Indian Names

Indian names are used in India and in Indian communities throughout the world. See also about Indian names.
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AAMIR (1) عامر m Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic عامر (see 'AAMIR), as well as the usual Urdu transcription.
AARTHI ஆர்த்தி f Tamil
Tamil form of AARTI.
AARTI आरती f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From the name of a Hindu ritual in which offerings of lamps or candles are made to various gods, derived from Sanskrit आरात्रिक (aratrika).
ABBAS عبّاس m Arabic, Persian, Urdu
Means "austere" in Arabic. This was the name of the Prophet Muhammad's uncle. It was also borne by a son of Ali, the fourth caliph.
ABDUL عبدال, আব্দুল m Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Bengali, Indonesian, Malay
First part of compound Arabic names beginning with عبد ال ('Abd al) meaning "servant of the" (such as عبد العزيز ('Abd al-'Aziz) "servant of the powerful").
ABHA आभा f Indian, Hindi
Means "splendour, light" in Sanskrit.
ABHAY अभय m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "fearless" in Sanskrit.
ABHIJEET अभिजीत, अभिजित, অভিজিৎ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi अभिजीत or अभिजित or Bengali অভিজিৎ (see ABHIJIT).
ABHIJIT अभिजीत, अभिजित, অভিজিৎ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
From Sanskrit अभिजित (abhijita) meaning "victorious". This is the Sanskrit name for the star Vega.
ABHILASH अभिलाष, അഭിലാഷ് m Indian, Malayalam, Hindi
Means "desire, wish" in Sanskrit.
ABHILASHA अभिलाषा f Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of ABHILASH.
ABHINAV अभिनव, అభినవ్, ಅಭಿನವ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu
Means "young, fresh" in Sanskrit.
ABHISHEK अभिषेक, অভিষেক, અભિષેક, ਅਭਿਸ਼ੇਕ, அபிஷேக், అభిషేక్, അഭിഷേക്, ಅಭಿಷೇಕ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "anointing" in Sanskrit.
ADIL عادل m Arabic, Urdu, Uyghur
Means "fair, honest, just" from Arabic عدل ('adala) "to act justly". This name was borne by several sultans of Bijapur.
ADITI अदिति, अदिती, অদিতি, ಅದಿತಿ f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada
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, ஆதித்த, ఆదిత్య, ആദിത്യ, ಆದಿತ್ಯ m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Nepali, Indonesian
Means "belonging to ADITI" in Sanskrit. This is a name for the seven (or eight) Hindu gods who are the children of Aditi. It is also another name for the sun god Surya.
ADNAN عدنان m Arabic, Turkish, Bosnian, Urdu
Means "settler" in Arabic. According to tradition, Adnan was an ancestor of the Prophet Muhammad and the northern Arabian tribes.
AGNI (1) अग्नि m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
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.
AHMAD احمد m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay, Avar
Means "more commendable" in Arabic.
AHMED احمد m Turkish, Bosnian, Arabic, Urdu, Pashto
Turkish and Bosnian form of AHMAD. This was the name of three Ottoman sultans.
AISHA عائشہ f Arabic, Urdu, American
Means "alive" in Arabic. This was the name of Muhammad's third wife, the daughter of Abu Bakr. Some time after Muhammad's death she went to war against Ali, the fourth caliph, but was defeated. This name is used more by Sunni Muslims and less by Shias.... [more]
AISHWARYA ऐश्वर्या, ஐசுவரியா, ഐശ്വര്യ, ಐಶ್ವರ್ಯಾ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "prosperity, wealth" in Sanskrit. A famous bearer is the Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (1973-).
AJAY अजय, অজয়, અજય, அஜய், అజయ్, അജയ്, ಅಜಯ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "unconquered", from Sanskrit (a) meaning "not" and जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest".
AJEET अजीत, अजित, অজিত, ਅਜੀਤ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Hindi अजीत, Marathi अजित, Gurmukhi ਅਜੀਤ or Bengali অজিত (see AJIT).
AJIT अजीत, अजित, অজিত, ਅਜੀਤ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali
Means "unconquered, invincible", from Sanskrit (a) meaning "not" and जित (jita) meaning "conquered". This is a name of the gods Shiva and Vishnu, and of a future Buddha.
AJITH அஜித், അജിത് m Tamil, Indian, Malayalam
Southern Indian form of AJIT.
AKANKSHA आकाङ्क्षा, आकांक्षा f Indian, Hindi
Means "desire, wish" in Sanskrit.
AKASH आकाश, আকাশ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Means "open space, sky" in Sanskrit.
AKBAR अकबर, اکبر m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
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, అఖిల్, അഖിൽ m Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam
Means "whole, complete" in Sanskrit.
AKHILA అఖిల, അഖില f Indian, Telugu, Malayalam
Feminine form of AKHIL.
AKSHAY अक्षय, અક્ષય, ಅಕ್ಷಯ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada
Means "undecaying" in Sanskrit.
