Sinhalese Submitted Names

Sinhalese names are used by the Sinhalese people of Sri Lanka.
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AHAMED m Indian (Muslim), Tamil, Bengali, Sinhalese
Variant of Ahmed, particularly used in South India and Sri Lanka.
AISH m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati
Means "divine, supreme, regal" in Sanskrit.
AKHED m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali, Hindi, Sinhalese
MEANING : sorrowless; free from pain or depression . Here अ means not + खेद means sorrow, pain, affliction ... [more]
AMITH m Indian, Kannada, Sinhalese, Telugu, Tamil
South Indian and Sinhalese form of Amit (1).
AMUL m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Gujarati, Nepali, Sinhalese, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING: ( rootless, baseless ,without authority, not resting on authority )... [more]
ANURADHA f Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit अनुराधा (anurādha) meaning "causing welfare, causing happiness".
ARAG m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Sinhalese, Bengali, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Kannada, Gujarati, Assamese, Punjabi
MEANING - Unimpassioned, calm, a name of lord Shiva
ARJAN m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Punjabi, Kannada, Bengali, Sinhalese, Nepali, Marathi, Gujarati
MEANING : procuring, gaining , earning, acquiring... [more]
ARUDDH m Hinduism, Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Nepali, Sinhalese
MEANING : ( not obstructed, unhindered, unrestrainable. ) Here अ means not + रुद्ध means hindered, stop or obstruct... [more]
ASELA m Sinhalese
Unknown meaning.... [more]
ASIRI m Sinhalese
Means "blessing" in Sinhalese.
AVAN m Hinduism, Sanskrit, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Indian (Sikh), Bengali
Meaning, "favour, preservation, protection,(= तर्पण) satisfaction , joy, pleasure, desire, speed, preserving, a preserver."
AWADH m Sanskrit, Hindi, Gujarati, Indian, Nepali, Hinduism, Sinhalese, Tamil, Marathi, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam
MEANING - indestructible, not hurting or killing, innoxious, not violable. Here अ means not, absence + वध means killing
AWADHA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Nepali, Sinhalese, Kannada, Telugu
MEANING : indestructible, not hurting, innoxious
BODHANI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese
MEANING : intellect , Knowledge, Teaching, exciting
CHAK m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Nepali, Sinhalese, Tamil
MEANING - to shine, satiate, to resist... [more]
CHAKORI f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese, Marathi, Gujarati
MEANING : female Greek Partridge ( fabled to subsist on moonbeams )... [more]
CHAMENDRA m Sinhalese (Modern, Rare)
Means "the king of the moon".
CHAMPA f Indian, Hindi, Sinhalese
Means "frangipani (both plant and flower)" in Hindi, referring to a plant belonging to the Plumeria genus.
CHAMPIKA m & f Sinhalese
Derived from Hindi चंपिका (campika) meaning "little champa (Plumeria) flower".
CHANDIKA m Sinhalese
Chandi or Chandika is a Hindu goddess.
CHANDRIKA f Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Sinhalese
From Sanskrit चन्द्रिका (candrikā) meaning "moonlight, splendour".
CHATHURA m Sinhalese
Variant transcription of Chatura.
CHATURA m Sinhalese
Possibly from Sanskrit चतुर (catura) meaning "clever, ingenious".
DAMARUKI f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Sinhalese, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING : a sort of drum... [more]
DAVITH m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Fijian, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati
MEANING : a handsome man conversant with every branch of learning, a wooden antelope ... [more]
DITH m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Indian, Kannada, Nepali, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Fijian, American, Sinhalese
MEANING : a handsome dark - complexioned man convesant with every branch of learning , a wooden elephant ... [more]
DIVYAE m Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Malayalam, Gujarati, American, Punjabi, Tamil, Sinhalese
Name - Divyae दिव्य... [more]
DORA f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Tamil, Hinduism, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada, Bengali, Malayalam, Sinhalese, Nepali, Gujarati
MEANING : A fillet of thread or cord tied round the arm or wrist; it is also applied to the string tying a packet or parcel; string... [more]
ESHANI f Sinhalese, Indian, Sanskrit, Tamil, Nepali
MEANING -iron or steel probe
EZLYNN f Sinhalese (Rare), Malaysian (Rare)
A famous bearer is Ezlynn Deraniyagala (1908-1973), the first female barrister of Sri Lanka, who was also a founding member of the country's feminist movement.
FATHIMA f & m Indian (Muslim), Tamil, Kannada, Sinhalese
Form of Fatimah used by South Indian and Sri Lankan Muslims.
