Marathi Names

Marathi names are used by the Marathi people in western India. See also about Indian names.
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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).
ABHAY अभय m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "fearless" in Sanskrit.
ABHIJEET अभिजीत, अभिजित m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi अभिजीत or अभिजित or Bengali অভিজিৎ (see ABHIJIT).
ABHIJIT अभिजीत, अभिजित m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
From Sanskrit अभिजित (abhijita) meaning "victorious". This is the Sanskrit name for the star Vega.
ABHINAV अभिनव m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu
Means "young, fresh" in Sanskrit.
ABHISHEK अभिषेक m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "anointing" in Sanskrit.
ADITI अदिती 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 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.
AISHWARYA ऐश्वर्या 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 m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "unconquered", from Sanskrit (a) meaning "not" and जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest".
AJEET अजित m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Hindi अजीत, Marathi अजित, Gurmukhi ਅਜੀਤ or Bengali অজিত (see AJIT).
AJIT अजित 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.
AKASH आकाश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Means "open space, sky" in Sanskrit.
AKSHAY अक्षय m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada
Means "undecaying" in Sanskrit.
AMAR (1) अमर m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Means "immortal" in Sanskrit.
AMIT (1) अमित 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).
ANAND आनंद m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "happiness, bliss" in Sanskrit.
ANANT अनंत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of ANANTA.
ANIKET अनिकेत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "homeless" in Sanskrit.
ANIL अनिल 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.
ANIRUDDHA अनिरुद्ध 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".
ANITA (2) अनीता f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Feminine form of ANIT.
ANJALI अंजली f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "salutation" in Sanskrit.
ANKIT अंकित m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "marked" in Sanskrit.
ANKITA अंकिता f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Feminine form of ANKIT.
ANKUR अंकुर m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "sapling, sprout, shoot" in Sanskrit.
ANOOP अनूप 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 m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam
Means "watery" in Sanskrit.
APARNA अपर्णा 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.
ARATI आरती f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi आरती (see AARTI).
ARAVIND अरविन्द, अरविंद m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit.
ARCHANA अर्चना f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "honouring, praising" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu ritual.
ARJUN अर्जुन 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 m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Gujarati, Punjabi
Modern form of ARUNA.
ASHA (1) आशा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit आशा (asha) meaning "wish, desire, hope".
ASHOK अशोक m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Modern form of ASHOKA.
ASHWIN अश्विन 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.
AVANI अवनी f Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "earth" in Sanskrit.
AVINASH अविनाश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada
Means "indestructable" in Sanskrit.
BHARAT भरत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of BHARATA.
BHASKAR भास्कर m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada
Modern form of BHASKARA.
BHAVANA भावना f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Means "producing, manifesting" in Sanskrit.
BHAVNA भावना f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi भावना, Kannada ಭಾವನಾ or Malayalam ഭാവന (see BHAVANA).
BIPIN बिपिन m Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Variant of VIPIN.
BRIJESH ब्रिजेश m Indian, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi
Modern form of BRIJESHA.
CHANDRA चंद्रा 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 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.
CHETAN चेतन m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada
Means "visible, conscious, soul" in Sanskrit.
CHETANA चेतना f Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of CHETAN.
DARSHAN दर्शन m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada
Means "seeing, observing, understanding" in Sanskrit.
DARSHANA दर्शना f Indian, Marathi
Feminine form of DARSHAN.
DEEP दीप m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीप, Gujarati દીપા, Bengali দীপ or Gurmukhi ਦੀਪ (see DIP).
DEEPA दीपा 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 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 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 f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीप्ती or Kannada ದೀಪ್ತಿ (see DIPTI).
DEV देव m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god".
DHANANJAY धनंजय m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "winning wealth" in Sanskrit.
DHAVAL धवल m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "dazzling white" in Sanskrit.
DILEEP दिलीप 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 m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Modern form of DILIPA.
DIP दीप m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Masculine form of DIPA.
DIPA दीपा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "light, lamp" in Sanskrit.
DIPALI दीपाली f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "row of lamps" in Sanskrit.
DIPIKA दीपिका f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Feminine form of DIPAKA.
DIPTI दीप्ती f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Means "brightness, light" in Sanskrit.
DISHA दिशा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "region, direction" in Sanskrit.
DIVYA दिव्या f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Means "divine, heavenly" in Sanskrit.
GANESH गणेश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Nepali
Modern form of GANESHA.
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 m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Modern form of GAUTAMA.