ALI (1) علی m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay, Avar, Kazakh
Means "lofty, sublime" in Arabic. Ali ibn Abi Talib was a cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad and the fourth caliph to rule the Muslim world. His followers were the original Shia Muslims, who regard him as the first rightful caliph.... [more]
AMALA அமலா, അമല f Tamil, Indian, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit अमल (amala) meaning "clean, pure".
AMANDEEP ਅਮਨਦੀਪ m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Punjabi ਅਮਨ (aman) meaning "peace" (ultimately from Arabic) and Sanskrit दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
AMAR (1) अमर, অমর m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Means "immortal" in Sanskrit.
AMARDEEP ਅਮਰਦੀਪ m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
AMARJEET ਅਮਰਜੀਤ m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
AMIN امین m Arabic, Persian, Urdu
Derived from Arabic امين (amin) meaning "truthful". This was the name of the sixth Abbasid caliph.
AMIR (1) امیر m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Malay, Indonesian
Means "commander, prince" in Arabic. This was originally a title, which has come into English as the Arabic loanword emir.
AMIT (1) अमित, অমিত, ଅମିତ, ਅਮਿਤ, அமித், అమిత్, അമിത്, ಅಮಿತ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Means "immeasurable, infinite" in Sanskrit.
AMITA अमिता f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Feminine form of AMIT (1).
AMITABH अमिताभ m Indian, Hindi
Means "immeasurable splendour" in Sanskrit. A famous bearer is Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan (1942-).
AMRIT अमृत m Indian, Hindi
Means "immortal" from Sanskrit (a) meaning "not" and मृत (mrta) meaning "dead". In Hindu texts it refers to a drink which gives immortality.
AMRITA अमृता, অমৃতা, ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤਾ f Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali
Feminine form of AMRIT.
ANAND आनंद, आनन्द, आनंद, আনন্দ, આનંદ, ஆனந்த், ఆనంద్, ആനന്ദ്, ಆನಂದ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "happiness, bliss" in Sanskrit.
ANANDA ஆனந்த m Tamil
Variant of ANAND.
ANANDI आनंदी f Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANAND.
ANANT अनन्त, अनंत, अनंत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of ANANTA.
ANANTH அனந்த், అనంత్, ಅನಂತ್ m Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Kannada
Southern Indian form of ANANTA.
ANANTHA அனந்த, అనంత, ಅನಂತ m Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Kannada
Southern Indian form of ANANTA.
ANBU அன்பு m Tamil
Means "love" in Tamil.
ANIK अनीक, অনীক m Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "army" or "splendour" in Sanskrit.
ANIKA (2) अनिका, অনিকা f Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANIK.
ANIKET अनिकेत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "homeless" in Sanskrit.
ANIL अनिल, অনিল, અનિલ, ਅਨਿਲ, அனில், అనిల్, അനിൽ, ಅನಿಲ್ m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अनिल (anila) "air, wind". This is another name of Vayu, the Hindu god of the wind.
ANILA अनिला f Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANIL.
ANIMA (1) अणिमा f Indian, Hindi
Means "minuteness" from Sanskrit अणिमन (animan). In yoga texts, this is the name of the ability to make oneself infinitely small so to be invisible.
ANIRUDDHA अनिरुद्ध, অনিরুদ্ধ m Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "unobstructed, ungovernable" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the grandson of the Hindu god Krishna.
ANISH अनीश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "supreme, paramount, without a ruler", from the Sanskrit negative prefix (a) and ईश (isha) meaning "ruler, lord".
ANISHA अनिशा f Indian, Hindi
Means "nightless, sleepless" in Sanskrit.
ANIT अनीत m Indian, Hindi
Possibly means "not guided" in Sanskrit.
ANITA (2) अनीता, அனிதா f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Feminine form of ANIT.
ANJALI अञ्जली, अंजली, अंजली, அஞ்சலி, అంజలి, അഞ്ജലി f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "salutation" in Sanskrit.
ANKIT अंकित, अङ्कित, अंकित, অঙ্কিত, અંકિત m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "marked" in Sanskrit.
ANKITA अंकिता, अङ्किता, अंकिता, অঙ্কিতা, અંકિતા f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Feminine form of ANKIT.
ANKUR अङ्कुर, अंकुर, अंकुर m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "sapling, sprout, shoot" in Sanskrit.
ANOOP अनूप, অনুপ, അനൂപ് m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi अनूप, Bengali অনুপ or Malayalam അനൂപ് (see ANUP).
ANUJ अनुज m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "born later, younger" in Sanskrit. This name is sometimes given to the younger sibling of an older child.
ANUJA अनुजा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Feminine form of ANUJ.
ANUP अनूप, অনুপ, അനൂപ് m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam
Means "watery" in Sanskrit.
ANUPAM अनुपम, অনুপম m Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "incomparable, matchless" in Sanskrit.
ANUPAMA अनुपमा f Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANUPAM.
APARAJITA अपराजिता, অপরাজিতা f Bengali, Indian, Hindi
Means "unconquered" in Sanskrit.
APARNA अपर्णा, অপর্ণা, அபர்ணா, అపర్ణా, അപർണ, ಅಪರ್ಣಾ f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Bengali
Means "leafless, not having eaten leaves" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati.
