Indian Names

Indian names are used in India and in Indian communities throughout the world. See also about Indian names.
There are 565 names matching your criteria.

ABHA   आभा   f   Indian
Means "splendour, light" in Sanskrit.
ABHAY   अभय   m   Indian
Means "fearless" in Sanskrit.
ABHILASHA   अभिलाषा   f   Indian
Means "desire, wish" in Sanskrit.
ADITI   अदिती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "boundless, entire" or "freedom, security" in Sanskrit. This is the name of an ancient Hindu goddess of the sky and fertility. According to the Vedas she is the mother of the gods.
ADITYA   आदित्य   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "belonging to ADITI" in Sanskrit. This is a name for the seven (or eight) Hindu gods who are the children of Aditi... [more]
AGNI   अग्नि   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "fire" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the ancient Hindu fire god, usually depicted as red-skinned with three legs, seven arms, and two faces.
AISHWARYA   ऐश्वर्या   f   Indian
Means "prosperity, wealth" in Sanskrit. A famous bearer is the Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (1973-).
AJEET   अजित   m   Indian
Variant transcription of AJIT.
AJIT   अजित   m   Indian
Means "he who has not been conquered" or "invincible", from Sanskrit (a) "not" and जित (jita) "conquered"... [more]
AJITH   अजित   m   Indian
Variant transcription of AJIT.
AKANKSHA   आकाङ्क्षा, आकांक्षा   f   Indian
Means "desire, wish" in Sanskrit.
AKASH   आकाश   m   Indian
Means "open space, sky" in Sanskrit.
AKBAR   अकबर   m   Arabic, Persian, Indian
Means "greater, greatest" in Arabic. This was the name of a 16th-century Mughal ruler who expanded the empire to include most of India.
AKHIL   अखिल   m   Indian
Means "whole, complete" in Sanskrit.
AMALA   अमला   f   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit अमल (amala) meaning "clean, pure".
AMAR (1)   अमर   m   Indian
Means "immortal" in Sanskrit.
AMIT (1)   अमित   m   Indian
Means "immeasurable, infinite" in Sanskrit.
AMITA   अमिता   f   Indian
Feminine form of AMIT (1).
AMITABH   अमिताभ   m   Indian
Means "immeasurable splendour" in Sanskrit. A famous bearer is Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan (1942-).
AMRIT   अमृत   m   Indian
Means "immortal" from Sanskrit (a) "not" and मृत (mrita) "dead"... [more]
AMRITA   अमृता   f   Indian
Feminine form of AMRIT.
ANAND   आनन्द   m   Indian
Means "happiness, bliss" in Sanskrit.
ANANDA   आनन्दा   f   Indian
Feminine form of ANAND.
ANANDI   आनन्दी   f   Indian
Feminine form of ANAND.
ANANTA   अनन्त, अनंत, अनन्ता, अनंता   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "infinite, endless" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form अनन्त / अनंत (an epithet of the Hindu god Vishnu) and the feminine form अनन्ता / अनंता (an epithet of the goddess Parvati).
ANANTH   अनन्त, अनंत   m   Indian
Modern transcription of ANANTA.
ANANTHA   अनन्त, अनंत, अनन्ता, अनंता   m & f   Indian
Variant transcription of ANANTA.
ANIK   अनीक   m   Indian
Means "army" or "splendour" in Sanskrit.
ANIKA (2)   अनीका   f   Indian
Feminine form of ANIK.
ANIL   अनिल   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit अनिल (anila) "air, wind". This is another name of Vayu, the Hindu god of the wind.
ANILA   अनिला   f   Indian
Feminine form of ANIL.
ANIMA (1)   अणिमा   f   Indian
Means "minuteness" from Sanskrit अणिमन (animan)... [more]
ANIRUDDHA   अनिरुद्ध   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "unobstructed, ungovernable" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the grandson of the Hindu god Krishna.
ANISH   अनीश   m   Indian
Means "supreme, paramount" in Sanskrit.
ANIT   अनीत   m   Indian
Means "leader" or "without guile" in Sanskrit.
ANITA (2)   अनीता   f   Indian
Feminine form of ANIT.
