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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Indian, Hinduism "Man with Heart of Pearl"
NAAG-RAAJ m Indian
Means "king of serpents".
NABEEL m Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of Nabil.
NABH m Indian, Gujarati
Indian masculine name derived from the Gujarati word નભ (nabh) meaning "sky".
NABHA f Indian, Sanskrit
Nabha is an Indian name meaning "the heart center" in Sanskrit.
NABHAH m Indian
Variant of Nabha.
Winner of sky
NABI m Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Persian
Means "prophet" in Arabic.
NAD m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism
MEANING : a river (if thought of as a male), thunderer (as cloud), roarer, neigher(as a horse), bellower... [more]
NADAN m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism
MEANING : sounding, roaring ... [more]
NADEEN m Indian
Name - Nadeen नदीन ... [more]
NADVALA f Indian
Feminine Indian name meaning "one covered with reeds".
NAFEESA f Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Dhivehi
Variant transcription of Nafisa.
NAGA m & f Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
From Sanskrit नाग (nāgá) meaning "snake, serpent".
NAGARAJ m Indian, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu
Means "king of snakes" from Sanskrit नाग (nāgá) meaning "snake" combined with राज (rāja) meaning "king, chief, sovereign".
NAGEENAH f Urdu, Pakistani
Means "precious stone".
NAGENDRAN m Tamil, Indian
Tamil variant of Nagendra.
NAGMATI f Indian, Awadhi (?)
In the epic poem Padmavat, Nagmati is the identifed as the first wife and chief queen of King Ratan Sen. This is also the name of a river the state of Gujarat in India.
NAHAN m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism
MEANING : binding, tying round, fetter, bolt, bond... [more]
NAHASR m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Indian
MEANING : putting on, crotchet, fetter, bond, girding round... [more]
NAHLA f English, Arabic (Egyptian), Indian
Means "a drink of water" in Arabic or a variant of Nala.
NAIMITTIK m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Indian (Sikh)
MEANING - Occassional, special, accidental, Fortune-teller
NAINA f Indian, Hindi
Derived from Hindi naina "eyes".
NAISHA f Indian, English (Modern, Rare)
Some sources claim it is derived from Sanskrit naisa "nightly", while others say it is derived from "the Indian language, meaning 'special'".
NAKSHATRA m & f Indian (Rare), Hindi (Rare), Bengali (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit nakṣatra (नक्षत्र) meaning "star," used as a term for a "lunar mansion" in Hindu astrology.
NAKUL m Indian
Nakul was one of the Pandavas from the Mahabharat.
NAKUSHA f Marathi
Means "unwanted" in Marathi. This was traditionally given to girls whose parents wanted a boy.... [more]
NALINA f Indian
Means "Lotus"
NAMAHA f Indian
Sanskrit word which forms an element of sacred Vedic mantras. It means “to surrender with love”, and literally, “to bow (in a gesture of homage and respect)”.
This name bases on the North Eastern Indian Tribal name Rongmei and it means a Brave Heart.
NAMRIT m Indian
Name - Namrit नमृत... [more]
NAMRITA f Indian
Name - Namrita नमृता... [more]
NANAK m Punjabi, Indian (Sikh)
The name Nanak is given to a boy when he is born at his mother's ancestoral village. The meaning comes from nanaka that is "the mother's village"... [more]
NANDAN m Indian, Kannada, Hindi
Means "son" in Sanskrit, the masculine from of Nandana.
NANDANA f & m Indian, Kannada, Sinhalese
Means "daughter (in the case of a feminine bearer)" or "son (in the case of a masculine bearer", from Sanskrit नन्दिनी (nandinī) "daughter" or ननान्दृ (nánāndṛ) "husband's sister"; both ultimately from नन्द् (nand)... [more]
NANDINI f & m Indian, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit नन्द् (nand) meaning "to rejoice, delight". This is also another name for Parvati in Hindu belief.
NAOMIKA f Indian, Hindi
An epithet of the goddesses Durga and Lakshmi.
NARASIMHA m Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
Means "man-lion", derived from Sanskrit नर (nára) meaning "man, person" combined with सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion". In Hindu belief, this is a lion-headed avatar of the deity Vishnu.