APOORVA अपूर्व, अपूर्वा m & f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi अपूर्व or अपूर्वा (see APURVA).
APURVA अपूर्व, अपूर्वा m & f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "unpreceded, new" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form अपूर्व and the feminine form अपूर्वा.
ARABINDA অরবিন্দ, ଅରବିନ୍ଦ m Bengali, Indian, Odia
Bengali and Odia variant of ARAVIND.
ARADHANA आराधना f Indian, Hindi
Means "worship" in Sanskrit.
ARATI आरती f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi आरती (see AARTI).
ARAVIND अरविन्द, अरविंद, அரவிந்த், ಅರವಿಂದ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit.
ARAVINDA ಅರವಿಂದ m Indian, Kannada
Alternate transcription of Kannada ಅರವಿಂದ (see ARAVIND).
ARCHANA अर्चना, அர்ச்சனா, అర్చన, അര്ചന, ಅರ್ಚನ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "honouring, praising" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu ritual.
ARIF عارف, আরিফ m Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Means "learned, knowing, expert" in Arabic.
ARIJIT অরিজিৎ m Bengali
Means "conquering enemies" in Sanskrit.
ARITRA অরিত্র m Bengali
From Sanskrit अरित्र (aritra) meaning "propelling, an oar".
ARJUN अर्जुन, অর্জুন, અર્જુન, அர்ஜுன், అర్జున్, അർജുൻ, ಅರ್ಜುನ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Gujarati, Bengali, Nepali
Modern form of ARJUNA.
ARTI आरती f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi आरती (see AARTI).
ARUN अरुण, অরুণ, અરુણ, ਅਰੁਣ, அருண், అరుణ్, അരുൺ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Gujarati, Punjabi
Modern form of ARUNA.
ARUNA अरुणा, अरुण, अरुणा, அருணா, అరుణ, അരുണ, ಅರುಣ m & f Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi
Means "reddish brown" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Aruna (अरुणा) is the charioteer who drives the sun god Surya across the sky. The feminine form अरुणा is transcribed the same way. The modern masculine form is Arun.
ARUNDHATI अरुन्धती, अरुंधती f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
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.
ARUSHI आरुषि, आरुषी f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Means "hitting, killing" in Sanskrit. In Hindu mythology this is the name of a daughter of Manu.
ARYA आर्य, आर्या, ആര്യ, ആര്യാ m & f Persian, Indian, Hindi, Malayalam
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. In Iran it is only a masculine name.
ARYAN आर्यन m Indian, Hindi
Variant of ARYA.
ASAD اسد m Arabic, Urdu
Means "lion" in Arabic.
ASEEM असीम m Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi असीम (see ASIM (2)).
ASHA (1) आशा, ആശാ, ಆಶಾ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit आशा (asha) meaning "wish, desire, hope".
ASHOK अशोक, অশোক, અશોક, அசோக், అశోక్, ಅಶೋಕ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Modern form of ASHOKA.
ASHWIN अश्विन, அசுவின், அஸ்வின், అశ్విన్, ಅಶ್ವಿನ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada
From Sanskrit अश्विन् (ashvin) meaning "possessed of horses". The Ashvins are twin Hindu gods of the sunrise and sunset.
ASIM (2) असीम, অসীম m Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "boundless, limitless" in Sanskrit.
ASWATHI അശ്വതി m Indian, Malayalam
From Sanskrit अशवत्थ (ashvattha) meaning "sacred fig tree".
AUROBINDO অরবিন্দ, ଅରବିନ୍ଦ m Bengali, Indian, Odia
Bengali and Odia variant of ARAVIND.
AVANI अवनी, અવની f Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "earth" in Sanskrit.
AVANTI अवन्ती f Indian, Hindi
From the name of an ancient kingdom of central India which had its capital at Ujjain.
AVINASH अविनाश, అవినాష్, ಅವಿನಾಶ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada
Means "indestructable" in Sanskrit.
AYESHA عائشہ f Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic عائشة or Urdu عائشہ (see AISHA).
AZAD आज़ाद m Persian, Indian, Hindi, Azerbaijani, Turkish
Means "free" in Persian. This word has derivatives in several other languages, such as Hindi, Turkish and Armenian.
AZHAR اظہر m Arabic, Urdu
Means "shining, bright" in Arabic.
AZIZ عزیز m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Uzbek
Means "powerful, respected, beloved", derived from Arabic عزّ ('azza) meaning "to be powerful" or "to be cherished". In Islamic tradition العزيز (al-'Aziz) is one of the 99 names of Allah. A notable bearer of the name was Al-'Aziz, a 10th-century Fatimid caliph.
AZRA عذرا f Arabic, Turkish, Bosnian, Persian, Urdu
Means "virgin" in Arabic.
BABAR بابر m Urdu
Alternate transcription of Urdu بابر (see BABUR).
BABER بابر m Urdu
Alternate transcription of Urdu بابر (see BABUR).
BABUR بابر m Urdu
From a Persian word meaning "tiger". This was the nickname of Zahir ud-Din Muhammad, the 16th-century founder of the Mughal Empire in India.