ANJALI   अञ्जली, अंजली   f   Indian
Means "offering" in Sanskrit.
ANKITA   अङ्किता, अंकिता   f   Indian
Means "marked" in Sanskrit.
ANKUR   अङ्कुर, अंकुर   m   Indian
Means "sapling, sprout, shoot" in Sanskrit.
ANUJ   अनुज   m   Indian
Means "born later, younger" in Sanskrit. This name is sometimes given to the younger sibling of an older child.
ANUJA   अनुजा   f   Indian
Feminine form of ANUJ.
ANUPAM   अनुपम   m   Indian
Means "incomparable, matchless" in Sanskrit.
ANUPAMA   अनुपमा   f   Indian
Feminine form of ANUPAM.
APARAJITA   अपराजिता   f   Indian
Means "unconquered" in Sanskrit.
ARADHANA   आराधना   f   Indian
Means "worship" in Sanskrit.
ARAVIND   अरविन्द, अरविंद   m   Indian
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit.
ARAVINDA   अरविन्द, अरविंद   m   Indian
Variant transcription of ARAVIND.
ARCHANA   अर्चना   f   Indian
Means "honouring, praising" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu ritual.
ARJUN   अर्जुन   m   Indian
Modern transcription of ARJUNA.
ARJUNA   अर्जुन   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "white, clear" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a hero in Hindu texts, the son of the god Indra and the princess Kunti.
ARUN   अरुण   m   Indian
Modern transcription of ARUNA.
ARUNA   अरुण   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "reddish brown" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Aruna is the charioteer who drives the sun god Surya across the sky.
ARUNDHATI   अरुन्धती, अरुंधती   f   Indian, Hinduism
The name of a star (also called Alcor), which was named after a type of climbing plant, possibly meaning "not restrained" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief it is the name of the sage Vasishtha's wife, who is identified with the star.
ARYA   आरय, आरया   m & f   Persian, Indian
From an old Indo-Iranian root meaning "Aryan, noble". In India, this is a transcription of both the masculine form आर्य and the feminine form आर्या... [more]
ASEEM   असीम   m   Indian
Variant transcription of ASIM (2).
ASHA (1)   आशा   f   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit आशा (asha) meaning "wish, desire, hope".
ASHOK   अशोक   m   Indian
Modern transcription of ASHOKA.
ASHOKA   अशोक   m   Indian
Means "without sorrow" in Sanskrit. This name was borne by Ashoka the Great, a 3rd-century BC emperor of India.
ASIM (2)   असीम   m   Indian
Means "boundless, limitless" in Sanskrit.
AVANI   अवनी   f   Indian
Means "earth" in Sanskrit.
AVANTI   अवन्ती   f   Indian
From the name of an ancient kingdom of central India which had its capital at Ujjain.
AVINASH   अविनाश   m   Indian
Means "indestructable" in Sanskrit.
AZAD   आज़ाद   m   Persian, Indian, Azerbaijani, Turkish
Means "free" in Persian. This word has derivatives in several other languages, such as Hindi, Turkish and Armenian.
BALA   बाल, बाला   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "young" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form बाल and the feminine form बाला (a minor Hindu goddess).
BALADEVA   बलदेव   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "god of strength" from Sanskrit बल (bala) "strength" combined with देव (deva) "god"... [more]
BALDEV   बलदेव   m   Indian
Modern transcription of BALADEVA.
BASANT   m   Bengali
Bengali form of VASANTA.
BASU   m   Bengali
Bengali form of VASU.
BHARAT   भरत   m   Indian
Modern transcription of BHARATA.
BHARATA   भरत   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "being maintained" in Sanskrit. This is one of the names of Agni, the Hindu god of fire, and is also the name of the brother of Rama in the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana'... [more]
BHASKAR   भास्कर   m   Indian
Modern transcription of BHASKARA.
BHASKARA   भास्कर   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "shining", derived from a combination of Sanskrit भास (bhasa) "light" and कर (kara) "making"... [more]
BIJAY   m   Bengali
Bengali form of VIJAY.
BIJOY   m   Bengali
Bengali form of VIJAY.
BIPIN   m   Bengali
Bengali form of VIPIN.