Means a Human body with lions face
Variant of Narendra.
NARESH m Indian, Tamil
The meaning of Naresh is "King of Kings".
NARIMAN m Literature, Persian, Indian (Parsi), Azerbaijani, Lezgin, Kumyk, Kazakh, Tatar
From the Avestan name Nairemanah which meant "manly mind" or "heroic minded", derived from nairiia "heroic, manly" and manah "mind, thought". In the 11th-century Persian epic 'Shahnameh' by Ferdowsi, Nariman is the father of the legendary hero Sam (Saam).
Best among the men
NARSIMHAN m Tamil, Hinduism
The hindu Mythology shows that the hindu god of vishnu took ten forms to destroy evil on earth. one of the form was narsimha which means part human-part lion
NARTITA f Indian
Name - Nartita नर्तिता... [more]
NASEEMA f Indian (Muslim), Muslim
Strictly feminine form of Nasim.
NASEERUDDIN m Indian (Muslim)
Variant spelling of Nasir al-Din. Means "helper of religion", derived from Arabic نصير (naseer) "helper" and دين (din) "religion".
NASIRUDDIN m Arabic, Malay, Bengali
Variant transcription of Nasir al-Din.
NATANG m Indian
it means one who bows his head with respect.
NATHRAD m Urdu, Afghani
Means "born" in Urdu.
means "nine lions" in Hindi.
NAVANEETH m Tamil (Modern)
Perfect in every thing
NAVEEM m Indian
Variant of Naveen.... [more]
NAVENDU m Indian
New Moon
NAVIDA f Persian, Indian (Muslim)
Feminine form of Navid.
NAVNIT m & f Indian (Sikh)
Variant of Navneet.
NAVYA f Indian, Telugu
Means "to be praised, laudable" and "navigable" in Sanskrit. However, in Telugu, it allegedly means "blue".
Means “gift of god” in Indian.
NAYAB f & m Urdu, Punjabi, Indian (Muslim)
Means "rare, unique" in Hindustani (Urdu and Hindi), ultimately from Persian نایاب (nâyâb).
NAYANA f Hindi
Hindi colloquial form of the Sanskrit word nayanam "eyes".
NAZANEEN f Indian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Nazanin.
NAZEEN f Indian
Indian feminine first name, of which the meaning is currently unknown to me.
NAZEER m Pakistani, Urdu
Variant of Nazir.
NAZIA f Pakistani, Indian
derived from the root-word 'naaz' which means 'pride', NAZIA means a person (female) of whom we can be proud.
NAZIR m Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi
Means "similar, alike" or "match, counterpart" in Arabic.
NAZNEEN f Indian (Parsi), Indian (Muslim), Bengali
Parsi, Indian Muslim, and Bengali variant of Nazanin.
NAZRIYA f Indian (Muslim, Rare)
Possibly from Persian نظریه (nazariye), ultimately from Arabic نَظَرِيَّة (naẓariyya) "theory, theorem". A known bearer is Nazriya Nazim (1994–), a Muslim Indian actress from Kerala.
NEEHA f Hindi
It means "Love"
NEEL m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Variant transcription of Nil.
NEETA f Indian
One who is being led, as in being led to knowledge or "to a path".
NEETU f Indian
NEHAL m Indian
Meaning unknown.
NEILAM f & m Indian (Rare)
Of unknown meaning.
NEKAPTU m Indian (Sikh)
Meaning unknown.
NETHA m & f Indian, Meroitic, Hindi
It dates back to 1500 bc through the Telugu peoples to Sanskrit to Kushite 25th Dynasty
NICKDALE m Indian (Parsi)
Persian Origin ... [more]
Sight, glance.
NIHAKA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Punjabi, Nepali
"whirlwind"; coming down, storm, Gangetic alligator
NIHARIKA f Indian, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada, Odia
Derived from Hindi निहारिका (nihārikā) meaning "nebula".
NIJI f & m Indian
Means "color".
NIKESHA f Indian
Nikesha Patel is a British-Indian model and film actress.
NIKET m Indian
A person who has his own home and family
this name means "lord of gods".
