Hindu Baby Names with meaning | Indian Baby Names

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Written By Poonam Singh

I am co-founder of toddlerjunction.com and Principal of Cambridge Montessori Preschool Bangalore.

Hindu baby names are based on a variety of factors, including the child’s birth star, the pronunciation of the name, the family tradition, and the culture. Many Hindus also believe that the name chosen for a child can influence his or her destiny. Therefore, parents often consult with priests and other religious leaders when choosing a name for their baby.

There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to choosing a Hindu baby name, but there are some general guidelines that are followed. For example, many Hindus believe that it is auspicious to name a child after a god or goddess. Other parents may choose a name based on the meaning they wish to convey to their child.

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How do you decide on a baby name?

When it comes to choosing a Hindu baby name, there are a few things to keep in mind. For starters, the name should have a good meaning and be reflective of Hindu culture and traditions. Additionally, it’s important to choose a name that will be easily pronounceable and that won’t be too long or too short. Ultimately, the decision of what name to give your child is a personal one, so go with your gut and choose the name that you feel is best for your little one.

How is a Hindu baby name given?

When it comes to naming a Hindu baby, parents often consult with family and friends to find the perfect name. There are many factors to consider when choosing a name, such as the child’s astrological chart, the meaning of the name, and the family’s tradition. Once a name is chosen, the parents may consult with a priest to see if the name is auspicious for the child. Hindu baby names are often given in Sanskrit, as this is considered to be the language of the gods. Sanskrit names can be difficult to pronounce for those who are not familiar with the language, so many parents choose to give their child a name with a more modern twist.