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.
GIRISH गिरीश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Modern form of GIRISHA.
GOPAL गोपाळ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Modern form of GOPALA.
GOVIND गोविंद m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada
Modern form of GOVINDA.
GOVINDA गोविंदा 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.
GRISHMA गरीष्म f Indian, Marathi
Means "summer" in Sanskrit.
HARI हरी 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.
HARISH हरीश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Modern form of HARISHA.
HARSH हर्ष m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Northern Indian form of HARSHA.
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 m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Derived from Sanskrit हर्ष (harsha) meaning "happiness".
HEMA हेमा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada
Means "golden" in Sanskrit.
INDIRA इंदिरा 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).
ISHA ईशा 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.
JAGDISH जगदीश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Modern form of JAGADISHA.
JAI जय m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi जय (see JAY (2)), as well as a Tamil masculine form of JAYA.
JAY (2) जय m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Modern (northern Indian) masculine form of JAYA.
JAYA जया 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.
JAYANT जयंत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of JAYANTA.
JAYASHRI जयश्री f Indian, Marathi
Means "goddess of victory" in Sanskrit.
JAYESH जयेश 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 जितेंद्र m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi जितेन्द्र or Marathi जितेंद्र (see JITENDRA).
JITENDRA जितेंद्र m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "conqueror of Indra" from Sanskrit जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering" combined with the name of the god INDRA.
JYOTI ज्योती, ज्योति 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.
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.
KALPANA कल्पना f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Nepali
Means "imagining, fantasy" in Sanskrit.
KALYANI कल्याणी 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.
KAMAL (2) कमल m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
Modern masculine form of KAMALA.
KAPIL कपिल m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of KAPILA.
KARAN करण m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi
Means "clever, skillful" in Sanskrit.
KARTIK कार्तिक m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From Sanskrit कृत्तिका (krittika), the name for the constellation of the Pleiades.
KAVITA कविता f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "poem" in Sanskrit.
KIRAN किरण f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Gujarati, Nepali, Urdu
Derived from Sanskrit किरण (kirana) which can mean "dust" or "thread" or "sunbeam".
KISHOR किशोर m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit किशोर (kishora) meaning "colt".
KISHORE किशोर m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi किशोर, Tamil கிஷோர் or Telugu కిశోర్ (see KISHOR).
KISHORI किशोरी f Indian, Marathi
Feminine form of KISHOR.
KRISHNA कृष्ण m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
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. Krishna however was saved and he eventually killed the king as well as performing many other great feats. In some Hindu traditions, Krishna is regarded as the supreme deity. He is usually depicted with blue skin.
KSHITIJ क्षितिज m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "born of the earth" or "horizon" in Sanskrit.
KSHITIJA क्षितिजा f Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of KSHITIJ.
KUNAL कुणाल m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi
Modern form of KUNALA.
LAKSHMAN लक्ष्मण m Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
Modern form of LAKSHMANA.
LAKSHMI लक्ष्मी f & m Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi
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.
LALIT ललित m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Masculine form of LALITA.
LALITA ललिता f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "playful, charming, desirable" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of one of the playmates of the young Krishna. It is also another name of the goddess Parvati.
LATA लता f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "vine, creeping plant" in Sanskrit.
LAXMAN लक्ष्मण m Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Marathi/Hindi लक्ष्मण or Telugu లక్ష్మణ్ (see LAKSHMAN).
LAXMI लक्ष्मी f & m Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi, Nepali
Alternate transcription of Telugu లక్ష్మి or Marathi/Hindi लक्ष्मी (see LAKSHMI), as well as the most common Nepali transcription.
MADHAV माधव m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Nepali
Modern form of MADHAVA.
MADHAVI माधवी f Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of MADHAVA. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
MADHU मधु f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu
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, Hindi, Marathi
Means "bee, honey-maker" in Sanskrit.
MADHURI माधुरी f Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada
Means "sweetness" in Sanskrit.
MAHENDRA महेंद्र m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA. This was the name of a son of the 3rd-century BC Indian emperor Ashoka. He is credited with introducing Buddhism to Sri Lanka.
MAHESH महेश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Nepali
Modern form of MAHESHA.
MANISH मनीष m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, Nepali
From Sanskrit मनीषा (manisha) meaning "thought, wisdom".
MANISHA मनीषा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Feminine form of MANISH.
MANJUSHA मंजुषा f Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "small box, small chest" in Sanskrit.
MAYA (1) माया f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
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, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "peacock" in Sanskrit.
