 Roma ....  Lakshmi
 Rohini ....  a star
 Roshni ....  light
 Roshan ....  bright
 Ruchi ....  taste
 Ruchira ....  tasty
 Rudrani ....  a wife of Shiva (Rudra)
 Rukmini ....  wife of Krishna
 Rupa ....  beauty
 Rupali ....  beautiful, pretty
 Rujula ....  who endows wealth, Lakshmi, soft
 Rujuta ....  honesty, sincerity

Girls' Names
  S
 Sachi ....  wife of Indra
 Sachita ....  consciousness
 Sadhana ....  long practice/study, fulfilment
 Saguna ....  virtuous
 Sahana ....  patience
 Salila ....  water
 Samiksha ....  analysis
 Sandhya ....  evening
 Sangita ....  music
 Sanyukta ....  union
 Sanjukta ....  union
 Sapna ....  dream
 Saphala ....  successful
 Sarala ....  simple
 Sarasa ....  swan
 Sarasvati ....  a goddess of learning
 Saravati ....  a river
 Sarika ....  a parrot
 Sarita ....  river
 Saryu ....  river Sharayu
 Saroja ....  lotus
 Sashi ....  moon
 Satyavati ....  mother of Vyasa
 Saumya ....  mild
 Savarna ....  daughter of the Ocean
 Savita ....  sun
 Savitri ....  a form of the Devi
 Seema ....  limit, border
 Shaila ....  stone, mountain
 Shalini ....  modesty
 Shanta ....  peaceful
 Shanti ....  peace
 Sharada  ....  goddess of learning, Saraswati
 Sharmila ....  modest
 Sharmistha ....  wife of Yayati
 Sheetal ....  cool
 Shikha ....  flame
 Shilpa ....  stone
 Shobha ....  attractive
 Shobhna ....  ornamental, shining
 Shradhdha  ....  faith, trust
 Shreya ....  auspicious
 Shruti ....  expert in Vedas
 Shubha ....  auspicious
 Siddhi ....  achievement
 Smriti ....  recollection
 Smita ....  smile
 Sneh ....  love
 Sneh ....  love
 Snigdha ....  smooth, tender
 Somatra ....  excelling the moon/font>
 Somatra ....  excelling the moon
 Sona ....  gold
 Sonia ....  golden
 Subhadra ....  a wife of Arjuna
 Subhaga ....  a fortunate person
 Subhuja ....  auspicious Apsara
 Suchita ....  beautiful
 Suchitra ....  beautiful picture
 Sudevi ....  wife of Krishna
 Sudha ....  nectar
 Sujata ....  of good caste
 Sujata ....  of good caste
 Suksma ....  fine
 Sumana ....  good natured
 Sumati ....  good minded
 Sumitra ....  Lakshman'd mother
 Sunita ....  one with good morals
 Supriya ....  beloved
 Surabhi ....  wish-yielding cow, fragrance
 Suravinda ....  a beautiful Yaksa
 Surotama ....  auspicious Apsara
 Suruchi ....  one with good taste
 Surupa ....  beautiful
 Surya ....  sun god
 Sushma ....  beautiful woman
 Sushmita ....  good smile
 Sushila ....  good conduct
 Swati ....  a nakshatra
 Sweta ....  fair complexioned
 

Girls' Names
  T
 Tanushri ....  beauty
 Tapi ....  name of a river
 Tapti ....  same as Tapi
 Tara ....  star
 Tarangini ....  a river
 Tarulata ....  a creeper
 Tanvi ....  a delicate girl
 Teja ....  radiant
 Tejal ....  radiant
 Tejaswini ....  radiant
 Trilochana ....  three eyed
 Trishna ....  thirst
 Trupti ....  satiatedness
 Trusha ....  thirst
 Tulasi ....  a sacred plant (basil)
 Tusti ....  peace, happiness
Girls' Names
  U
 Udaya ....  dawn
 Ujjwala ....  bright, lustrous
 Ulka ....  mateorite
 Uma ....  Parvati
 Upama  ....  comparison
 Urmi ....  wave
 Urmila ....  wife of Lakshmana
 Urvasi ....  most beautiful of Apsaras
 Urvi ....  earth
 Urja ....  energy
 Usha ....  dawn, sun rise
 Ushakiran ....  rays of morning sun
 Ushma ....  eat
 Uttara ....  a star
 Utpalini ....  lotus pond
Girls' Names
  V
 Vaishali ....  name of an ancient city
 Vajra ....  diamond
 Vallika ....  creeper
 Vandana ....  salute
 Vanita ....  lady
 Vanmala ....  wildflower garland
 Vani ....  Saraswati
 Varsha ....  rain
 Varija ....  lotus
 Varuni ....  a goddess
 Vasanta ....  spring
 Vasudhara ....  Earth
 Vasumati ....  apsara of unequalled splendour
 Vatsala ....  loving
 Veena ....  a musical instrument (Beena)
 Vibha ....  radiance
 Vidya ....  wisdom, knowledge
 Vidhut ....  electricity
 Vidula ....  moon
 Vijaya ....  victorious
 Vijayalakshmi ....  goddess of victory
 Vimala ....  pure
 Vinata ....  humble, mother of Garuda
 Vinaya ....  modesty
 Vinanti ....  prayer, request
 Vineeta ....  humble
 Vinita ....  requester
 Vinodini ....  happy girl
 Visala ....  celestial Apsara

Girls' Names
  Y
 Yamini ....  night
 Yamuna ....  Jamuna river
 Yashila ....  famous
 Yashoda ....  Krishna's mother
 Yashawini ....  successful lady
 Yogita ....  one who can concentrate
 Yogini ....  one who can control senses