BALA (1) बाल, बाला, பாலா m & f Hinduism, Tamil
Means "young" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form बाल and the feminine form बाला (a minor Hindu goddess).
BALAKRISHNA बलकृष्ण, బాలకృష్ణ, ಬಾಲಕೃಷ್ಣ m Indian, Telugu, Kannada
From Sanskrit बल (bala) meaning "strength, might" combined with the name of the Hindu god KRISHNA.
BALDEV बलदेव m Indian, Hindi
Modern Hindi transcription of BALADEVA.
BALWINDER ਬਲਵਿੰਦਰ m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit बल (bala) meaning "strength, might" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA.
BASANT बसन्त m Indian, Hindi
Modern form of VASANTA.
BASU বাসু m Bengali
Bengali form of VASU.
BHARAT भरत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of BHARATA.
BHARATH பரத், భరత్, ഭരത് m Tamil, Indian, Malayalam, Telugu
Southern Indian form of BHARATA.
BHASKAR भास्कर, భాస్కర్, ಭಾಸ್ಕರ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada
Modern form of BHASKARA.
BHAVANA भावना, ഭാവന, ಭಾವನಾ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Means "producing, manifesting" in Sanskrit.
BHAVNA भावना, ഭാവന, ಭಾವನಾ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi भावना, Kannada ಭಾವನಾ or Malayalam ഭാവന (see BHAVANA).
BIBEK বিবেক m Nepali, Bengali
Nepali and Bengali form of VIVEK.
BIJAY বিজয় m Bengali
Bengali form of VIJAYA.
BIJOY বিজয় m Bengali
Alternate transcription of Bengali বিজয় (see BIJAY).
BILAL بلال m Arabic, Urdu
Means "wetting, moistening" in Arabic. This was the name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.
BINAY বিনয় m Bengali
Bengali form of VINAY.
BIPIN बिपिन m Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Variant of VIPIN.
BISHAL বিশাল m Nepali, Bengali
Nepali and Bengali form of VISHAL.
BISHAN बिशन m Indian, Hindi
Variant of VISHNU.
BRIJESH बृजेश, ब्रिजेश, બ્રિજેશ m Indian, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi
Modern form of BRIJESHA.
CHAND चण्ड m Indian, Hindi
Modern masculine form of CHANDA.
CHANDA चण्डा, चण्ड, चण्डा m & f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
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, চন্দন, ଚନ୍ଦନ m Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit चन्दन (chandana) meaning "sandalwood".
CHANDANA चन्दना, చందన, ಚಂದನ f Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi
Feminine form of CHANDAN.
CHANDER चन्द्र, चन्द्रा m Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi चन्द्र or चन्द्रा (see CHANDRA).
CHANDRA चन्द्र, चन्द्रा, चंद्रा, চন্দ্র, চন্দ্ৰ, சந்திரா, చంద్ర, ಚಂದ್ರ m & f Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Means "moon" in Sanskrit, derived from चन्द (chand) meaning "to shine". This is a transcription of the masculine form चण्ड (a name of the moon in Hindu texts which is often personified as a deity) as well as the feminine form चण्डा.
CHANDRAKANT चंद्रकांत, चन्द्रकान्त, चंद्रकांत m Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "beloved by the moon", derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon" and कान्त (kanta) meaning "desired, beloved". This is another name for the moonstone.
CHANDRAKANTA चंद्रकांता, चन्द्रकान्ता f Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of CHANDRAKANT.
CHETAN चेतन, ચેતન, ಚೇತನ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada
Means "visible, conscious, soul" in Sanskrit.
CHETANA चेतना f Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of CHETAN.
CHIRANJEEVI चिरंजीवी, చిరంజీవి m Indian, Hindi, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Hindi चिरंजीवी or Telugu చిరంజీవి (see CHIRANJIVI).
CHIRANJIVI चिरंजीवी, చిరంజీవి m Indian, Hindi, Telugu
Means "long-lived, infinite" in Sanskrit.
DAMODAR दामोदर m Indian, Hindi
Modern form of DAMODARA.
DANYAL دانیال m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Turkish
Arabic, Persian, Urdu and Turkish form of DANIEL.
DARSHAN दर्शन, દર્શન, ದರ್ಶನ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada
Means "seeing, observing, understanding" in Sanskrit.
DARSHANA दर्शना f Indian, Marathi
Feminine form of DARSHAN.
DAYARAM दयाराम m Indian, Hindi
Means "compassion of Rama", from Sanskrit दया (daya) meaning "compassion" combined with the name of the god RAMA (1).
DEBDAS দেবদাস m Bengali
Bengali form of DEVADAS. This is the name of a 1917 novel by the Bengali author Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.
DEEP दीप, দীপ, દીપા, ਦੀਪ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीप, Gujarati દીપા, Bengali দীপ or Gurmukhi ਦੀਪ (see DIP).
DEEPA दीपा, দীপা, ਦੀਪਾ, தீபா, ദീപ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीपा, Gurmukhi ਦੀਪਾ, Bengali দীপা, Malayalam ദീപ or Tamil தீபா (see DIPA).
