Tamil Submitted Names

Tamil names are used in southern India and Sri Lanka. See also about Indian names.
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MRIDUNA f Indian, Sanskrit, Tamil, Hinduism, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati
MEANING : gentle lady, soft, moderate ... [more]
MUKHAR m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Tamil, Hinduism, Telugu, Nepali
MEANING : talkative, verbose, loquacious, garrulous ,leader, principal
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]
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".
NAGENDRAN m Tamil, Indian
Tamil variant of Nagendra.
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.
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.
NARASIMMAN m Tamil
Means a Human body with lions face
NARESH m Indian, Tamil
The meaning of Naresh is "King of Kings".
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
NAVANEETH m Tamil (Modern)
Perfect in every thing
NIHAKA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Punjabi, Nepali
"whirlwind"; coming down, storm, Gangetic alligator
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
NIRAIMATHI f Tamil (Rare)
Means "full moon" in Tamil. From the Tamil நிறைகலை 'the full moon', from நிறை (niṟai) 'become full'.
NIRMA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING - measure, value, equivalent, to build, fabricate, create,to make
NISHANTH m Indian, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Southern Indian form of Nishant.
NIYAAN m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Marathi, Indian, Tamil, Assamese
MEANING : path, access,coming or arrival... [more]
NYAS m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam
MEANING: putting down or in, placing, applying, impressing, drawing, painting, putting away, ... [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
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
OMKARI f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali
Name: Omkari ओम्कारी / ॐकारी... [more]
PALANIVEL m Indian, Tamil
Tamil name of unknown meaning.
PANDIAN m Tamil
The name of a dynasty which ruled southern india for many centuries...
PILIP m Tamil
Tamil form of Philip.
PRIYADHARSHINI f Tamil
Delightful to look
PUSHPANJALI f Tamil
Means "an offering of flowers" (to the Gods)... [more]
RAJAN m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit राजन् (rā́jan) meaning "king, sovereign, prince".
RAJARAJAN m Indian, Tamil
Means "king of kings", derived from Sanskrit राजन् (rā́jan) meaning "king, sovereign".
RAJESHWARI f Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
From Sanskrit राजराजेश्वरी (Rājarājeśvarī) meaning "Queen of Queens", another name for Tripura Sundari ("Goddess of Three Cities").
RAJIN m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Nepali, Sinhalese, Punjabi, Bengali
Name : Rajin राजिन्... [more]
RAJKUMAR m Indian, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Kannada
Combination of Raj and Kumar.
RAMANAN m Tamil
a saint name
RAMANATHAN m Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
Means "protector of Rama", derived from Sanskrit नाथ (nāthá) meaning "protector, possessor, owner" combined with the name of the Hindu god Rama (1).
RAMYA f Tamil, Indian
Derived from Sanskrit ramya (रम्य) "lovely; pleasing; delightful; beautiful; charming". ... [more]
RANGANATHAN m Indian, Tamil
It is derived from the Sanskrit name Ranganatha, which is the name of the Hindu god Vishnu.
RARAN m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Tamil, Gujarati, Punjabi, Hinduism, Malayalam, Nepali, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada
MEANING - liberal, bestowing, bountiful, distributing
RASHTI f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Gujarati
MEANING : { to rign , rule, shine, be splendid, to govern}... [more]
RATCHAGAR m Tamil
Tamil Name and Mainly refer to Jesus as savior
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
RIDDH m Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Hinduism, Punjabi, Bengali, Nepali
MEANING: increased, thriving, prosperous, abundant, wealthy, filled with (voices), made to resound,stored grain,... [more]
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
RIDDHILA f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali
Name: Riddhila ऋद्धिला... [more]
RIRI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Indian, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali
MEANING - prince's metal, pale brass
ROCH m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Nepali, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam
"Shining "; "radiant" ;"one who lightens or makes bright "... [more]
ROOPA f Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
Variant transcription of Rupa more common in southern India.
RUHI f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali, Malayalam
MEANING- ascending, mounting, grown
SAAM m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Nepali, Marathi
"Sweet words for winning an adversary "; pacify; tranquilize; appease... [more]
SAKANA f Tamil
a sot of rhythum in cultural music.
SAKASHA f & m Sanskrit, Indian, Malayalam, Hinduism, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali, Kannada
Meaning- near, visible, present, having appearance, vicinity
SAMALI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali, Assamese
Means "nosegay, collection of flowers" in Sanskrit.