BISHEN   m   Punjabi
Punjabi form of VISHNU.
BRAHMA   ब्रह्मा   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "prayer" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Brahma is the creator and director of the universe, the balance between the opposing forces of Vishnu and Shiva... [more]
BRIJESH   बृजेश   m   Indian
Modern transcription of BRIJESHA.
BRIJESHA   बृजेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of Brij" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, Brij being a region associated with him.
BUDDHA   बुद्ध   m   Indian
Means "enlightened" in Sanskrit. This is a title applied to Siddhartha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism, as well as to a handful of other enlightened individuals.
CHANDA   चण्ड, चण्डा   m & f   Indian
Means "fierce, hot, passionate" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form चण्ड and the feminine form चण्डा (an epithet of the Hindu goddess Durga).
CHANDAN   चन्दन   m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit चन्दन (chandana) meaning "sandalwood".
CHANDANA   चन्दना   f   Indian
Feminine form of CHANDAN.
CHANDER   m   Indian
Variant of CHANDRA.
CHANDRA   चन्द्र, चन्द्रा   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "moon" in Sanskrit, derived from चन्द (chand) "to shine"... [more]
CHANDRAKANT   चन्द्रकान्त   m   Indian
Means "beloved by the moon", derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) "moon" and कान्त (kanta) "beloved"... [more]
CHANDRAKANTA   चन्द्रकान्ता   f   Indian
Feminine form of CHANDRAKANT.
CHETAN   चेतन   m   Indian
Means "visible, conscious, soul" in Sanskrit.
CHETANA   चेतना   f   Indian
Feminine form of CHETAN.
CHIRANJEEVI   चिरंजीवी   m   Indian
Variant transcription of CHIRANJIVI.
CHIRANJIVI   चिरंजीवी   m   Indian
Means "long-lived, infinite" in Sanskrit.
DAMAYANTI   दमयन्ती, दमयंती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "subduing" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a beautiful princess, the wife of Nala.
DAMODAR   दामोदर   m   Indian
Modern transcription of DAMODARA.
DAMODARA   दामोदर   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "rope around the belly", derived from Sanskrit दाम (dama) "rope" and उदर (udara) "belly"... [more]
DARSHANA   दर्शना   f   Indian
Means "seeing, understanding, philosophy" in Sanskrit.
DAYARAM   दयाराम   m   Indian
Means "compassion of Rama" from Sanskrit दया (daya) "compassion" combined with the name of the god RAMA.
DEBDAN   m   Bengali
Bengali form of DEVDAN.
DEEPAK   दीपक   m   Indian
Modern transcription of DIPAKA.
DEEPALI   दीपाली   f   Indian
Variant transcription of DIPALI.
DEEPTI   दीप्ती   f   Indian
Variant transcription of DIPTI.
DEO   m   Indian
Variant of DEV.
DEODAN   m   Indian
Variant of DEVDAN.
DEV   देव   m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god".
DEVADAS   देवदास   m   Indian
Means "servant of the gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) "god" and दास (dasa) "servant".
DEVARAJA   देवराज   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "king of gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) "god" and राज (raja) "king"... [more]
DEVDAN   देवदान   m   Indian
Means "gift of the gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) "god" and दान (dana) "gift".
DEVDAS   देवदास   m   Indian
Variant transcription of DEVADAS.
DEVI   देवी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit देवी (devi) meaning "goddess". Devi is the Hindu mother goddess who manifests herself as all other goddesses.
DEVIKA   देविका   f   Indian
Means "little goddess" from Sanskrit देवी (devi) "goddess" and (ka) "little".
DEVRAJ   देवराज   m   Indian
Modern transcription of DEVARAJA.
DHANANJAY   धनञ्जय   m   Indian
Means "winning wealth" in Sanskrit.
DHAVAL   धवल   m   Indian
Means "dazzling white" in Sanskrit.
DILIP   दिलीप   m   Indian
Modern transcription of DILIPA.
DILIPA   दिलीप   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "protector of Dehli" from Sanskrit दिली (Dili) "Dehli" combined with (pa) "protecting"... [more]
DINESH   दिनेश   m   Indian
Means "day lord" from Sanskrit दिन (dina) "day" and ईश (isha) "lord"... [more]
DIPAK   दीपक   m   Indian
Modern transcription of DIPAKA.