DEEPAK दीपक, দীপক, દીપક, ਦੀਪਕ, தீபக், దీపక్, ദീപക്, ದೀಪಕ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi/Nepali दीपक, Bengali দীপক, Gujarati દીપક, Gurmukhi ਦੀਪਕ, Malayalam ദീപക്, Kannada ದೀಪಕ್, Tamil தீபக் or Telugu దీపక్ (see DIPAK).
DEEPALI दीपाली f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीपाली (see DIPALI).
DEEPIKA दीपिका, தீபிகா, దీపికా, ദീപിക, ದೀಪಿಕಾ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीपिका, Kannada ದೀಪಿಕಾ, Malayalam ദീപിക, Tamil தீபிகா or Telugu దీపికా (see DIPIKA).
DEEPTI दीप्ती, ದೀಪ್ತಿ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीप्ती or Kannada ದೀಪ್ತಿ (see DIPTI).
DEO देव m Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi देव (see DEV).
DEV देव m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god".
DEVADAS देवदास m Indian, Hindi
Means "servant of the gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" and दास (dasa) meaning "servant".
DEVARAJ ದೇವರಾಜ್ m Indian, Kannada
Modern form of DEVARAJA.
DEVDAS देवदास m Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi देवदास (see DEVADAS).
DEVI देवी, தேவி f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit देवी (devi) meaning "goddess". Devi is the Hindu mother goddess who manifests herself as all other goddesses.
DEVIKA देविका f Indian, Hindi
Means "little goddess" from Sanskrit देवी (devi) meaning "goddess" and (ka) meaning "little".
DEVRAJ देवराज m Indian, Hindi
Modern form of DEVARAJA.
DHANANJAY धनंजय, धनञ्जय, धनंजय m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "winning wealth" in Sanskrit.
DHARMA धर्म, ధర్మ m Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Nepali
Means "that which is established, law, duty, virtue" in Sanskrit.
DHAVAL धवल, ધવલ m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "dazzling white" in Sanskrit.
DIKSHA दीक्षा f Indian, Hindi
Means "preparation for a religious ceremony" in Sanskrit.
DILEEP दिलीप, திலீப், దిలీప్, ദിലീപ്, ದಿಲೀಪ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दिलीप, Malayalam ദിലീപ്, Kannada ದಿಲೀಪ್, Tamil திலீப் or Telugu దిలీప్ (see DILIP).
DILIP दिलीप, দিলীপ, દિલીપ, திலீப், దిలీప్, ദിലീപ്, ದಿಲೀಪ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Modern form of DILIPA.
DINESH दिनेश, দিনেশ, દિનેશ, ਦਿਨੇਸ਼, தினேஷ், దినేష్, ദിനേശ്, ದಿನೇಶ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali
Modern form of DINESHA.
DIP दीप, দীপ, દીપા, ਦੀਪ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Masculine form of DIPA.
DIPA दीपा, দীপা, ਦੀਪਾ, தீபா, ദീപ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "light, lamp" in Sanskrit.
DIPAK दीपक, দীপক, દીપક, ਦੀਪਕ, தீபக், దీపక్, ദീപക്, ದೀಪಕ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Modern form of DIPAKA.
DIPALI दीपाली f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "row of lamps" in Sanskrit.
DIPIKA दीपिका, தீபிகா, దీపికా, ദീപിക, ದೀಪಿಕಾ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Feminine form of DIPAKA.
DIPTI दीप्ती, ದೀಪ್ತಿ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Means "brightness, light" in Sanskrit.
DISHA दिशा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "region, direction" in Sanskrit.
DIVYA दिव्या, திவ்யா, దివ్యా, ദിവ്യ, ದಿವ್ಯಾ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Means "divine, heavenly" in Sanskrit.
DIYA (1) दिया f Indian, Hindi
Means "lamp, light" in Hindi.
DRISHTI दृष्टि f Indian, Hindi
Means "sight" in Sanskrit.
DURAI துரை m Tamil
Means "chief, leader" in Tamil.
DURGA दुर्गा, துர்க, దుర్గ f & m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
Means "unattainable" in Sanskrit. Durga is a Hindu warrior goddess, the fierce, twelve-armed, three-eyed form of the wife of Shiva. She is considered an incarnation of Parvati.
DUSHYANT दुष्यन्त m Indian, Hindi
Modern form of DUSHYANTA.
ESHA एषा f Indian, Hindi
Means "desire, wish" in Sanskrit.
EZHIL எழில் m & f Tamil
Means "beauty" in Tamil.
FAHMIDA فہمیدہ f Urdu
Urdu feminine form of FAHIM.
FAREED فرید m Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic فريد or Urdu فرید (see FARID).
FAREEHA فریحہ f Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic فريحة or فرحة or Urdu فریحہ (see FARIHA).
FARHAN فرحان, ফারহান m Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "happy, cheerful" in Arabic.
FARHANA ফারহানা f Arabic, Bengali
Feminine form of FARHAN.
FARID فرید m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Azerbaijani
Means "unique, precious", derived from Arabic فرد (farada) meaning "to be unique". This was the name of a 13th-century Persian poet.
