Indian Submitted Names

Indian names are used in India and in Indian communities throughout the world. See also about Indian names.
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AABHAfIndian, Hindi
Means "glow, luster, brilliance" in Hindi. See Abha.
AABHARANAfIndian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Abharana.
AADESHmIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit आदेश (ādeśa) meaning "order, mandate, injunction".
Means "original power" or "first creator" in Sanskrit.
Means "first, most important" in Sanskrit. It can also be used as a diminutive of Aditya.
Combination of Aadi and Deva.
AADILmUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Adil.
AADINm & fSanskrit, Tamil (Modern)
Means "whole day" in Sanskrit.
AADISHmIndian, Hindi (Rare), Marathi (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit आदिश् (aadiś) meaning "design, intention, aim".
Variant of Adit.
AADRIKAfSanskrit, Indian
Means "mountain" or "celestial" in Sanskrit.
AADYAfBengali (Hindu)
Means "first" or "earth" in Bengali.
AAFIAfUrdu (Rare), Indian (Muslim, Rare)
From Arabic عافية (ʿāfiya) meaning "health, well-being, freedom from illness".
AAFREENfIndian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Afreen used by Muslims in India.
AAGNEYmHinduism, Indian
Modern transcription of Agneya.
AAGNEYAm & fIndian
Variant of Agneya.
AAHLADmIndian (Rare), Telugu (Rare)
Possibly from Sanskrit आह्लाद (aahlaad) meaning "exultancy, hilarity, rejoicing".
Means "exist" in Hindi.
AAINAfUrdu, Indian, Hindi
Derived from Urdu آئینہ (ā'īnā) or Hindi आईना (āīnā) both meaning "mirror", ultimately from Persian آئینه (â’ine).
AAKANKSHmHindi, Indian
Means "desire, wish" in Sanskrit. (See feminine form Akanksha)
AAKASHmHindi, Indian
Means "sky" in Hindi. See Akash.
Variant of Akriti.
Variant of Alok.
AAMERmUrdu, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of 'Aamir.
AAMILAHfUrdu, Arabic
Means "worker" in Arabic. It may also mean "one who hopes", making it related to Amal (1).
AAMISHmIndian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali, Marathi
Means "bait, lure, something that tempts" in Sanskrit.
AANJJANmIndian (Rare)
Rare variant of Anjan. A known bearer is Aanjjan Srivastav (1976-), an Indian actor.
From a Sanskrit word meaning "inexhaustible"
AARAfSanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu
Means "saw, awl, shoemaker's knife" in Sanskrit.
AARADHYAm & fIndian
Variant of Aradhya.
AARAHfIndian (Muslim), English
Variant of Aara, though it may also be used as a feminine form of Aaron.
AARANIf & mIndian, Tamil
Variant of Arani.
AARAVmSanskrit, Indian
Means "peaceful melody" or "calm noise" in Sanskrit.
AARAYAf & mIndian (Rare)
Variant of Arya.
AARIFAfArabic, Indian (Muslim)
Feminine form of Arif.
AARINIfIndian (Rare), Bengali (Rare), Hindi
Means "adventurous, courageous" in Hindi.
Means "first ray of sun" in Hindi.
AARSHEYAm & fIndian (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit आर्षेय (arśeya) meaning "of sacred descent" or "respectable, venerable".
AARUSHmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अरुषी (aruśi) meaning "dawn".
AARUSHEEfIndian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Aarushi.
AARUSHIfIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Feminine form of Aarush.
AARYAf & mIndian, Marathi
Variant of Arya.
AASHISmSanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam
Means "blessings" in Sanskrit.
AASHISHmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Variant transcription of Ashish.
AASHIYAfIndian (Rare)
Means "nest, small dwelling" in Hindi.
Means "shelter" in Hindi.
Means "the protected one" in Sanskrit.
AASHRITHAfSanskrit, Hindi, Telugu
Means "someone who gives shelter" in Sanskrit.
Means "blessed and victorious" or "little mare" in Hindi.
Means "faith" in Hindi.
AASTIKIfSanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Nepali, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Assamese
Means "one who believes in a god or gods; theist" in Sanskrit.
AATISHmIndian, Hindi (Rare), Marathi (Rare), Punjabi (Rare)
From Hindi आतिश (ātiś) meaning "fire, flame", of Persian origin.