MEENA मीना f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi मीना or Tamil மீனா (see MINA (2)).
MEERA मीरा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi मीरा, Malayalam മീര, Tamil மீரா or Kannada ಮೀರಾ (see MIRA (1)).
MINA (2) मीना f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Means "fish" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the daughter of the Hindu goddess Ushas as well as the daughter of the god Kubera.
MIRA (1) मीरा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
Means "sea, ocean" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a 16th-century Indian princess who devoted her life to the god Krishna.
MOHAN मोहन m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Modern form of MOHANA.
MOHINI मोहिनी f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "infatuating" in Sanskrit. This was the name adopted by the Hindu god Vishnu when he took the form of a woman.
MUKESH मुकेश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Modern form of MUKESHA.
MUKTA मुक्ता f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "liberated, set free" in Sanskrit.
NAMRATA नम्रता f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "bowing, humility" in Sanskrit.
NANDITA नंदिता f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From Sanskrit नन्द (nanda) meaning "joy".
NARAYAN नारायण m Indian, Hindi, Nepali, Marathi, Odia, Bengali
Modern northern Indian form of NARAYANA.
NARENDRA नरेंद्र m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu
Means "lord of men" from Sanskrit नर (nara) meaning "man" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA, used here to mean "lord".
NAVEEN नवीन m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi नवीन, Kannada ನವೀನ್, Telugu నవీన్, Tamil நவீன் or Malayalam നവീൻ (see NAVIN).
NAVIN नवीन m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam
Means "new" in Sanskrit.
NEELAM नीलम f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi नीलम (see NILAM).
NEELIMA नीलिमा f Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Marathi/Hindi नीलिमा or Telugu నీలిమ (see NILIMA).
NEERAJ नीरज m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi नीरज or Gujarati નીરજ (see NIRAJ).
NEHA नेहा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu
Possibly from Sanskrit स्नेह (sneha) meaning "love, tenderness".
NIKETA निकेता f Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Variant of NIKITA (2).
NIKHIL निखिल m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil
Means "whole, entire" in Sanskrit.
NIKITA (2) निकिता f Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit निकेत (niketa) meaning "house, habitation".
NILAM नीलम f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "dark blue, sapphire" in Sanskrit.
NILIMA नीलिमा f Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu
Means "dark blue" in Sanskrit.
NINAD निनाद m Indian, Marathi
Means "sound, hum" in Sanskrit.
NIRAJ नीरज m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Nepali
Means "water-born, lotus" in Sanskrit.
NIRAV नीरव m Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
Means "quiet, silent" in Sanskrit.
NIRMAL निर्मल m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Nepali
Means "clean, pure" in Sanskrit.
NIRMALA निर्मला f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Nepali, Indonesian
Feminine form of NIRMAL.
NISHA निशा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Bengali, Nepali
Means "night" in Sanskrit.
NISHANT निशांत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "night's end, dawn" in Sanskrit.
NITIN नितीन m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada
From Sanskrit नीति (niti) meaning "guidance, moral conduct".
OM ओम m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From the Sanskrit ओम् (om), considered to be a sacred syllable because it represents the range of sounds that can be made by the human voice.
PALLAVI पल्लवी f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
Feminine form of PALLAV.
PANKAJ पंकज m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali
Modern form of PANKAJA.
PARTH पार्थ m Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi
Modern form of PARTHA.
POOJA पूजा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi/Nepali पूजा, Gujarati પૂજા, Bengali পূজা, Gurmukhi ਪੂਜਾ, Telugu పూజా, Malayalam പൂജ, Tamil பூஜா or Kannada ಪೂಜಾ (see PUJA).
POORNIMA पूर्णिमा f Tamil, Indian, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Tamil பூர்ணிமா, Kannada ಪೂರ್ಣಿಮಾ or Hindi/Marathi पूर्णिमा (see PURNIMA).
PRABHAKAR प्रभाकर m Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Hindi
Modern form of PRABHAKARA.
PRACHI प्राची f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
From Sanskrit प्राच्य (prachya) meaning "eastern, ancient".
PRADEEP प्रदीप m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Nepali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi प्रदीप, Bengali প্রদিপ, Malayalam പ്രദീപ്, Kannada ಪ್ರದೀಪ್, Telugu ప్రదీప్, Tamil பிரதீப் or Nepali प्रदिप (see PRADIP).
PRADIP प्रदीप m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit प्रदीप (pradipa) meaning "light, lantern".