DIPAKA   दीपक   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "inflaming, exciting" in Sanskrit. This is another name of Kama, the Hindu god of love.
DIPALI   दीपाली   f   Indian
Means "row of lamps" in Sanskrit.
DIPIKA   दीपिका   f   Indian
Means "lamp, light" in Sanskrit.
DIPTI   दीप्ती   f   Indian
Means "brightness, light" in Sanskrit.
DIVYA   दिव्या   f   Indian
Means "divine, heavenly" in Sanskrit.
DRAUPADI   द्रौपदी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "daughter of DRUPADA" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of the daughter of king Drupada... [more]
DRISHTI   दृष्टि   f   Indian
Means "sight" in Sanskrit.
DRUPADA   द्रुपद   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "wooden pillar" or "firm footed" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a king of Panchala, the father of Draupadi and Dhrishtadyumna.
DULEEP   m   Indian
Variant of DILIP.
DURAI   m   Tamil
Means "chief, leader" in Tamil.
DURGA   दुर्गा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "unattainable" in Sanskrit. Durga is a Hindu warrior goddess, the fierce twelve-armed, three-eyed form of the wife of Shiva.
ESHA   एषा   f   Indian
Means "desire, wish" in Sanskrit.
GANESH   गणेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Modern transcription of GANESHA.
GANESHA   गणेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lord of hordes" from Sanskrit गण (gana) "horde" and ईश (isha) "lord, ruler"... [more]
GAURI   गौरी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "white" in Sanskrit. This is a Hindu goddess, another name of the wife of Shiva, so named because of her fair complexion.
GAUTAM   गौतम   m   Indian
Modern transcription of GAUTAMA.
GAUTAMA   गौतम   m   Indian
Variant of GOTAMA, or in the case of Siddhartha Gautama, a patronymic form. Siddhartha Gautama, also known as Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was a 6th-century BC nobleman who left his family in order to lead a life of meditation and poverty.
GEEVARGHESE   m   Indian, Malayalam
Malayalam form of GEORGE.
GIRISH   गिरीश   m   Indian
Modern transcription of GIRISHA.
GIRISHA   गिरीश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lord of the mountain" in Sanskrit. This is a name of the Hindu god Shiva, given because of his abode in the Himalayan Mountains.
GITA   गीता   f   Indian
Means "song" in Sanskrit. The word appears in the name of the 'Bhagavad Gita', a sacred text of Hinduism (meaning "divine song").
GOBIND   m   Punjabi
Punjabi form of GOVINDA.
GOPAL   गोपाल   m   Indian
Modern transcription of GOPALA.
GOPALA   गोपाल   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "cow protector" from Sanskrit गो (go) "cow" and पाल (pala) "protector"... [more]
GOPINATH   गोपीनाथ   m   Indian
Modern transcription of GOPINATHA.
GOPINATHA   गोपीनाथ   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "leader of the gopis" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, acquired because of his association with the gopis, who are cow-herding girls.
GOTAM   गोतम   m   Indian
Modern transcription of GOTAMA.
GOTAMA   गोतम   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "the best ox" from Sanskrit गो (go) "ox, cow" and तम (tama) "best"... [more]
GOVIND   गोविन्द   m   Indian
Modern transcription of GOVINDA.
GOVINDA   गोविन्द   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "cow finder", derived from Sanskrit गो (go) "cow" combined with विन्द (vinda) "finding"... [more]
GOWRI   गौरी   f   Indian
Variant transcription of GAURI.
GULSHAN   गुलशन   m & f   Indian, Pakistani, Urdu
Indian and Pakistani form of GOLSHAN.
HARENDRA   हरेन्द्र, हरेंद्र   m   Indian
Combination of the names of the Hindu gods HARI (referring to Vishnu) and INDRA.
HARI   हरि   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "brown, yellow, tawny" in Sanskrit, and by extension "monkey, horse, lion". This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu, and sometimes of Krishna... [more]
HARINDER   m   Punjabi
Punjabi form of HARENDRA.