SANARI m Tamil
A name derived from Sri Lanka/ South India. Means Deceitful and/or Sweet
SANAYA f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING - old, ancient, long lasting, linger. It is derived from Sanskrit word Sanay ( सनय )... [more]
SANDHIYA f Indian, Tamil, Kannada
Variant of Sandhya used in southern India.
SANGEETHA f Indian, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam
Southern Indian transcription of Sangeeta.
SANU m & f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Marathi, Punjabi
MEANING - top of mountain, mountain -ridge, table-land, Sun, sage
SARANYA f Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
Variant of Saranyu, which is the name of a Hindu goddess. A known bearer of this name is the Indian film actress Saranya Ponvannan (b. 1970).
SATHISH m Indian, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam
South Indian form of Satish.
SATHISHKUMAR m Indian, Tamil
Combination of Satish and Kumar.
SAURIK f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali
MEANING - Celestial, heavenly, paradise, relating to spirituous liquor
SAYAN m Indian, Hindi, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu
MEANING - binding, Name of a son of sage Vishvamitra
SELVAM m & f Tamil
This is a typical Tamil name of persons, and is mostly masculine, rarely used also in the feminine. However, 'Selvan' would be only masculine; and 'Selvi' would be only feminine. 'Selvam' in poetic Tamil means, 'wealth', or 'something precious'... [more]
SENDHIL m Indian, Kannada, Tamil
Variant transcription of Senthil.
SENTHIL m Indian, Tamil, Kannada
Derived from Sanskrit सुन्दर (sundara) meaning "beautiful, lovely, handsome". This is also another name for the Hindu deity Murugan, who is worshiped by Hindus in Tamil Nadu.
SENTHILKUMAR m Indian, Tamil
Combination of Senthil and Kumar.
SHADRI m & f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati
MEANING (as masuline ) - cloud, elephant... [more]
SHANSHIYA f Tamil
my wife
SHIWIN m Nepali, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Marathi, Tamil, Sinhalese, Kannada, Telugu
Name: Shiwin शिविन्... [more]
SHRUTI f Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Tamil
From Sanskrit श्रुति (śrúti) meaning "hearing, listening, that which is heard". The term refers to the set of ancient religious texts which govern the ways of Hinduism.
SIDDHIDA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Nepali
MEANING - Conferring felicity or beatitude, bestowing success. a name of goddess Durga. Here सिद्धि means success + दा means giving
SUCHAR m Hindi, Sanskrit, Bengali, Kannada, Indian, Marathi, Hinduism, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi
MEANING - "one who walks or moves excellently ", having beautiful gait, performing well . Here सु means well, excellent + चर means moving, performing
SUCHITRA f Indian, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu
Variant transcription of Sujitra.
SUDA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Assamese, Indian (Sikh )
MEANING - giving bountifully; munificent, highly generous. Here सु means very highly + दा means bestowing, giving
SUKAYA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Marathi, Hinduism, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu
MEANING - " having beautiful body" ; beautiful . Here सु means beautiful + काया means body... [more]
SULOM m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING : beautiful haired, having beautiful hair . Here सु means beautiful + लोम means hair... [more]
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.
SUNDARI f Indonesian, Indian, Tamil
Feminine form of Sundara.
SUPU f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil
MEANING : clarifying well, well purifying. Here सु means well, better + पु means purify
SUPUR m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Indian, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Sinhalese, Nepali
MEANING : a strong fortress. Here सु means strong + पुर means fortress, castle
SURDIV m Tamil
first used in 2001 by Surdiv Vijayakumar.It meens Sur(sun) and div(bright)
SURIYANA f Tamil
Possibly an elaboration of SURIYA
SUROMAN m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada
MEANING : beautiful -haired, having beautiful . Here सु means beautiful + रोमन् means hair, bodily hair... [more]
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
SVIKA f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannada
"One's own" ;"my own" ; "peculiar"... [more]
SWAKA f & m Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali
MEANING - one's own, one of one's own people, a relation, kinsman, friend, one's own people, friends ,one's own goods property, wealth, riches. It is feminine of स्वक... [more]
SWIKA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Punjabi, Indian, Hinduism, Bengali, Gujarati, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu
"One's own "; "my own" ; belonging to oneself " ; "peculiar"... [more]
TAMI f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Tamil, Nepali, Hinduism
Name - Tami तमी... [more]
TASHINEE f Tamil
Flow of water
THANGAM f Tamil
Means "gold" in Tamil.