FARIHA فریحہ f Arabic, Urdu
Means "happy" in Arabic.
FARRUKH فرّخ m Urdu, Uzbek, Tajik
Urdu, Uzbek and Tajik form of FARUQ.
FEROZ فیروز m Urdu
Urdu form of FIRUZ.
FEROZE فیروز m Urdu
Alternate transcription of Urdu فیروز (see FEROZ).
GANESH गणेश, গণেশ, கணேஷ், గణేష్, ഗണേഷ്, ಗಣೇಶ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Nepali
Modern form of GANESHA.
GARGI गार्गी, গার্গী f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Meaning unknown. This was the name of a 7th-century BC Indian philosopher who appears in the Upanishads, which are parts of Hindu scripture.
GAUHAR گوہر f Urdu, Kazakh
From Persian گوهر (gohar) meaning "jewel, gemstone".
GAURI गौरी f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "white" in Sanskrit. This is a Hindu goddess, another name of Parvati the wife of Shiva, so named because of her fair complexion.
GAUTAM गौतम, গৌতম m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Modern form of GAUTAMA.
GAYATHRI காயத்ரி, గాయత్రి, ഗായത്രി, ಗಾಯತ್ರಿ f Tamil, Indian, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu
South Indian variant of GAYATRI.
GAYATRI गायत्री f Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Hindi
From Sanskrit गायत्र (gayatra) which refers to a type of song or hymn with a particular meter. It is also the name of a Hindu goddess who is a personification of this song.
GEEVARGHESE ഗീവർഗീസ്, ഗീവർഗ്ഗീസ് m Indian, Malayalam
Malayalam form of GEORGE, used by Saint Thomas Christians in the Indian state of Kerala.
GHULAM غلام m Arabic, Urdu, Pashto
Means "servant, boy" in Arabic. It is often used as the first part of compound names.
GIRISH गिरीश, ഗിരീഷ്, ಗಿರೀಶ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Modern form of GIRISHA.
GITA गीता f Indian, Hindi
Means "song" in Sanskrit. The word appears in the name of the 'Bhagavad Gita', a sacred text of Hinduism (meaning "divine song").
GOBIND गोविन्द, ਗੋਬਿੰਦ m Indian (Sikh), Hindi
Variant of GOVINDA used in northern India. This was the name of the last Sikh guru, Gobind Singh (1666-1708).
GOBINDA গোবিন্দ m Bengali
Bengali form of GOVINDA.
GOPAL गोपाल, गोपाळ, গোপাল, கோபால், గోపాల్, ಗೋಪಾಲ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Modern form of GOPALA.
GOPINATH கோபிநாத், ഗോപിനാഥ് m Tamil, Indian, Malayalam
Tamil and Malayalam form of GOPINATHA.
GOTAM गोतम m Indian, Hindi (Rare)
Modern form of GOTAMA.
GOVIND गोविन्द, गोविंद, ഗോവിന്ദ്, ಗೋವಿಂದ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada
Modern form of GOVINDA.
GOVINDA गोविंद, गोविन्द, गोविंदा, ഗോവിന്ദ, ಗೋವಿಂದ m Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada
Means "cow finder", derived from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "cow" combined with विन्द (vinda) meaning "finding". This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna.
GOWRI கௌரி, ಗೌರಿ f Tamil, Indian, Kannada
South Indian form of GAURI.
GRISHMA गरीष्म f Indian, Marathi
Means "summer" in Sanskrit.
GUL گُل m & f Urdu, Pashto
Means "flower, rose" in Urdu and Pashto, ultimately from Persian.
GULBADAN گُلبدن f Urdu (Rare)
Means "having a body like a rose" in Persian. This was the name of a daughter of the Mughal emperor Babur.
GULBAHAR گُلباحار f & m Urdu
Urdu form of GOLBAHAR.
GULNAZ گُلناز f Kazakh, Georgian, Urdu
Kazakh, Georgian and Urdu form of GOLNAZ.
GULRUKH گُلرخ f Urdu
Means "rose faced" in Persian. This was the name of a wife of the Mughal emperor Babur.
GULSHAN गुलशन, گُلشن m Indian, Hindi, Urdu
Hindi and Urdu form of GOLSHAN.
GULZAR گُلزار m & f Urdu
Urdu form of GOLZAR.
GURDEEP ਗੁਰਮੀਤ m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit गुरु (guru) meaning "teacher, guru" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
GURMEET ਗੁਰਮੀਤ m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit गुरु (guru) meaning "teacher, guru" and मित्र (mitra) meaning "friend".
HARDEEP ਹਰਦੀਪ m Indian (Sikh)
From the name of the Hindu god HARI and Sanskrit दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
HARENDRA हरेन्द्र, हरेंद्र m Indian, Hindi
Combination of the names of the Hindu gods HARI (referring to Vishnu) and INDRA.
HARI हरि, हरी, ஹரி, హరి, ഹരി, ಹರಿ m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali
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. It is also borne by the son of the Garuda, the bird-like mount of Vishnu.
HARINDER ਹਰਿੰਦਰ m & f Indian (Sikh)
Variant of HARENDRA used by Sikhs.