HARISH   हरीश   m   Indian
Modern transcription of HARISHA.
HARISHA   हरीश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lord of monkeys" from Sanskrit हरि (hari) "monkey" and ईश (isha) "lord"... [more]
HARSHA   हर्श   m   Indian
Means "happiness" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a 7th-century emperor of northern India. He was also noted as an author.
HARSHAD   हर्शद   m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit हर्श (harsha) meaning "happiness".
HARSHAL   हर्शल   m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit हर्श (harsha) meaning "happiness".
ILA   इला   f   Indian
Means "earth" or "speech" in Sanskrit.
INDERJIT   m & f   Punjabi
Punjabi form of INDRAJIT.
INDERPAL   m   Punjabi
Means "protector of Indra" from the name of the god INDRA combined with Sanskrit पाल (pala) "protector".
INDIRA   इन्दिरा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "beauty" in Sanskrit. This is another name of Lakshmi, the wife of the Hindu god Vishnu... [more]
INDRA   इन्द्र, इंद्र   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "possessing drops of rain" from Sanskrit इन्दु (indu) "a drop" and (ra) "possessing"... [more]
INDRAJIT   इन्द्रजित, इंद्रजित   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "conqueror of Indra" from the name of the god INDRA combined with Sanskrit जित (jit) "conquering"... [more]
INDRANI   इन्द्राणी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "queen of INDRA" in Sanskrit. This is a Hindu goddess of jealousy and beauty, a wife of Indra.
INDU   इन्दु   f   Indian
Means "bright drop" in Sanskrit. This is a name for the moon.
ISHA   ईश   m   Indian
Means "master, lord" in Sanskrit. This is the name of one of the Upanishads, which are parts of Hindu scripture.
JAGANNATH   जगन्नाथ   m   Indian
Modern transcription of JAGANNATHA.
JAGANNATHA   जगन्नाथ   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "master of the world" from Sanskrit जगत (jagat) "world" and नाथ (natha) "master"... [more]
JAGDISH   जगदीश   m   Indian
Means "ruler of the world" from Sanskrit जगत (jagat) "world" and ईश (isha) "ruler".
JAGJIT   जगजीत   m   Punjabi
Means "conqueror of the world", composed of the Sanskrit elements जगत (jagat) "world" and जित (jit) "conquering".
JAI   जै   m   Indian
Variant of JAY (2).
JAIDEV   जयदेव   m   Indian
Means "divine victory" from Sanskrit जय (jaya) "victory" and देव (deva) "a god".
JASWINDER   f & m   Punjabi
Means "Indra of the thunderbolt" from the name of the Hindu god INDRA prefixed with Sanskrit jasu, the name of his thunderbolt.
JAY (2)   जय   m   Indian
Modern transcription of JAYA.
JAYA   जया, जय   f & m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory". This is a transcription of both the feminine form जया (an epithet of the Hindu goddess Durga) and the masculine form जय (borne by several characters in Hindu texts).
JAYANT   जयन्त, जयंत   m   Indian
Modern transcription of JAYANTA.
JAYANTA   जयन्त, जयंत   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit जयन्त (jayanta) meaning "victorious"... [more]
JAYANTI   जयन्ती, जयंती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Feminine form of JAYANTA. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
JAYASHRI   जयशरी   f   Indian
Means "goddess of victory" in Sanskrit.
JAYENDRA   जयेन्द्र, जयेंद्र   m   Indian
Means "lord of victory" from Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory" combined with the name of the god INDRA, used here to mean "lord".
JAYWANT   m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit jayavanta meaning "possessing victory".
JEETENDRA   जितेन्द्र, जितेंद्र   m   Indian
Variant transcription of JITENDRA.
JITENDER   m   Punjabi
Punjabi form of JITENDRA.
JITENDRA   जितेन्द्र, जितेंद्र   m   Indian
Means "conqueror of Indra" from Sanskrit जित (jita) "conquered" combined with the name of the god INDRA.
JITINDER   m   Punjabi
Punjabi form of JITENDRA.
JYOTHI   f & m   Indian
Southern Indian form of JYOTI.