AATMAJAfSanskrit, Indian
Means "daughter" in Sanskrit.
AATREYmHindi (Rare)
Meaning unknown.
AAVYAfSanskrit, Indian, Hinduism
Means "to animate, to drive, to protect" in Sanskrit.
Variant of Aayushi.
Means "one with long life" in Hindu.
ABANIfSanskrit, Indian
Means "earth" in Sanskrit.
ABDU-SALAMmArabic (Rare), Indian (Rare)
Combination of عبد ال ('Abd al) meaning "servant of the" and سَلآم (salaam) meaning "peace".
ABHARANmIndian (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit आभरण (ābharaṇa) meaning "ornament, decoration".
ABHARANAfIndian (Rare)
Feminine form of Abharan.
ABHAYAfSanskrit, Indian
Means "fearless" in Sanskrit.
Means "now" in Hindi.
Means "recognition" in Hindi.
From Sanskrit अभिजात (abhijāta), meaning "aristocrat".
Means "handsome son".
Means "actor" in Hindi.
ABHINITmHindi (?)
Means "acted (as in a play)" in Hindi.
Means "one who delights".
ABHISHRIfSanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Marathi
Meaning, "surrounded by/with glory."
Indian form of Abel.
The name comes from the Guru Granth Sahib Ji and it means to be imperishable or lasting forever.
ABIRmBengali, Indian
Refers to abir (or gulal), which is a type of coloured powder used during the Hindu Holi festival. The word itself is ultimately derived from Arabic عَبِير‎ (ʿabīr) meaning "scent, perfume".
Tamil form of Abhishek.
ABUZARmTatar, Indian (Muslim), Pakistani, Chechen
Derived from Arabic أَبُو (ʾabū) meaning "father" and Persian زر (zar) "gold" or Arabic ذَرّ (ḏarr) "pounding, grinding, scattering".
Shortened version of ABRAHAM. Became a popular name in Kerala, India after 1980's because of a trend in shortening traditional names.
ACALAfIndian (Modern, Rare), Sanskrit (Modern, Rare)
Means "immovable, steady; constant; unceasing", from Sanskrit a "without" and cala "moving".
Malayalam form of Rebecca.
ACHALAfIndian, Sanskrit
Derived from Sanskrit achala "constant; unceasing" and "the earth".
ADASmIndian (Anglicized, Modern, Archaic)
Means "free man, not a slave" in Sanskrit.
ADEELmUrdu, Punjabi
Variant transcription of Adil.
ADESHmIndian, Marathi, Hindi, Punjabi
Derived from Sanskrit आदेश (ādeśa) meaning "order, mandate".
Means "sun" in Tamil.
Means "the supreme lord".
Short form of Aditya.
ADIMATAfIndian, Hindi
Means "the primal mother", from adi "primeval, first" and mata "mother".
Means "the primordial master", "the first lord" or "the Supreme Lord", from adi "primeval, first" and natha "master".
ADITmIndian, Sanskrit
Means "at/from the beginning" in Sanskrit. It's also another word for "sun" in Sanskrit.
ADITHYAmIndian, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam
South Indian form of Aditya.
Possibly after the famous yogi with the chosen surname of Adityanath.
Means "rock" or "hard".
Indian name meaning "stone, mountain", and by extension "cloud". Some ancient Hindu beliefs claimed that mountains were solidified clouds.
ADRIJAfIndian (Rare)
Means "daughter of the mountain". This is an epithet of Parvati.
ADRIKAfIndian, Hinduism
Means "small mountain" in Sanskrit. According to the Mahabharata, Adrika is an apsara (a female spirit of clouds and waters) who was the mother of Matsya and Satyavati.
ADVAIDHmIndian (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit अद्वैध (advaidha) meaning "united, unified" (literally "not divided into two parts, not disunited").
ADVAITmSanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism
Means "not dual" in Sanskrit. One of its forms advaita is a branch of Hinduism called advaita vedanta.
ADVAITIfIndian (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit अद्वैती (advaitī) meaning "oneness, single, unique" (literally "one without a second, without duality").
ADVAYmHinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Assamese, Nepali
MEANING : not two ,without a second, only, unique, non-duality, unity, identity (especially the identity of ब्रह्म{ Brahm}, with the human soul or with the universe, or of spirit and matter) ,the ultimate truth... [more]
ADVIKmHindi, Indian
Means "unique" in Tamil.
ADVIKAfIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Derived from Sanskrit अद्वैत (ádvaita) meaning "unrivalled, unique".
There are two siddhantas (schools of thoughts) dwait and adwait. Dwait specifies duality in the universe whereas adwait specifies unity ie all is one there is no difference.
AFRIDAfBengali, Indonesian
Of unknown origin and meaning.
AFSHANfUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Persian افسانه (afsâne) meaning "tale, story" (see Afsaneh).
Derived from the Hindu God 'Agni' (and through Sanskrit-Latin connections leads to modern day English words such as ignite).... [more]
AGNEYAf & mIndian
Means "child of Agni" in Sanskrit.
AGNIPRAVAmSanskrit, Indian
Means "Bright as fire" in Sanskrit.
Feminine variant of Agni.
AGRIYAm & fIndian, Hinduism
First Best, Prime... [more]
AHAMEDmIndian (Muslim), Tamil, Bengali, Sinhalese
Variant of Ahmed, particularly used in South India and Sri Lanka.
AHANmSanskrit, Malayalam, Hindi, Hinduism, Punjabi, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Nepali, Marathi
From Sanskrit अहन् ahan "day".
Derived from Sanskrit ahana "dawn".
AHANTAfMarathi (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit अहन्ता (ahanta) meaning "self-consciousness".
AHLADINIfSanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Bengali, Indian ( Sikh ), Marathi
MEANING - causing joy or delight, delightful, a name of goddess Durga
Means "joyous person".
AHSANmUrdu, Arabic
From Arabic أَحْسَن (ʾaḥsan) meaning "best, most beautiful", the elative degree of حَسُنَ (ḥasuna) "to be good, to be beautiful".
AILmSanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi
Means "plenty, abundance (of food or refreshments)" in Sanskrit.
AILABmSanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Indian
Name - Ailab ऐलब... [more]
Meaning of Sanskrit name Aisha in Sanskrit & Hindi... [more]
AISWARANmIndian, Hinduism
Means "belongs to the lord; lordly".
AISWARIfIndian (Rare)
Means "one who belongs to Iswara (the Lord)" in Sanskrit.
AISWARYAfIndian, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
Southern Indian transcription of Aishwarya.
AJAm & fIndian
From Sanskrit अज (aja) or अजा (ajā), respectively the masculine and feminine word for "goat".
Variant transcription of Ajay.
Means Invincible. Also another name of Lord Shri Krishna.... [more]
Variant of Ajit. A notable bearer was the founder of Indian materialism, in the 6th C. BCE.
AJMALmArabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
From Arabic أَجْمَل (ʾajmal) meaning "most beautiful, prettiest", the elative degree of جَمِيل (jamīl) "beautiful, handsome" (see Jamil).
AJNAfIndian, Sanskrit, Hindi
Sanskrit- means wisdom. It is the third-eye chakra is the sixth primary chakra according to Hindu tradition.
Means "inner life" or "love" in Tamil. It refers to a genre of classical Tamil poetry.
AKASHAfLiterature, Indian
Means "ether (quintessence)" in Sanskrit and Hindi. Related to the masculine Akash meaning "open sky". Used by Anne Rice in her Vampire Chronicles for the mother of all vampires, a pre-Egyptian queen.
AKHEDmSanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali, Hindi, Sinhalese
MEANING : sorrowless; free from pain or depression . Here अ means not + खेद means sorrow, pain, affliction ... [more]
AKHEDAfMarathi, Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Punjabi, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu
MEANING : "sorrowless","not-distressed" ,"free from depression or pain" . Here अ means free from + खेद / खेदा means distress sorrow or pain... [more]
Variant of Akhila.
AKOPmSanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Hinduism, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada
MEANING : free fron anger, not enraged, calm. Here अ means not + कोप means wrath, anger. It was the name of a minister of king Dasharatha... [more]
AKOPANmIndian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Telugu, Bengali
MEANING : not irascible, one who is not ill-tempered, not irritable. Here अ means not, without + कोपन means anger, irritation
AKRITIfIndian, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit आकार (ākār) meaning "appearance, look" or "shape, form".