HARIS (1) حارث m Bosnian, Urdu, Arabic
Bosnian and Urdu form of HARITH, as well as an alternate transcription of the Arabic name.
HARISH हरीश, હરીશ, ஹரிஷ், హరీష్, ഹരീഷ്, ಹರೀಶ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Modern form of HARISHA.
HAROON ہارون m Urdu
Urdu form of HARUN.
HARSH हर्ष, હર્ષ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Northern Indian form of HARSHA.
HARSHA हर्ष, హర్ష, ಹರ್ಷ m Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Sanskrit
Means "happiness" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a 7th-century emperor of northern India. He was also noted as an author.
HARSHAD हर्षद m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit हर्ष (harsha) meaning "happiness".
HARSHADA हर्षदा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Feminine form of HARSHAD.
HARSHAL हर्षल, હર્ષલ m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit हर्ष (harsha) meaning "happiness".
HASAN حسن, হাসান m Arabic, Turkish, Persian, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Indonesian
Means "handsome", derived from Arabic حسن (hasuna) meaning "to be beautiful, to be good". Hasan was the son of Ali and the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. He was poisoned by one of his wives and is regarded as a martyr by Shia Muslims. This was also the name of two kings of Morocco. It is sometimes transcribed as Hassan, though this is a distinct name in Arabic.
HASSAN حسّان m Arabic, Persian, Urdu
Means "beautifier, improver" in Arabic. Hassan ibn Thabit was a 7th-century poet who was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad. This name is sometimes transcribed as Hasan, though the two names are spelled distinctly in Arabic.
HEMA हेमा, ஹேம, ಹೇಮ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada
Means "golden" in Sanskrit.
HUMAIRA حمیرا f Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic حميراء (see HUMAYRA).
ILA इला f Indian, Hindi
Means "earth" or "speech" in Sanskrit.
IMRAN عمران, ইমরান m Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Malay, Bengali
Arabic form of AMRAM. This is the name Muslims traditionally assign to the father of the Virgin Mary (analogous to the Christian Joachim).
IMTIAZ امتیاز m Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic إمتياز or Urdu امتیاز (see IMTIYAZ).
IMTIYAZ امتیاز m Arabic, Urdu
Means "distinction" in Arabic.
INDERJEET ਇੰਦਰਜੀਤ m & f Indian (Sikh)
Alternate transcription of Gurmukhi ਇੰਦਰਜੀਤ (see INDERJIT).
INDERJIT ਇੰਦਰਜੀਤ m & f Indian (Sikh)
Variant of INDRAJIT used by Sikhs.
INDERPAL ਇੰਦਰਪਾਲ m & f Indian (Sikh)
Means "protector of Indra" from the name of the god INDRA combined with Sanskrit पाल (pala) meaning "protector".
INDIRA इन्दिरा, इंदिरा, इन्दिरा, इंदिरा, இந்திரா, ಇಂದಿರಾ f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil
Means "beauty" in Sanskrit. This is another name of Lakshmi, the wife of the Hindu god Vishnu. A notable bearer was India's first female prime minister, Indira Gandhi (1917-1984).
INDRA इन्द्र, इंद्र, इन्द्र m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Means "possessing drops of rain" from Sanskrit इन्दु (indu) meaning "a drop" and (ra) meaning "acquiring, possessing". Indra is the name of the ancient Hindu warrior god of the sky and rain. He is the chief god in the Hindu text the Rigveda.
INDRAJIT इन्द्रजित, इंद्रजित, इन्द्रजीत, इंद्रजीत, इन्द्रजित्, ইন্দ্রজিৎ m Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Hindi
Means "conqueror of Indra" from the name of the god INDRA combined with Sanskrit जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering". In Hindu legend this is another name of Meghanada, the son of Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka. He was given this name by Brahma after he defeated Indra.
INDRANI इन्द्राणी, इंद्राणी, इन्द्राणी, ইন্দ্রানী f Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Hindi
Means "queen of INDRA" in Sanskrit. This is a Hindu goddess of jealousy and beauty, a wife of Indra.
INDU इन्दु f Indian, Hindi
Means "bright drop" in Sanskrit. This is a name for the moon.
INDUMATHI இந்துமதி f Tamil
From Sanskrit इन्दुमत् (indumat) meaning "full moon".
ISHA ईशा, ईश f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Hinduism
Means "master, lord" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form ईशा and the masculine form ईश (an epithet of the Hindu god Shiva). It is also the name of one of the Upanishads, which are parts of Hindu scripture.
ISHANI इशानी f Indian, Hindi
Means "ruling, possessing" in Sanskrit.
ISHITA इशिता f Indian, Hindi
Means "supremacy" in Sanskrit.
JAGADISH జగదీశ్, ಜಗದೀಶ್ m Indian, Kannada, Telugu
Modern form of JAGADISHA.
JAGANNATH जगन्नाथ m Indian, Hindi
Modern form of JAGANNATHA.
JAGDISH जगदीश, જગદીશ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Modern form of JAGADISHA.