GITHIKA f Sinhalese, Indian
Southern Indian variant of Gitika, which means "a little song" from Sanskrit गीता (gītā) "song" (see Gita) and the diminutive suffix क (ka) "little".
HOMINI f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Indian, Sinhalese, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil
MEANING - offerer of oblations, one who presents obalations
ISHAN m Indian, Hindi, Sinhalese, Marathi, Bengali
Derived from Sanskrit ईश् (īś) meaning "master, lord". This is an epithet of the Hindu god Shiva (1).
ISHINI f Sinhalese (Rare)
Possibly from Sanskrit ईशिनी (īśinī) meaning "supremacy".
ISHT m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Indian, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, American, Assamese, Tamil, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Indian ( Sikh ), Sinhalese, Gujarati
MEANING - wished, desired, loved, worshipped, respected, sacrificing, lover, husband
ISHTA f Sanskrit, Tamil, Hinduism, Telugu, Hindi, Indian, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Nepali, Sinhalese
MEANING - desired, loved, worshipped, respected, sacrificed
JAMI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Punjabi, Marathi, Malayalam, Sinhalese, Telugu, Assamese, Odia
MEANING : a virtuous or respectable woman, Sister, daughter -in-law. ( It is name of an Apsara)
JYANI m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, Assamese
MEANING - knowing, wise, intellectual, learned... [more]
KAUSHAL m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit कौशल (kauśal) meaning "skill, experience".
KHADYOT m Sanskrit, Indian, Tamil, Hinduism, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarati, Fijian
MEANING : Sun, fire-fly. Here ख means sky + द्योत means what is luminous
KHARAT m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Nepali, Sinhalese, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati
From Sanskrit खरट (kharaTa) meaning "hard".
KHASFATIK m Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Tamil, Hinduism, Nepali, Telugu, Gujarati, Bengali, Sinhalese, Kannada, Malayalam
MEANING;: "Aerial Crystal", moon-gem, Sun-gem. Here ख means aerial + स्फटिक means gem... [more]
KHYAT m Indian, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hinduism, Fijian, Nepali, Hindi, Sinhalese, Kannada, Malayalam
MEANING : renown, famed, well known, called, celebrated ... [more]
KOSALA m Sinhalese
Possibly from कोसल (Kosala), the name of a kingdom in ancient India.
KSHIPRA f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Nepali, Hindi, Sinhalese, Malayalam
MEANING- quick, speedy, springing, with a shot, swift, Name of a river... [more]
KSHITI f & m Indian, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Hindi
MEANING - [earth, abode, dwelling, dominion (commonly)
KULIKA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Tamil, Hinduism, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Nepali, Bengali, Sinhalese
MEANING - "of good or noble family " , any artisan of eminent birth, high-born lady
LAV m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Nepali, Hinduism, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Sinhalese, Assamese
Meaning - little piece, fragment , cloves, plucking, moment, half a second, sport, act of cutting or plucking, numerator of fraction, Name of a son of lord Ram
MAAHIN m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Sinhalese, Indian, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali, Kannada
MEANING - causing or feeling joy, dominion, mighty or powerful , blithe
MAHEEN m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Tamil, Nepali, Marathi, Hinduism, Telugu, Sinhalese, Malayalam, Kannada, Assamese, Punjabi, Bengali
MEANING - "earth-ruler" ,king, prince. Here मही means earth + इन means ruler
MAHESHANI f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi (Modern), Bengali, Nepali, Tamil, Sinhalese, Malayalam, Telugu
MEANING - " great lady", Godess Durga (great Goddess)
MAHESHI f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali, Indian ( Sikh ), Marathi, Nepali, Sinhalese
MEANING - "wife of great lord Shiva", A name of goddess Durga
MAHIE f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Nepali, Marathi, Sinhalese, Tamil, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali
MEANING - the earth, cow, heaven & earth, soil, streams
MANOVIR m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Bengali, Hindi, Nepali, Gujarati, Sinhalese, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada
MEANING - "brave by heart", courageous person, bold. Here मनः means by heart or mind + वीर means brave, courageous, warrior
MIDHUSH m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Bengali, Assamese
MEANING : bountiful, liberal, Name of a son of lord Indra by Paulomi... [more]
MRIDUNA f Indian, Sanskrit, Tamil, Hinduism, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati
MEANING : gentle lady, soft, moderate ... [more]
MUKHARI f & m Sanskrit, Indian, Nepali, Kannada, Bengali, Sinhalese, Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu, Gujarati, Tamil
MEANING : bit of a bridle, resonant, talkative
MURA f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Sinhalese, Nepali, Tamil
MEANING : a kind of fragrant plant, fragrance, ( It was the name of mother of Emperor Chandragupta & wife of King Suryagupta)... [more]
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]
NILUKSHI f Sinhalese
Possibly from Sinhala නිල් (nil) meaning "blue".