NIKKITA f Indian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Nikita.
NILOFULL f Indian (Sikh)
MEANING - blue flower. Here 'nilo' means blue + ' full' means flower
NILUFAR f Uzbek, Persian, Bengali
Uzbek and Bengali form as well as Persian variant transcription of Niloofar.
NIMIT m Sanskrit, Indian
Sanskrit and Indian masculine name meaning "destiny".
NIMRA f Pakistani, Indian, Arabic
Variant transcription of Nimira.
NINA f Indian, Telugu
Allegedly means "ornamented; bejeweled" in Sanskrit.... [more]
NINAN m Indian (Christian, Rare, Archaic), Indian
Could be a variant and adaptation of the Biblical name Jona.... [more]
NINI f Sanskrit, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Indian, Hinduism, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali, Punjabi
MEANING - to lead, carry or bring towards, to offer as sacrifice, to spend ( as time) , to pour down, to incline
NIRAD m Indian (Rare), Odia (Rare), Gujarati (Rare), Marathi (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit नीरद (nirada) meaning "cloud".
NIRAIMATHI f Tamil (Rare)
Means "full moon" in Tamil. From the Tamil நிறைகலை 'the full moon', from நிறை (niṟai) 'become full'.
Niranjana - Indian word, used in religious formulas (mantra), names and Hindu mythology. It is popular in Bengal.... [more]
NIRMA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING - measure, value, equivalent, to build, fabricate, create,to make
NIRMATRI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Gujarati, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Assamese
MEANING - Maker, Producer, Creator, authress
NIRUT m Indian
Indian boy name meaning "God fearing"
NISHANTH m Indian, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Southern Indian form of Nishant.
NISHITH m Indian (Modern)
Name Nishith generally means Night, is of Indian origin, Name Nishith is a Masculine (or Boy) name. This name is shared across persons, who are either Jain or Hindu by religion. Name Nishith belongs to rashi Vrushik (Scorpio) with dominant planet Mars (Mangal).
MEANING : free from desires, Satisfied. It is joining of निः / निस् + तृषा . Here निः means without + तृषा means desire... [more]
NITA f Indian, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit नीत (nīta) meaning "modest, correct, well-behaved" or "guided, led".
NITAI f & m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism
Means "a most merciful god".
NITARA f Indian (Modern, Rare), English (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit nitara (नितर) "deeply fixed; standing firm; having deep roots".
NITASHA f Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Assamese, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Indian ( Christian )
MEANING - gained or obtained hope. Here नीत means gained + आशा means hope.
NITESH m Indian
An Indian name. It means in Sanskrit, always stays with GOD.
NIVATHA f Indian
This name was originated in back 90's by a great leader Suresh bhai's daughter.They originally wanted Nivedita, but as of her uncle's blessings and very good education, he named her Nivatha instead of Nivedita in her Birth certificate.
Means 'dedicated to God'
NIVESH m Indian, Hindi (Rare)
Possibly means "investment" from Hindi निवेश (niveś).
NIYA f Sanskrit, Indian
MEANING : to pass over( with a carriage ), to come down to, to incur... [more]
NIYAAN m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Marathi, Indian, Tamil, Assamese
MEANING : path, access,coming or arrival... [more]
NOMAN m Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali (Muslim)
Urdu, Punjabi, and Bengali form of Nu'man.
NOONIEN m Indian (?), Popular Culture
This name was used in Star Trek for the characters Khan Noonien Singh and Noonien Soong (also rendered as "Noonian Soong"). This may have been derived from the name of Kim Noonien Singh, a friend of Gene Roddenberry's during World War II.
NOOPUR f Indian
NOSHEEN f Urdu, Punjabi
Variant of Noushin used in Pakistan.
NRIT m Indian (Modern)
Name - Nrit नृत् / नृत... [more]
NRITA m Indian
NAME - Nrita नृता... [more]
NRITAM m Indian
Name - Nritam नृतम... [more]
NRITI f Indian
Name - Nriti नृति (Nrriti)... [more]
NRITT m Indian
Name - Nritt नृत्त... [more]
NRITU m Indian
Name- Nritu नृतु... [more]
NULLAH m Popular Culture, Indigenous Australian, Darug, Hindi
The name of the young Australian mixed-Aboriginal boy in Baz Lurhman's epic 2008 film "Australia", played by Brandon Walters.... [more]
NUSRAAT m & f Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim)
Variant spelling of Nusrat.