What are popular Hindu Baby Names with meaning | Indian Baby Names

Aabavaananimplies a person who is responsible and reliableBoy
AabhaGlow; Splendour; Light; Brilliance; Bright and Radiant; GloriousGirl
Aabharanmeans jewel, a variant form of name Abharan which means jewel in SanskritBoy
Aabharanaaabharna signifies valuables, jewels, ornaments, it also has a meaning as the person who brings prosperity, happiness and honourGirl
AabhasSense or Feelings, has a Sanskrit meaning as realizationBoy
AabhassAwareness; A variant name of Abhas which means realizationBoy
AabhavannanLight; also means torch bearer who brings lightBoy
Aabheermeans a Cowherd in Sanskrit, it also means one who is fearlessBoy
Aabheera cow herdBoy
Aabhermeans a Cowherd and is variant form of name AabheerBoy
AachalendraThe word aachalendra means Himalayas, it signifies the person to be strong, UnchallengeableBoy
AacharappanRestless or ProactiveBoy
Aacharyameans Learned Teacher; a variant of Sanskrit name Acharya; Another Name of DronaBoy
AachmanIntake of a Sip of Water Before a Yagya or PujaBoy
Aachuthananother name of Hindu Lord KrishnaBoy
AachuthanLord KrishnaBoy
AadIn The BeginningBoy
Aadalarasanmeans Attraction; one who attracts with his dance; It also represents one of many Lord Shiva’s name in TamilBoy
Aadalarasumeans King of Dance in Tamil; represents Lord Shiva’s name as Nataraja who is considered the Lord of DanceBoy
Aadarshmeans one who has principles in Sanskrit, ideal man; a variant form of name AdarshBoy
Aadarshaone who is ideal, optimal, and perfectGirl
Aadarshinione who adheres to idealism or is an idealisticGirl
AaddharFoundation, Ground work of anything, Base of LifeBoy
AadeepLight, Spiritual Illumination, A source of radianceBoy
AadeshCommand; Message; means instruction in SanskritBoy
Aadeshwaraadeshwar is a south indian name that means God, or the won who is in a high position of authorityBoy
AadhanBe FirstBoy
AadharBase; A variant of Sanskrit name AaddharBoy
AadhavRuler a person who rules or governsBoy
AadhavanSun; Brilliant Like the Sun; Lord Vishnu, A variant of name AadavanBoy
Aadhavanlord vishnuBoy
Aadhevword aadhev means First, Most eminent or exaltedBoy
Aadhiaadhi means beginning, it sometimes also means friendly, imagination, creativity, expression, energeticBoy
AadhiTamil Actor AadhiBoy
AadhikaraLord Shiva, A variant of Sanskrit name Adhikara which means PrincipalBoy
AadhikesavanOne who is Ideal for OthersBoy
AadhilaThe name aadhila means Honesty, the one who is Scrupulous with regards to telling the truthGirl
AadhimulamOne who is beginning of Everything, Source cause of everythingBoy
AadhinarayananThe First God; A name form of Lord VishnuBoy
AadhiraMoon, To sentimentalize and remember nostalgicallyGirl
AadhiraiA Special StarGirl
AadhiraiA Special StarBoy
AadhiseshanAny One; it is also considered as one of many names of Lord VishnuBoy
AadhishKing, Emperor, Ruler, Person with supreme powerBoy
AadhishankarSri Shankaracharya; Founder of Adwaitha Philosophy ; A name formed after Lord Shiva as ShankarBoy
AadhishankarSri Shankaracharya, founder of Adwaitha PhilosophyBoy
AadhunikModern; New; Latest; a name variant of AdhunikBoy
Aadhyaaadhya means the The first power, the Beginning, it is also an another name of Goddess DurgaGirl
AadiFirst; Most Important,Beginning; Starting; Source form of lifeBoy
Aadidevthe hindu word aadidev means First of God, the one closest to the almightyBoy
AadijayThe First Victory ; Success;Boy
AadijayThe First VictoryBoy
AadimoolaSupreme Being ; A variant of name AadimoolanBoy
AadimoolanThe name aadimoolan means Dominant, supremeBoy
AadimoolanSupreme BeingBoy
AadinathGod; Supreme Ruler of the Universe; The First GodBoy
Aadinathaanother name of Lord Vishnu or Lord KrishnaBoy
AadiptaBright, Intelligent, Radiant, Luminous, GloriousBoy
AadirOrigin; Beginning; Point of space or time where anything begins; SourceBoy
AadishFull of Wisdom; Intelligent, Knowledgeable, NobleBoy
AadishankarShrishankaracharya; The Founder of Adwaitha PhilosophyBoy
AadishriThe name aadishri means First or more important, eminentGirl
AadishwarAadishwar; Bhagvan; Supreme God; First Jain TirthankaraBoy
AaditPeak; Shade; Sheltered; Bright; Radiant; IlluminateBoy
Aaditathe name means The act of commencement of actionGirl
AaditeySon of Aditi ; refers to being son of the Earth or son of Mother of GodBoy
AaditeyaSon of Aditi ; refers to being son of the Earth or son of Mother of GodBoy
AadithyaThe Sun ; a variant name is AaditvaBoy
Aaditrianother name of Goddess Laxmi; the person who brings wealth and prosperityGirl
AaditvaThe Sun ; A derivative name from name AadithyaBoy
AadityaThe name aaditya means belonging to aditi or SunBoy
AadityapalThe one having superior social standing and the one exalted, of high esteemBoy
Aadityeshaadityesh has meaning of the ultimate power of the sun, the God SunBoy
AadivDelicate; sensitive; mindful to feelings of othersBoy
AadiyapadhamOne who is Very Active or QuickBoy
Aadrikaadrik has meaning of The rising sun between the mountainsBoy
Aadrikacluster of mountains; feminine version of male name AadrikGirl
AadritaLots of Love Gathering; adorable; Charming; very likable for attractivenessGirl
Aadurustaone who is fortunate or luckyBoy
AadvayUnique; unparalleled; exclusive; having no like or equalBoy
AadvedUnequaled or unmatched in the whole UniverseBoy
Aadvikaone who is unique in all aspectsGirl
Aadyathe word signifies the first; Mother Earth, it is also the name of Goddess DurgaGirl