PRAKASH प्रकाश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati, Bengali, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit प्रकाश (prakasha) meaning "light, bright, shining".
PRAMOD प्रमोद m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Modern form of PRAMODA.
PRANAV प्रणव m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
This is the Sanskrit word referring to ओम् (om), the Hindu sacred syllable.
PRANAY प्रणय m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "leader, guidance, love" in Sanskrit.
PRASAD प्रसाद m Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Odia, Bengali, Nepali
Means "brightness, clearness, graciousness, offering" in Sanskrit. This is a word referring to an offering of food made to a deity.
PRATAP प्रताप m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "heat, splendour, glory" in Sanskrit.
PRATEEK प्रतीक m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi प्रतीक, Gujarati પ્રતિક or Bengali প্রতীক (see PRATIK).
PRATIBHA प्रतिभा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "light, splendour, intelligence" in Sanskrit.
PRATIK प्रतीक m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "look, appearance" in Sanskrit.
PRATIMA प्रतिमा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "image, likeness, reflection" in Sanskrit.
PRAVEEN प्रवीण m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi प्रवीण, Gujarati પ્રવીણ, Kannada ಪ್ರವೀಣ್, Telugu ప్రవీణ్, Tamil பிரவீண் or Malayalam പ്രവീൺ (see PRAVIN).
PRAVEENA प्रवीणा f Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi
Alternate transcription of PRAVINA.
PRAVIN प्रवीण m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam
Means "skilled" in Sanskrit.
PRAVINA प्रवीणा f Indian, Marathi, Tamil
Feminine form of PRAVIN.
PREETI प्रीती f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Alternate transcription of Hindi प्रीति or प्रीती, Marathi प्रीती or Gujarati પ્રીતિ (see PRITI).
PREM प्रेम m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "love, affection" in Sanskrit.
PREMA प्रेमा f Tamil, Indian, Kannada, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of PREM.
PRITI प्रीती f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "pleasure, joy, love" in Sanskrit.
PRIYA प्रिया f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali
Means "beloved" in Sanskrit. In Hindu legend this is the name of a daughter of King Daksha.
PRIYANKA प्रियांका f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali
From Sanskrit प्रियंकर (priyankara) meaning "agreeable, amiable".
PUJA पूजा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Means "honour, worship" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu ritual of reverence.
PUNEET पुनीत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi पुनीत (see PUNIT).
PUNIT पुनीत m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "cleaned, purified" in Sanskrit.
PUNITA पुनीता f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Feminine form of PUNIT.
PURNIMA पूर्णिमा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada
Means "full moon" in Sanskrit.
PURUSHOTTAM पुरुषोत्तम m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of PURUSHOTTAMA.
PUSHPA पुष्पा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Means "flower" in Sanskrit.
RACHANA रचना f Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Nepali
Means "creation, preparation" in Sanskrit.
RACHNA रचना f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi रचना (see RACHANA).
RADHA राधा f & m Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi
Means "success" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the favourite consort of the Hindu god Krishna.
RADHIKA राधिका f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
Variant of RADHA.
RAHUL राहुल m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu
Possibly means "able, efficient" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a son of Gautama Buddha.
RAJ राज m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "empire, royalty", from Sanskrit राज्य (rajya).
RAJA (2) राजा m Urdu, Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi, Indonesian
Means "king, ruler", from Sanskrit राजन् (rajan).
RAJANI रजनी f & m Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Hindi, Nepali
Means "the dark one" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Kali or Durga.
RAJEEV राजीव m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi/Nepali राजीव, Malayalam രാജീവ് or Tamil ராஜிவ் (see RAJIV).
RAJENDRA राजेंद्र m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Nepali
Means "lord of kings", derived from Sanskrit राज (raja) meaning "king" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA, used here to mean "lord". This was the name of two 11th-century rulers of the Chola empire in southern India.
RAJESH राजेश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "ruler of kings" from Sanskrit राज (raja) meaning "king" and ईश (isha) meaning "lord, ruler".
RAJIV राजीव m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
Means "striped" in Sanskrit. This is used to refer to the blue lotus in Hindu texts.
RAKESH राकेश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Means "lord of the full moon" from Sanskrit राका (raka) meaning "full moon" and ईश (isha) meaning "lord, ruler".
RAMESH रमेश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Nepali
Modern transcription of RAMESHA.
RANI (1) राणी f Indian, Telugu, Hindi, Marathi
Means "queen" in Sanskrit.