NISHANTHA m Sinhalese
Sinhalese form of Nishant.
ODMA m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Sinhalese
Odm /Odma ओद्म means- moistening, act of wetting. ... [more]
OJAYIT m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese
MEANING : courageous behavior, stout heartedness
PRIYANTHA m Sinhalese
From Sanskrit प्रिय (priya) meaning “dear, favourite, loving”.
RAJIN m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Nepali, Sinhalese, Punjabi, Bengali
Name : Rajin राजिन्... [more]
RICHEYU f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Tamil, Hinduism, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Sinhalese, Indian ( Sikh )
MEANING - one who knows hymns, praising, following sacred laws
RICHIK m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Assamese, Nepali, Sinhalese
MEANING - one who knows sacred verses, one sings hymns, praising, Name of a Rishi
RIDDHIDA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Nepali, Sinhalese, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese
MEANING - giver of sucess, bestowing magical-powers or fortune. a name of goddess Durga. Here ऋद्धि means magicalpowers, success + दा means conferring
SACHITHRA m & f Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit सत्य (satya) meaning "truthful, faithful, honest" (through Hindi सच (sac) "truth") combined with चित्र (citra) meaning "bright, clear, visible".
SAMAN m Sinhalese
Means "rising morning sun". This is the name of a deity worshiped in Sri Lanka.
SAMANTHA m Sinhalese
Variant of Saman.
SAURI m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Gujarati, Sinhalese, Kannada
MEANING - 'son of sun", a name of Saturn, Indian- Laurel, clammyweeds plant
SHAMITHA f Indian, Kannada, Sinhalese
South Indian and Sinhalese form of Shamita.
SHIWIN m Nepali, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Marathi, Tamil, Sinhalese, Kannada, Telugu
Name: Shiwin शिविन्... [more]
SRIYANI f Sinhalese
From Sanskrit श्रेयस् (śréyas) meaning "excellent, better, best" (see Shreya).
SUMITHRA f & m Indian, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Sinhalese
Southern Indian form of Sumitra. It is also occasionally used as a masculine name in Sri Lanka.
SUPUR m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Sinhalese, Nepali
MEANING : a strong fortress. Here सु means strong + पुर means fortress, castle
SUSANTHIKA f Sinhalese
A known bearer is Susanthika Jayasinghe (1975-), a Sri Lankan sprinter.
SUSHIM m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali, Sinhalese, Punjabi, Gujarati
MEANING - cold, frigid, Moonstone or Moon gem, pleasant. Agreeable ... [more]
SVAKSH m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Hinduism, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati
MEANING : beautiful eyed, a name of lord Vishnu, having beautiful axle .Here सु means beautiful + अक्ष means eye, axle
THARINDU m Sinhalese
Derived from Sinhalese හඳ (han̆da) meaning "moon".
THILINI f Sinhalese
URVASHA f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Punjabi, Hinduism, Tamil, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese
Name - Urvasha उर्वशा... [more]
VAAJ m Hinduism, Sanskrit, Indian, Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali, Sinhalese, Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese
Meaning: strength, vigour, energy, spirit, speed (esp. of a horse ), a contest, race, conflict, battle, war, the prize of a race or ... [more]
VAJADA f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Nepali, Sinhalese, Bengali
Name : Vajada ( वाजदा )... [more]
VALGA f Sanskrit, Marathi, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati, Tamil
MEANING - a bridle, rein, Goddess Durga
VIKHED m Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Tamil, Hinduism, Sinhalese
MEANING : free from weariness, alert, fresh, free from depression . Here वि means free from + खेद means weariness, sorrow or pain... [more]
VIMUKHTI m Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit मुक्ति (mukti) meaning "release, freedom, liberation".
VIRAJI f & m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Sinhalese
MEANING : free from dust, Clean, Pure
VISHA f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Sinhalese, Kannada, Malayalam
MEANING - Atis tree, Aconite tree(its bark is used as dye), feces, wisdom, intellect
WARSHA f Sinhalese (Rare), Indian (Rare)
Derived from Sinhalese වැස්ස (væssa) meaning "rain", of Sanskrit origin (see Varsha).
WIDURA f & m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Sinhalese
meaning- learned or clever, skilled, intelligent