Means "God's blessings".
Masculine form of Akshara.
AKSHATmIndian, Hindi
Masculine form of Akshata.
AKSHATAfIndian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Indian (Sikh)
" unhurted "; "uninjured " ;"virgin "
AKSHAYAf & mIndian, Tamil, Odia
Derived from Sanskrit अक्षय (akṣaya) meaning "eternal, imperishable" (literally "not decaying"). As a Tamil name, it is solely feminine, while it is masculine in Odia usage.
AKSHITHmIndian, Telugu
Derived from Sanskrit अक्षित (akśita) meaning "undying, immortal".
AKSHITIfSanskrit, Indian, Marathi, Hinduism, Hindi
"Imperishableness " ; "Imperishable "
ALAKSHMIfIndian (Rare), Hinduism
The name of the older sister of Lakshmi and the Hindu goddess of misfortune. She is sometimes viewed, according to one source, as another avatar of a form of the goddess Kali. It is derived from a, a negative participle, and the name Lakshmi, meaning "one who is not the goddess Lakshmi".
ALAMmArabic, Urdu
Alam also spelled Aalam is an Urdu name, originated from Arabic. Not to be confused with Alim, Alam means the universe or the whole world. It is used in Pakistan.
ALARmSanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Punjabi, Nepali, Marathi
MEANING - door; a kind of Aloe plant ; Name of preceptor of lord Buddha... [more]
ALAYAfIndian, English
Means "dwelling, abode". From the Buddhist term ālaya-vijñāna 'storehouse consciousness' as developed by the Yogācāra school of Indian Buddhism, referring to the place where a person's karma resides, the eighth level of consciousness that provides the base for the previous seven... [more]
ALKAfIndian, Malayalam
This is a Indian and Malayalam feminine name meaning "long hair". Bearers of this name is Alka Lamba (1975-) who is an Indian politician of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Alka Ajith who is a Indian Malayalam playback singer and is best known for winning season 2 of Airtel Super Singer Junior, a Tamil language music competition reality TV show broadcast on Vijay TV.
Variant of Alka.
ALOBHAfSanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Kannada, Indian
MEANING - free from greed or cupidity, moderation, Contentment
ALOBHINmSanskrit, Indian, Hindi
MEANING - "free from desires", not-greedy, not desiring
ALOBHINIfSanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Tamil
MEANING - "free from desires", not-greedy. Here अ means not + लोभिनी means greedy, desiring
Alok means divine light in Sanskrit. It also symbolise pure and immense power.... [more]
AMANm & fIndian, Punjabi, Hindi
Means "peace, tranquility" in Hindi and Punjabi, ultimately from Arabic أَمْن‎ (ʾamn).
AMANJEEVANmIndian (Sikh)
Means "one who lives a peaceful life".
AMARPREETfIndian (Sikh)
Means "immortal love."
AMARTYAmIndian, Bengali (Hindu)
Means "immortal, deathless", from Sanskrit अ (a) meaning "not" and मृत (mṛtá) "dead". It is etymologically related to Amrit.
Means "mother" in Sanskrit. In Indian mythology, Amba is an epithet of Parvati.
Variant transcription of Ambika.
AMBIKAfHinduism, Indian
Possibly means "dear mother" in Sanskrit. Ambika is a feminine personification of the Hindu goddess Durga and also another name for Parvati.
The history of the name "Ambransh" is none. its is the name that got deprived when two lovely parents of his decided to combine their names, Amber and Ansh, and ambransh was created. It is the only name in the world
AMEENmIndian (Muslim), Urdu, Arabic, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Amin.
AMEENAfIndian (Muslim), Urdu, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Amina.
Ameya is a Sanskrit word/name which literally translates to "the one without any dirt". This can mean either "pure" or "innocent". Another commonly interpreted meaning of this name is, "boundless" or "magnanimous"... [more]
An Indian name. A famous bearer of this name is Amirbai Karnataki (1906 - 3 March 1965) was a famous actress/singer and playback singer of the early Hindi cinema and was famous as Kannada Kokila.
Means "free of deceit" or "truthful".
AMITHmIndian, Kannada, Sinhalese, Telugu, Tamil
South Indian and Sinhalese form of Amit (1).