RANJEET रञ्जित, रण्जीत, रणजित, रणजीत, रंजीत, रन्जित m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi रञ्जित or रण्जीत or रणजित or रणजीत or रंजीत or रन्जित or Bengali রঞ্জিত (see RANJIT).
RANJIT रञ्जित, रण्जीत, रणजित, रणजीत, रंजीत, रन्जित m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Means "coloured, pleased, delighted" in Sanskrit. A famous bearer was Ranjit Singh (1780-1839), the founder of a Sikh kingdom that covered most of the Punjab and Kashmir.
RASHMI रश्मी f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
Means "ray of sunlight" or "rope" in Sanskrit.
RATAN रतन m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Variant of RATNA.
RAVI रवि m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Means "sun" in Sanskrit. Ravi is a Hindu god of the sun, sometimes equated with Surya. A famous bearer was the musician Ravi Shankar (1920-2012).
RAVINDRA रवींद्र m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada
Means "lord of the sun" from Sanskrit रवि (ravi) meaning "sun" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA, used here to mean "lord". This is another name for the Hindu god Surya.
REENA रीना f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi रीना (see RINA (3)).
RICHA ऋचा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Bengali
Means "praise, verse, sacred text" in Sanskrit.
RINA (3) रीना f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Possibly from Sanskrit रीण (rina) meaning "melted".
RISHI ऋषी m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Nepali
Means "sage, poet" in Sanskrit, perhaps ultimately deriving from a root meaning "to see".
RITU रितु f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "season, period" in Sanskrit.
RIYA रिया f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Means "singer" in Sanskrit.
ROHAN (1) रोहन m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada
Derived from Sanskrit रोहण (rohana) meaning "ascending".
ROHIT रोहित m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit रोहित (rohita) meaning "red".
ROSHAN रोशन m & f Persian, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Means "light, bright" in Persian.
ROSHNI रोशनी, रोश्नी f Indian, Marathi, Hindi
From Hindi and Marathi रौशनी (raushani) meaning "light, brightness", ultimately of Persian origin.
RUPA रूपा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Nepali
Means "shape, form" in Sanskrit.
SACHIN सचिन m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu
From Sanskrit सत्य (satya) meaning "true, real". A famous bearer is the retired Indian cricket player Sachin Tendulkar (1973-).
SAKSHI साक्षी f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "witness" in Sanskrit.
SAMEER (2) समीर m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi समीर, Bengali সমীর or Gujarati સમીર (see SAMIR (2)).
SAMEERA (2) समीरा f Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Telugu సమీరా or Marathi/Hindi समीरा (see SAMIRA (2)).
SAMIR (2) समीर m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Means "wind, air" in Sanskrit.
SAMIRA (2) समीरा f Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu
Feminine form of SAMIR (2).
SANDEEP संदीप m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Nepali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi संदीप, Bengali সন্দীপ, Gurmukhi ਸੰਦੀਪ, Gujarati સંદિપ, Kannada ಸಂದೀಪ್, Malayalam സന്ദീപ്, Telugu సందీప్, Tamil சந்தீப் or Nepali सन्दीप (see SANDIP).
SANDHYA संध्या f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam
Means "twilight" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the daughter of the Hindu god Brahma.
SANDIP संदीप m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Nepali
Means "blazing" in Sanskrit.
SANJANA संजना f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "uniting, joining" in Sanskrit.
SANJEEV संजीव m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi संजीव, Gujarati સંજીવ, Gurmukhi ਸੰਜੀਵ, Telugu సంజీవ్ or Kannada ಸಂಜೀವ್ (see SANJIV).
SANJIV संजीव m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada
Derived from Sanskrit संजीव (sanjiva) meaning "living, reviving".
SARASWATI सरस्वती f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "possessing water" from Sanskrit सरस् (saras) meaning "fluid, water, lake" and वती (vati) meaning "having". This is the name of a Hindu river goddess, also associated with learning and the arts, who is the wife of Brahma.
SARIKA सारिका f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From a Sanskrit word referring to a type of thrush (species Turdus salica) or myna bird (species Gracula religiosa).
SARITA (2) सरिता f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Means "flowing" in Sanskrit.
SARVESH सरवेश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "ruler of all" from Sanskrit सर्व (sarva) meaning "all" and ईश (isha) meaning "ruler, lord".
SATISH सतीश m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu
Modern form of SATISHA.