JYOTI   ज्योति   f & m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit ज्योतिः (jyotis) meaning "light".
JYOTSANA   ज्योत्सना   f   Indian
Variant of JYOTSNA.
JYOTSNA   ज्योत्स्ना   f   Indian
Means "moonlight" in Sanskrit.
KAILASH   कैलास   m   Indian
From the name of a mountain in the Himalayas which is believed to be the paradise of the Hindu god Shiva. It possibly means "crystal" in Sanskrit.
KAJAL   काजल   f   Indian
Means "kohl, medical lotion" in Sanskrit.
KALA (1)   कला   f   Indian
Means "art form, virtue" in Sanskrit.
KALI   काली   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "the black one" in Sanskrit. The Hindu goddess Kali is the fierce destructive form of the wife of Shiva. She is usually depicted with black skin and four arms, holding a severed head and brandishing a sword.
KALIDAS   कालिदास   m   Indian
Modern transcription of KALIDASA.
KALIDASA   कालिदास   m   Indian
Means "servant of Kali" from the name of the Hindu goddess KALI combined with Sanskrit दास (dasa) "servant"... [more]
KALPANA   कल्पना   f   Indian
Means "imagining, fantasy" in Sanskrit.
KALYAN   कल्याण   m   Indian
Modern transcription of KALYANA.
KALYANA   कल्याण   m   Indian
Means "beautiful, lovely, auspicious" in Sanskrit.
KALYANI   कल्याणी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Feminine form of KALYAN. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of one of the Krittikas, or Pleiades. It is also another name of the Hindu goddesses Durga and Parvati.
KAMA   काम   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "love, desire" in Sanskrit. Kama is the winged Hindu god of love, the son of Lakshmi.
KAMAL (2)   कमल   m   Indian
Modern transcription of KAMALA.
KAMALA   कमला, कमल   f & m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lotus" or "pale red" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form कमला and the masculine form कमल... [more]
KAMINI   कामिनी   f   Indian
Means "desirable" in Sanskrit.
KANCHANA   कञ्चना   f   Indian
Means "golden" in Sanskrit.
KANTA   कान्ता   f   Indian
Means "desired, beautiful" in Sanskrit.
KANTI   कान्ती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "beauty" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
KAPIL   कपिल   m   Indian
Modern transcription of KAPILA.
KAPILA   कपिल   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "reddish brown" in Sanskrit, derived from कपि (kapi) "monkey"... [more]
KARAN   m   Indian
Variant of KARNA.
KARISHMA   f   Indian
Means "miracle" in Sanskrit.
KARNA   कर्ण   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit कर्ण (karna) meaning "ear". This is the name of the son of the Hindu sun god Surya and the goddess Kunti, who gave birth to him through her ear... [more]
KASHI   काशी   f   Indian
From the name of a holy city in India, famous for its many temples dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Its name is derived from Sanskrit काशि (kashi) "shining".
KASI   काशी   f   Indian
Variant transcription of KASHI.
KAUR   f   Indian (Sikh)
Means "princess" in Punjabi. This name is used as a surname or a middle name by most female Sikhs.
KAUSALYA   कौसल्या   f   Indian
Means "of the Kosala people" in Sanskrit. Kosala was an ancient Indian kingdom that was at its most powerful in the 6th century BC. In Hinduism Kausalya is the name of the mother of the hero Rama.
KAVERI   कावेरी   f   Indian
From the name of the Kaveri River in southern India.
KAVI   कवि   m   Indian
Means "wise man, sage, poet" in Sanskrit.
KAVITA   कविता   f   Indian
Means "poem" in Sanskrit.
KIRAN   किरण   m & f   Indian, Pakistani, Urdu
Derived from the Sanskrit word किरण (kirana), which can mean "dust" or "thread" or "sunbeam".
KIRTIDA   कीर्तिदा   f   Indian
Means "one who bestows fame" in Sanskrit.
KISHAN   m   Indian
Modern form of KRISHNA.
KISHEN   m   Indian
Modern form of KRISHNA.
KISHOR   किशोर   m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit किशोर (kishora) meaning "colt".
KISHORE   किशोर   m   Indian
Variant transcription of KISHOR.