NUSRAT m & f Urdu, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim)
From Arabic نَصْر (naṣr) meaning "victory, triumph" or نَصَرَ (naṣara) meaning "to help, to assist".
NUTA f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Punjabi, Bengali, Nepali, Gujarati
"praised"; "commended "
NUTAN f Indian
Means "new" in Sanskrit and Sanskrit-derived languages.
NYANI f Sanskrit, Indian
MEANING : to bring back, restore... [more]
NYAS m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam
MEANING: putting down or in, placing, applying, impressing, drawing, painting, putting away, ... [more]
NYASAN m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian
MEANING : putting down, arranging, depositing, mentioning, bringing forward ... [more]
NYRAH f Hindi
Sanskrit, meaning-Rose and beauty of Godess Saraswati
OB m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Bengali, Marathi
Name : Ob ओब... [more]
ODANI f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Bengali, Hinduism
Name: Odani ओदनी... [more]
ODIKA f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil
Name: Odika ओडिका... [more]
ODMA m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Sinhalese
Odm /Odma ओद्म means- moistening, act of wetting. ... [more]
OGAN m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Bengali (Hindu), Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING :assembled, united, standing alone
OGH m Indian, Sanskrit, Nepali, Hinduism, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Gujarati
Means "flood" in Hindi.
OGHAVAT m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Nepali
Oghavat ओघवत् means - having a strong stream ... [more]
OHAL m Indian
Name - Ohal ओहल ... [more]
OHAS m Indian
Name - Ohas ओहस् ... [more]
OJAAY m Indian
♤ Name - Ojaay ओजाय ... [more]
OJAS m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Assamese, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Malayalam
MEANING - bodily strength, vital energy, splendoustrength, manifestation, appearance, vitality, power,
OJASI f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali
MEANING;: vigorous , Splendourous , Shine
OJASVIN m Indian (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit ओजस् (ójas) meaning "strength, vigour".
OJAYIT m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese
MEANING : courageous behavior, stout heartedness
OKHATI f Indian
Name- Okhati ( ओखति )... [more]
OKHITA f Indian
Name - Okhita ओखिता... [more]
OMA f Indian
Name: Oma ओमा... [more]
OMAN m Indian
Name - Oman ओमन्... [more]
OMIL m Indian
Name - Omil ओमिल ... [more]
OMKAR m Marathi
The sound of the sacred syllable, One who has the form of Om.
OMKARI f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali
Name: Omkari ओम्कारी / ॐकारी... [more]
OMM m Indian
Variant transcription of Om.
OMMANNAN m Bengali (Hindu)
Means "protector of friends" in Bengali.
OPASHIN m Indian
Name - Opashin ओपशिन् ... [more]
OPU m Bengali, Hindi
Bangla Similar Word
ORISSA f Indian
An Indian place name; the former name of the state of Odisha.
OSHAM m Indian
Name - Osham ओषम् ... [more]
OSHN m Indian
Name - Oshn ओष्ण ... [more]
OSHTHAK m Indian
Name - Oshthak ओष्ठक... [more]
OUSEPH m Malayalam
Malayalam form of Hebrew Yosef or English Joseph
OUTHA m Malayalam
Malayalam form of Hebrew Yosef or English Joseph
OVAIS m Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Derived from Arabic أويس (uwais) meaning "wolf".
PAARI m Indian
king name
PAARTH m & f Indian (Rare)
Name meaning friend to all origins unknown
PAILI m Malayalam
Malayalam form of Paul or Biblical Paulos
PAKIZA f Urdu, Azerbaijani
Derived from Persian پاكىز (pakiz) meaning "clean, pure, chaste".
PALANIVEL m Indian, Tamil
Tamil name of unknown meaning.
PALASH m Indian
means "name of a flower that grows in a tree" also called "flame of the forest".