JAGJIT जगजीत, ਜਗਜੀਤ m Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit जगत् (jagat) meaning "world, universe" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
JAHANGIR جہانگیر m Persian, Urdu
Means "world conqueror" in Persian. This was the name of a 17th-century Mughal emperor.
JAI जय, ஜெய் m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi जय (see JAY (2)), as well as a Tamil masculine form of JAYA.
JAIDEV जयदेव m Indian, Hindi
Modern form of JAYADEVA.
JASVINDER ਜਸਵਿੰਦਰ m & f Indian (Sikh)
Alternate transcription of Gurmukhi ਜਸਵਿੰਦਰ (see JASWINDER).
JASWINDER ਜਸਵਿੰਦਰ m & f Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit यशस् (yashas) meaning "fame, praise, glory" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA.
JAVAID جاوید m Urdu
Alternate transcription of Urdu جاوید (see JAVED).
JAVED جاوید m Persian, Urdu
Means "eternal" in Persian.
JAY (2) जय, જય m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Modern (northern Indian) masculine form of JAYA.
JAYA जया, जया, जय, ஜெயா, ஜெய, జయ f & m Hinduism, Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Hindi, Marathi
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). As a modern personal name, this transcription is both feminine and masculine in southern India, but typically only feminine in the north.
JAYADEV ಜಯದೆವ m Indian, Kannada
Modern form of JAYADEVA.
JAYANT जयन्त, जयंत, जयंत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of JAYANTA.
JAYANTA जयन्त, जयंत, জয়ন্ত m Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit जयन्त (jayanta) meaning "victorious". This is the name of a son of the Hindu god Indra, as well as other figures in Hindu mythology.
JAYANTHI ஜெயந்தி, ಜಯಂತಿ f Tamil, Indian, Kannada
Southern Indian form of JAYANTI.
JAYANTI जयन्ती, जयंती f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of JAYANTA. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
JAYASHRI जयश्री f Indian, Marathi
Means "goddess of victory" in Sanskrit.
JAYENDRA जयेन्द्र, जयेंद्र m Indian, Hindi
Means "lord of victory" from Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory" combined with the name of the god INDRA, used here to mean "lord".
JAYESH जयेश, જયેશ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "lord of victory" from Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and ईश (isha) meaning "lord, ruler".
JAYWANT जयवंत m Indian, Marathi
Means "possessing victory" in Sanskrit.
JEETENDRA जितेन्द्र, जितेंद्र m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi जितेन्द्र or Marathi जितेंद्र (see JITENDRA).
JITENDER ਜੀਤਿੰਦਰ m Indian (Sikh)
Variant of JITENDRA used by Sikhs.
JITENDRA जितेन्द्र, जितेंद्र, જિતેન્દ્ર m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "conqueror of Indra" from Sanskrit जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering" combined with the name of the god INDRA.
JOTHI ஜோதி f & m Tamil
Tamil form of JYOTI.
JYOTHI జ్యోతి, ജ്യോതി f & m Indian, Telugu, Malayalam
Telugu and Malayalam form of JYOTI.
JYOTI ज्योती, ज्योति, জ্যোতি f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit ज्योतिस् (jyotis) meaning "light". This is a transcription of both the feminine form ज्योती and the masculine form ज्योति.
JYOTSANA ज्योत्सना f Indian, Hindi
Variant of JYOTSNA.
JYOTSNA ज्योत्स्ना f Indian, Hindi
Means "moonlight" in Sanskrit.
KAILASH कैलाश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
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, Hindi, Marathi
Means "kohl, collyrium, lotion for the eyes" in Sanskrit.
KALA (1) கலா f Tamil
Means "art form, virtue" in Sanskrit.
KALI काली, কালী, காளி f & m Hinduism, Bengali, Tamil
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. As a personal name, it is generally masculine in India.
KALIDAS कालिदास m Indian, Hindi
Modern form of KALIDASA.
KALPANA कल्पना, கல்பனா, కల్పనా, ಕಲ್ಪನಾ f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Nepali
Means "imagining, fantasy" in Sanskrit.
KALYAN कल्याण, কল্যাণ, కళ్యాణ్ m Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu
Means "beautiful, lovely, auspicious" in Sanskrit.
KALYANA కళ్యాణ m Indian, Telugu
Variant of KALYAN.
KALYANI कल्याणी, కల్యాణి f Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi
Means "beautiful, lovely, auspicious" in Sanskrit. 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 goddess Parvati.
KAMAKSHI कामाक्षी f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit काम (kama) meaning "love, desire" and अक्षि (akshi) meaning "eye". This is the name of a Hindu fertility goddess. She is considered to be an incarnation of Parvati.
KAMAL (2) कमल, কমল, કમલ, ਕਮਲ, கமல், కమల్, കമൽ, ಕಮಲ್ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
Modern masculine form of KAMALA.
KAMALA कमला, कमला, कमल, கமலா, కమలా, ಕಮಲಾ f & m Hinduism, Tamil, Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Nepali
Means "lotus" or "pale red" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form कमला and the masculine form कमल. This is the name of one of the Krittikas, or Pleiades, in Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata'. It is also another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.