Aadyotone who is surrounded by lightBoy
AagamComing; Arrival ; Holy Jain Scripture; To inherit; To acquireGirl
Aagarthe word aagra means a person having interest in Music, Excelling in musicBoy
Aagarnathe word signifies the person having natural, born abilities of musicGirl
Aaghnyathe name has a meaning of someone born from fire, it is also the name of Goddess laxmiGirl
AaghnyaBorn From Fire, Goddess LakshmiGirl
Aaghoshto embrace or lappedBoy
Aaghosha polite askingBoy
AagmanArrival ; Welcome; Warmly receivedBoy
AagneyChild of Flames; Son of the Fire God ; A variant name is AagneyaBoy
AagneyBorn from fireBoy
AagneyaChild of Flames; Son of Agni; Son of the Fire ; Derivative of name AagneyBoy
Aagrahato request or please with respectGirl
AagyeyUnknown; meaning something unexplored or not discoveredBoy
AahanIron; Sword ; symbol of military power; inflexible and unrelenting powerBoy
AahanaInner light; Immortal; First rays of the sun; AngelGirl
AahirDazzling; Brilliant; To impress deeply; Sparkling; GlitteringBoy
AahishBlessing of GodBoy
AahlaadDelight; To have great pleasure; someone who gives joy and enjoymentBoy
Aahlaaditaone who is cheerful, delightful and joyousGirl
AahlaadithJoyous Person ; A variant of name Aahlaad which means DelightBoy
Aahladone who is happy, cheerful, and full of joyBoy
AahnaExist; to live; Survive; lifeGirl
AahnikPrayer; an object of worship; Devote to God; act of praying to GodBoy
AahvaBeloved; one who is greatly loved; Dear to heartBoy
Aahvanact of soicitaion, invitation or enticementBoy
AahwaanithOne who has Been Invited; Wanted; Something desired; wishBoy
AaishGod Blessings; bestowment by GodBoy
AakaarShape;to evolve; to develop; A variant of name AkarBoy
AakankshDesire; Wish; Crave; LongingBoy
Aakankshaeagerness or inordinate desire for someone or thing, an object of ardent desireGirl
AakarShape, To Form, To Materialize; to evolve; to develop; A variant of name AkarBoy
AakarshAttraction; Beauty; Charm; allurement; Fascinating; EnticingBoy
Aakarshakathe quality of attracting by inherent forceGirl
AakarshanAttraction; Beauty; Charm; allurement; Fascinating; EnticingBoy
Aakarshanathe word means the force of attractionGirl
Aakarshikathe one having the force of attraction to influence othersGirl
AakashThe SkyBoy
AakashdeepThe Sky; Vast Like the SkyBoy
Aakashithis name means Heaven, the sky color or destinyGirl
AakavShape, To Form, To Materialize; to evolve; to develop; A variant of name AkarBoy
AakeshSky ; A variant of AakashBoy
Aakhyaone who has high reputation and fame; state of being famousBoy
AakhyaanLegend; Story of Famous Person inscriptionBoy
AakilIntelligent; Smart; Clever; WiseBoy
Aakritaakrit has a meaning of appearance or shape, the person who is unmoldableBoy
AakritiShape, To Form, To Materialize; to evolve; to develop ; A derivative from name AkarBoy
Aakruthijust like aakrit has a meaning of appearance or shape, the person who is unmoldable but is in female senceGirl
AalapMusical Prelude, Conversation, Prelude to a raga; Skilled in musicBoy
Aalavandanthe name means The writing or something MajesticBoy
Aalavandanthe writingBoy
AalayaHome and refugeGirl
AalekhLearned; One of many names of Lord Shiva; to become informed; gain knowledgeBoy
AalhadJoy; Happiness; Good Fortune; Pleasure; Be glad; RejoiceBoy
AalhadJoy, HappinessBoy
AalokLight, Bright; be illuminated; RadiatingBoy
AalokaThe name aaloka means lustrous or the one very beautifulGirl
Aaltathe Lac dye, or it means the one very colorful or joyousGirl
AaludaiperumalExplorer of the Sea; Name in devotion of Lord VishnuBoy
AamaniSpring season; Vasanth Ritu; Season of Flowers; Pleasant Early morning surroundingsGirl
Aamayathe pleasant Night Rain that brings new hopeGirl
AamiOne who is dearly lovedGirl
AamodPleasure, Pleasant, Accept; Be glad; RejoiceBoy
AamrapaliA mango tree leafGirl
Aanthe one having Self respect and self esteemBoy
AanalFire; God of fireBoy
AananAppearance; Face; Countenance; Approval; Permit ; Moral SupportBoy
AanandJoy Or Bliss; Happiness; Delight; Pleasure; Good Fortune; Contentment of JoyBoy
Aanandamayeethe one who is very happy and joyous in natureBoy
Aanandamayithe one who is very happy and joyous in natureGirl
AanandaprakashWild WindBoy
AanandiA very happy WomanGirl
AananditaA very happy Woman, the one bringing fortuneGirl
Aanandswarupfull of joy; Filled with Happiness; Delight; Pleasure;Boy
AanavHumane; pertaining to life qualitiesBoy
AanchalProtective shelter; Refuge; Safe haven; SanctuaryGirl
Aandaleebthe bulbul birdBoy
AandiThe other name of lord MuruganBoy
AandiLord MuruganBoy
AangiThe act of decorating the God or a person close to godGirl
AangsumanSun Rays ; Brightness of the Sun; Radiance from the SunBoy
AanickAtom; smallest source of existenceBoy
AanjaneyLord HanumanBoy
AanjaneyaSon of Anjani; Refers to Lord HanumanBoy
Aanjaneyason of anjaniBoy
AanjayUnconquerable; being victorious; Win; GainBoy
AanshPortion; Allotment by God; InheritedBoy
AanshiThe one who is herself a gift of GodGirl
AanshiGod’s giftGirl
AanyaThe one who is kind and warmly courteousGirl
Aaokathe one shining brightly and having a great lustreGirl
AapalRegard; sentiment of affection; esteem; respectBoy

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I am co-founder of toddlerjunction.com and Principal of Cambridge Montessori Preschool and DayCare Kaggadasapura Branch. I am also a Montessori certified teacher and have 5+ years of experience working with kids.

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