THANUSHIYA f Tamil
Meaning unknown at this moment in time.
THARUKSHAN m Tamil
Meaning uncertain at this moment in time. It might possibly be a variant of Tharuksha or Tharushan or of similar-looking names.
URVASHA f Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Punjabi, Hinduism, Tamil, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese
Name - Urvasha उर्वशा... [more]
USH m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, Mal, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati
MEANING : early morning, dawn, daybreak, lover, bdellium, saline earth, fossile salt ... [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]
VAISHNAVAN m Tamil
Masculine form of Vaishnavi. Also compare Vaishnav.
VALGA f Sanskrit, Marathi, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati, Tamil
MEANING - a bridle, rein, Goddess Durga
VANI f Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali, Marathi
MEANING - wish, desire, fire, bestowing, procuring
VASHA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Nepali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Malayalam, Gujarati, Assamese
MEANING - willing, obedient, submissive, free, daughter , woman, female elephant ... [more]
VASVI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Punjabi
MEANING - night; excellent, beneficent , sweet
VEENA f Indian, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil
Variant transcription of Vina.
VEGA f Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Indian, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali
MEANING - speed, quickness, velocity, current ( of water ), momentum
VENKATESH m Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
Means "lord of Venkata", derived from Venkata, the name of a hill in Andhra Pradesh, India, combined with Sanskrit ईश (īśá) meaning "lord, master, ruler". This is also the name of a form of the Hindu god Vishnu especially revered in southern India.
VENKATRAMAN m Indian, Malayalam, Tamil
From वेंकटेशा (venkateša) meaning "lord of Venkata hill", a combination of Venkata, the name of a hill in Andhra Pradesh, India (see Venkata), and Sanskrit ईश् (īś) meaning "lord, master" (see Isha)... [more]
VENNILA f Tamil (Rare)
Said to mean "white moon" in Tamil.... [more]
VIGNESH m Indian, Tamil
Tamil variant of Ganesha.
VIGNESHWARAN m Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
Possibly a combination of Vignesh and Tamil வர்ணம் (varṇam) or Malayalam വര്‍ണ്ണം (varṇṇaṁ) both meaning "colour", likely derived from Sanskrit वर्ण (varna) which has the same meaning... [more]
VIJAYALAKSHMI f Indian, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam
Means "victory of Lakshmi" or "mark of victory", derived from Sanskrit विजय (vijaya) meaning "victory, conquest, triumph" (see Vijaya) combined with the name Lakshmi.
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]
VINAYIKA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil, Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Nepali
MEANING - remover of obstacles, female leader, female preceptor, a term for wife of lord Ganesha
VINOTHAN m Tamil
A Tamil name, possibly more common in Sri Lanka than India. Means "Bringer of Light".
VINU f & m Tamil
VINUSHIA f Tamil
Variant of Venusha or feminine form of Vinushi.
VIRAAJ m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali
MEANING : Shining, Brilliant. Splendid, ruling far & wide, Sovereign, King
VISHADA f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Malayalam, Gujarati, Indian (Sikh ), Assamese
MEANING - spotless, brilliant, bright, calm, evident, intelligible, clear, cheerful
VITHUSHA f Tamil
Meaning unknown at this moment in time. Also compare Vidhyusha.
VRISHI f Sanskrit, Indian, Hindi, Hinduism, Tamil
Name: Vrishi वृषी... [more]
VYJAYANTHIMALA f Indian (Rare), Tamil (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit वैजयन्ती (vaijayantī) meaning "banner, flag" combined with माला (mālā) meaning "garland, wreath". A known bearer is Vyjayanthimala Bali (1936-), a Tamil Indian actress and dancer.
YAZHINI f Tamil
Yazh is believed to be the first string instrument of ancient Tamil culture.... [more]
YUNI f Sanskrit, Hindi, Tamil, Indian, Hinduism, Telugu, Kannada
Means "connection, union" or "young woman" in Sanskrit.
YUVAN m Indian, Tamil (Rare), Malaysian (Rare)
From Sanskrit युवन् (yúvan) meaning “young, youthful, healthy”.