KISHORI   किशोरी   f   Indian
Feminine form of KISHOR.
KISTNA   m   Indian
Variant of KRISHNA.
KRISHNA   कृष्ण   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "black, dark" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu god believed to be an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He was the youngest of King Vasudeva's eight children, six of whom were killed by King Kamsa because of a prophecy that a child of Vasudeva would kill Kamsa... [more]
KSHITIJ   क्षितिज   m   Indian
Means "born of the earth" or "horizon" in Sanskrit.
KSHITIJA   क्षितिजा   f   Indian
Feminine form of KSHITIJ.
KUMAR   कुमार   m   Indian
Modern transcription of KUMARA.
KUMARA   कुमार   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, son"... [more]
KUMARI   कुमारी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Feminine form of KUMARA. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' Kumari is the wife of the warrior Bhima. This is also another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
KUNAL   कुणाल   m   Indian
Modern transcription of KUNALA.
KUNALA   कुणाल   m   Indian
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a son of the 3rd-century BC Indian emperor Ashoka.
KUNTI   कुंती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "spear" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of the mother of the Pandavas.
LAKSHMAN   लक्ष्मण   m   Indian
Modern transcription of LAKSHMANA.
LAKSHMANA   लक्ष्मण   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "having lucky marks" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana' he is the trusted companion of the hero Rama, accompanying him into exile.
LAKSHMI   लक्ष्मी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "sign, mark" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu goddess of prosperity, good luck, and beauty. She is the wife of Vishnu and her symbol is the lotus flower, with which she is often depicted.
LAL   लल   m   Indian
Means "to play, to caress" in Sanskrit.
LALIT   ललित   m   Indian
Modern transcription of LALITA.
LALITA   ललिता, ललित   f & m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "playful, charming, desirable" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form ललिता and the masculine form ललित... [more]
LATA   लता   f   Indian
Means "vine, creeping plant" in Sanskrit.
LAVANYA   लावण्या   f   Indian
Means "beauty, grace" in Sanskrit.
LAXMAN   लक्ष्मण   m   Indian
Variant transcription of LAKSHMAN.
LAXMI   लक्ष्मी   f   Indian
Variant transcription of LAKSHMI.
LEELA   लीला   f   Indian
Variant transcription of LILA (1).
LILA (1)   लीला   f   Indian
Means "play, amusement" in Sanskrit.
LILAVATI   लीलावती   f   Indian
Means "playful, amusing, charming" in Sanskrit. The 12th-century mathematician Bhaskara named one of his systems of mathematics after his daughter Lilavati.
LINA (3)   लीना   f   Indian
Means "absorbed, united" in Sanskrit.
LOCHAN   लोचन   m   Indian
Means "the eye" in Sanskrit.
LOCHANA   लोचना   f   Indian
Feminine form of LOCHAN.
MADHAV   माधव   m   Indian
Modern transcription of MADHAVA.
MADHAVA   माधव   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "vernal, of the springtime" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of several Hindu gods. It was also the name of a 14th-century Hindu scholar.
MADHAVI   माधवी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Feminine form of MADHAVA. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
MADHU   मधु   f & m   Indian
From Sanskrit मधु (madhu) meaning "sweet, honey". This is another name of Chaitra, the first month of the Hindu year (which occurs in March and April).
MADHUKAR   मधुकर   m   Indian
Means "bee, honey-maker" in Sanskrit.
MADHUR   मधुर   f & m   Indian
Means "sweet" in Sanskrit.
MADHURI   माधुरि   f   Indian
Means "sweetness" in Sanskrit.
MAHAVIR   महावीर   m   Indian
Modern transcription of MAHAVIRA.
MAHAVIRA   महावीर   m   Indian
Means "great hero" from Sanskrit महा (maha) "great" and वीर (vira) "hero"... [more]
MAHENDRA   महेन्द्र, महेंद्र   m   Indian
Means "great Indra" from Sanskrit महा (maha) "great" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA.
MAHESH   महेश   m   Indian
Modern transcription of MAHESHA.
MAHESHA   महेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "great lord" from Sanskrit महा (maha) "great" and ईश (isha) "lord, ruler"... [more]
MAHINDER   m   Punjabi
Punjabi form of MAHENDRA.