AMITHYAfSanskrit, Nepali, Hinduism, Gujarati, Indian, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Hindi
MEANING - not-falsely, truthfully. Here अ means not + मिथ्या means false, lie
AMIYAm & fIndian, African American
Possibly derived from the Sanskrit word amaya (अमाय) meaning "free from deceit, guileless". May also be a variant of AMAYA.... [more]
Means "immortal".
AMMAVARUfIndian, Hinduism
An ancient goddess of India who existed before the beginning of time. She laid an egg that hatched into the divine trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.
AMMAYmIndian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada
Hindi, Sanskrit script : अम्मय... [more]
AMMAYIfSanskrit, Hinduism, Gujarati, Bengali, Hindi
Hindi, Sanskrit script : अम्मयी... [more]
In the case of Punjabi singer and film actor Ammy Virk it is a short form of Amninderpal.
AMOLmIndian, Marathi
Means "hope".
AMOORmSanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Nepali, Gujarati
"Astute"; "not-ignorant " ; "sharp-sighted "
AMRINDERm & fIndian (Sikh), Punjabi
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) "undying, immortal, imperishable" combined with the name of the Hindu deity Indra.
AMRITHAfIndian, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam
Southern Indian transcription of Amrita.
its linked with amudhasurabinectar for which the gods and demons strived for
AMULmSanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Gujarati, Nepali, Sinhalese, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING: ( rootless, baseless ,without authority, not resting on authority )... [more]
AMULAfSanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Gujarati, Hinduism, Marathi
MEANING : { rootless , Agnishikha plant ( Methonica Superba- Bot. ) , a bulbous plant ... [more]
AMYRAfMuslim, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of Arabic Amira.
ANAGAfHinduism, Indian, Tamil
Means "sinless."
ANAGHAfIndian (Rare)
The following name means sinless, one who is pure in nature.
ANAMfArabic, Indian
urdu name from pakistan... [more]
ANAMRINmSanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada
MEANING : having no enemy that can injure... [more]
ANANDARAJm & fIndian, Tamil
The name is a confluence of two basic Sanskrit root words: Ananda = happiness and Rajyaha = Kingdom, thus resulting in: Anandaraj = Kingdom of Happiness
ANANDKUMARmIndian, Tamil
Combination of Anand and Kumar.
ANANYAfIndian, Odia, Bengali, Kannada, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit अनन्य (ananya) meaning "matchless, unique, without equal".
ANASUYAfIndian, Hinduism
Means "without envy" from Sanskrit an, a negative prefix, combined with asūyā "envy". In Hindu mythology she was the pious wife of the ancient rishi (sage) Atri.
ANAYAfIndian (Rare), Pakistani (Rare), English (Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of Anay, which is said to be derived from Sanskrit anay "misfortune, adversity; without a superior". ... [more]
ANEECHAfSanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Bengali, Tam, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Hinduism
DEVANAGARI SCRIPT : अनीचा... [more]
ANEESAfDhivehi, Indian (Muslim), Urdu
Variant transcription of Anisa.
Variant transcription of Anisha
Variant transcription of Anita (2).
ANGADmIndian (Sikh), Hinduism, Indian
a part of , normally pertains to a parent addressing the child as a part of themselves... [more]
Son of Lakshmana (on of the incarnations of Sesha)
ANICHmSanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Hinduism, Malayalam, Gujarati
DEVANAGARI SCRIPT : अनीच... [more]
ANIMESHmIndian, Bengali, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit अनिमिष (animiṣa) meaning "almighty, unblinking, vigilant". This is an epithet of the Hindu gods Shiva (1) and Vishnu.
ANINDITAfIndian, Bengali, Hindi, Indonesian
Means "irreproachable, virtuous" from Sanskrit अ (a) meaning "not" combined with निन्दिता (nindita) "blamed, low, defamed".
ANINDYAm & fIndian, Bengali, Indonesian
Means "immaculate, faultless" in Bengali, ultimately from Sanskrit. In India, it is a masculine name while in the case of Indonesian usage, it is both a feminine and masculine name.
Indian meaning "spiritual warrior"
ANIRBANmIndian, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit अनिर्वाण (anirvāṇa) meaning "unextinguished".