SAVITRI सावित्री f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "relating to the sun" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a hymn dedicated to Savitr, a Hindu sun god, and it is also the name of his daughter. It is borne by several other characters in Hindu epics, including a wife of Brahma, a wife of Shiva, and a daughter of Daksha. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' it is borne by King Satyavan's wife, who successfully pleas with Yama, the god of death, to restore her husband to life.
SEEMA सीमा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi सीमा (see SIMA (2)).
SHAKUNTALA शकुंतला f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit शकुन्त (shakunta) meaning "bird". This is the name of a character in Hindu legend, her story adapted by Kalidasa for the 5th-century play 'Abhijnanashakuntalam'. It tells how Shakuntala, who was raised in the forest by birds, meets and marries the king Dushyanta. After a curse is laid upon them Dushyanta loses his memory and they are separated, but eventually the curse is broken after the king sees the signet ring he gave her.
SHANKAR शंकर m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Nepali
Modern transcription of SHANKARA.
SHANTA शांता f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Means "pacified, calm" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana' this is the name of a daughter of King Dasharatha.
SHANTANU शंतनु m Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Means "wholesome" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a king of Hastinapura.
SHANTI शांती f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Means "quiet, peace, tranquility" in Sanskrit.
SHARMILA शर्मिला f Tamil, Indian, Marathi
Means "protection, comfort, joy" in Sanskrit.
SHASHI शशि, शशी m & f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu
Traditional name for the moon, it literally means "having a hare" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form शशि and the feminine form शशी.
SHEELA शीला f Indian, Marathi, Kannada, Hindi, Tamil
Alternate transcription of SHILA.
SHEKHAR शेखर m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati
Means "crest, peak" in Sanskrit.
SHILA शीला f Indian, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit शील (shila) meaning "conduct, disposition, character".
SHIV शिव m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi
Northern Indian form of SHIVA (1).
SHOBHA शोभा f Indian, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit शोभा (shobha) meaning "brilliance".
SHREYA श्रेया f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Means "superior, best" in Sanskrit.
SHRINIVAS श्रीनिवास m Indian, Marathi
Means "the abode of Shri" from the name of the Hindu goddess SHRI combined with Sanskrit निवास (nivasa) meaning "abode, house".
SHWETA श्वेता f Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati
Means "white" in Sanskrit.
SHYAM श्याम m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Nepali
Modern masculine form of SHYAMA.
SHYAMALA श्यामला f Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Marathi
Feminine form of SHYAMAL.
SIDDHARTH सिद्धार्थ m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Modern form of SIDDHARTHA.
SIDDHI सिद्धि f Indian, Marathi
Means "accomplishment, success, attainment" in Sanskrit, referring to spiritual or psychic powers attained through meditation or yoga.
SIMA (2) सीमा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "boundary, limit" in Sanskrit.
SNEHA स्नेहा f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada
Means "love, tenderness" in Sanskrit.
SONAL सोनल f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
From Hindi सोना (sona), Marathi सोन (son) or Gujarati સોનું (sonum) meaning "gold", all derived from Sanskrit सुवर्ण (suvarna) meaning literally "good colour".
SONAM सोनम f & m Tibetan, Bhutanese, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "virtuous, good karma, fortunate" in Tibetan.
SUBHASH सुभाष m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "eloquent", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with भाषा (bhasha) meaning "speech".
SUDARSHAN सुदर्शन m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
Means "beautiful, good-looking" in Sanskrit, derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with दर्शन (darshana) meaning "seeing, observing".
SUDHIR सुधीर m Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu
Derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good, very" combined with धीर (dhira) meaning "wise, considerate".
SUJAY सुजय m Bengali, Indian, Marathi
Means "great victory", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with जय (jaya) meaning "victory".
SULABHA सुलभा f Indian, Marathi
Means "easy, simple, natural" in Sanskrit.
SUMAN सुमन m & f Bengali, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Nepali
Means "well-disposed, good mind", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with मनस् (manas) meaning "mind".
SUMEET सुमित m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi सुमित, Bengali সুমিত or Gurmukhi ਸੁਮਿਤ (see SUMIT).
SUMIT सुमित m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi
Means "well measured" in Sanskrit.
SUNIL सुनील m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
From Sanskrit सु (su) meaning "good, very" combined with नील (nila) meaning "dark blue".
SUNITA सुनीता f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Means "well conducted, wise", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with नीत (nita) meaning "conducted, led". In Hindu legend this is the name of the daughter of King Anga of Bengal.
SURAJ सूरज m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Nepali
Means "sun" in several northern Indian languages, derived from Sanskrit सूर्य (surya).