MALA   माला   f   Indian
Means "necklace" in Sanskrit.
MALATI   मालती   f   Indian
Means "jasmine" in Sanskrit.
MALINI   मालिनी   f   Indian
Means "fragrant" in Sanskrit.
MANDEEP   m & f   Punjabi
Means "lamp of the mind" in Sanskrit.
MANI   मणि   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "jewel" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this name is borne by a serpent and an attendant of Skanda.
MANINDER   m   Punjabi
Means "lord of the mind", derived from Sanskrit माणि (mani) "mind" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA, used here to mean "lord".
MANISH   मनीश   m   Indian
Means "lord of the mind" in Sanskrit.
MANISHA   मनीषा   f   Indian
Means "thought, wisdom" in Sanskrit.
MANJU   मञ्जु   f   Indian
Means "lovely, beautiful" in Sanskrit.
MANJULA   मञ्जुला   f   Indian
Means "lovely, beautiful" in Sanskrit.
MANJUSHA   मञ्जूषा   f   Indian
Means "small box, small chest" in Sanskrit.
MANU (1)   मनु   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "thinking, wise" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is a title of Svayambhuva, the progenitor of the human race, as well as several of his descendants.
MAYA (1)   माया   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "illusion" in Sanskrit. In Buddhist tradition this is the name of the mother of Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha). This is also another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
MAYUR   मयूर   m   Indian
Means "peacock" in Sanskrit.
MEENA   मीना   f   Indian
Variant transcription of MINA (2).
MEERA   मीरा   f   Indian
Variant transcription of MIRA (1).
MINA (2)   मीना   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "fish" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the daughter of the Hindu goddess Usha as well as the daughter of the god Kubera.
MINALI   मीनाली   f   Indian
Means "fish catcher" in Sanskrit.
MIRA (1)   मीरा   f   Indian
Means "sea, ocean" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a 16th-century Indian princess who devoted her life to the god Krishna.
MITRA (1)   मित्रा, मित्र   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "friend" in Sanskrit, a cognate of MITHRA. This is a transcription of both the feminine form मित्रा and the masculine form मित्र, which is the name of a Hindu god of friendship and contracts who appears in the Rigveda.
MITUL   मितुल   m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit मित (mita) "measured".
MOHAN   मोहन   m   Indian
Modern transcription of MOHANA.
MOHANA   मोहन, मोहना   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "bewitching, infatuating, charming" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form मोहन (an epithet of the Hindu gods Shiva, Krishna and Kama) and the feminine form मोहना.
MOHANDAS   मोहनदास   m   Indian
Means "servant of Mohana" from the name of the Hindu god MOHANA combined with Sanskrit दास (dasa) "servant"... [more]
MOHINDER   m   Punjabi
Punjabi form of MAHENDRA.
MOHINI   मोहिनी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "infatuating" in Sanskrit. This was the name adopted by the Hindu god Vishnu when he took the form of a woman.
MRIDULA   मृदुला   f   Indian
Means "soft" in Sanskrit.
MUKESH   मुकेश   m   Indian
Modern transcription of MUKESHA.
MUKESHA   मुकेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of Muka" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva, given to him because he killed Muka, a demon in the form of a wild boar.
MUKTA   मुक्ता   f   Indian
Means "liberated" in Sanskrit.
MUKUL   मुकुल   m   Indian
Means "bud, blossom" in Sanskrit.
MURALI   मुरली   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "flute" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, given to him because he played the flute.
NAGENDRA   नागेन्द्र, नागेंद्र   m   Indian
Means "lord of snakes" from Sanskrit नाग (naga) meaning "snake" (also "elephant") combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA, used here to mean "lord"... [more]
NALA   नल   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "stem" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a king of the Nishadha people in the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata'.
NALINI   नलिनी   f   Indian
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit.
NANDA   नन्द   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "joy" in Sanskrit. In Hindu texts this is a name of both Vishnu and the foster-father of Krishna, as well as various other characters... [more]
NANDITA   नन्दिता   f   Indian
Means "happy" in Sanskrit.


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