300+ Unique & Popular Indian Baby Names with Meaning

Choose Unique Indian Baby Names for your Bundle-of-joy

The joy of bringing a new life on earth is simply hard to describe in words. However, this joy comes with immense responsibility that every new parent has to fulfil in order to enjoy parenthood in the true sense. The first and foremost responsibility of a parent is to name their new bundle-of-joy. There is an extensive list of popular baby names easily available online but the urge of keeping a unique baby name makes every Indian parent keep on searching and browsing extensive baby names lists. There are some rules that are followed while naming the child in every caste and religion but with the changing time people have become conscious to provide their child with a unique and meaningful name, as the name they select will have an impact on the child.
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Earlier people used to name their child with the name of deities, thinking that their child will bear some of their good and ideal qualities. With a great number of people selecting such names, soon these names became so common that such names were heard in almost each and every home. However, with times things started to change and people were interested in a meaningful and fascinating name that not only have wonderful meaning but were also short and simple to call. As a parent, one should never casually name their child but carry out a little bit of research and should also browse through some popular websites that provide lists of unique and popular Indian baby names that are hard to find anywhere else.

151 Unique Baby Names for Boys

Name Meaning
Aaryan Ancient, Of Long Ago, Prehistoric, Warrior, Fighter, Speedy, Rapid,
Aahan Sunrise, Strength, Morning Glory, First Ray Of Light,
Aarav Peaceful, Ray, Beam, Glimmerpeaceful, Music, Hope
Aarush Calm, Serene, Equable, Red, Scarlet, Flame, Brilliant,
Aayush  Stage Of Life, Guy, Blessing, Protection, Benedictionage, Long Lived,
Anvit Relation, Connection, Interdependence Of, Leader, Chief
Aarsh Bright, Shining, Sparkling, Hero, Honesty, Truthbright
Atharv Lord Ganesh, Name Of A Ved, Name Of A Rishi Married To Santi
Adyant Unique, Expensive, Unequalled, Unbeaten
Akrant Force, Strength, Vigour, Power, Ability
Arjun Fair, Impartial, Pure, Brilliant, Gifted
Aaaqil Aaaqil One Who Is Wise And Intelligent
Arnav Ocean, Sea, Star, Heliosocean, Wave
Aayan Gift Of God, The One Who
Bhavin Livelihood, Winner, Victor
Bhasker Sun, Skilled Person; Bright And Radiant,
Bharath Clever, Intelligent, Talented,
Bhavesh Lord Of Sentiment, Lord Of Existence, Lord Of The Universe
Chethan Intelligence, Intellectual Capacity, Braininess, Perceiption, Vigour
Chitransh Artist, Creator, Someone Who Has Immense Talent In Painting
Dibyansh Part Of The God, Part Of The Divine Light
Danish Merciful, Forgiving, Intelligence
Dakshya Cleverness, Intelligence, Precocity, Honesty
Devashish Benediction Of God, Pleased By The Gods
Daiva By the grace of God.
Devak God or divine entity.
Divit Someone who has conquered death
Eshan Lord Shiva- Hindu
Eklavya Student Who Learned Bow By Watching
Eshaan Desiring And Wishing
Falak The Sky
Gagan The Sky, Heaven
Gaurav Honor, Integrity, Virtue, Pride
Gritik Mountain, Peak, Range, Hill, High
Geeth Song, Air, Lay, Poem
Garvit Proud, Pleased, Pleasing, Garv
Garg Name of a saint, bull
Harshit Beautiful, Attractive, Lovely
Hitesh Lord Of Goodness-Hindu Lord Venkateshwara
Hritik Name Of A Sage, From The Heart
Hanshik Swan, Swan; One Of The Many Names Of Lord Shiva
Hardik Joy, Happy
Ivan Ruler, Leader, Overlord, Royal
Ishaan Ruler, Leader, Overlord
Ishir Another Name For Agni
Ina Hindu Lord Surya
Ilesh Hindu Lord Of Earth
Jaideep Victory to the light
Jaikirti Glory of victory
Janesh King
Jayant Victorious, Hindu Lord Vishnu
Krithvik Joyful, Cheerful, Jubilant, Glad, Pleased
Kritik Hindu-Son Of Lord Shiva, Lord Murugan, Well Starred
Krishav Hindu-Lord Krishna And Lord Shiva
Karthik Hindu-Lord Murugan, One Who Bestows Courage
Khavish Hindu-King Of Poets, Other Name Of Lord Ganesh
Kunal Lotus, Golden, Gold-Coloured,
Kiaan Ancient, king
Laksh Aim, Target, Goal, Sign
Lokesh King of World
Lakshit Distinguished, regarded
Lalit Beautiful, Desirable, Voluptuous, Gentle
Lucky Shubh
Mivaan Sunrays of God
Madhav Another name of Lord Krishna, Sweet like Honey
Mohit Ensnarled by beauty, Attracted, Infatuated, Bewildered
Mika Cool, Sweet, Intelligent
Maanav Man, Youth, Relating to Manu, Humankind, Human being, Pearl, Treasure human being
Monish Lord of mind, Attractive
Mitra Friend or someone who is close to the heart.
Nikhil Whole, Perfect, Complete, Entire
Nitesh God of law, One well versed in law, Follower of the correct way
Nishant The Moon, Dawn, Peace, Pleasant early morning, Daybreak
Nirav Quiet, Calm, Without sound, Silent
Naadir Fresh, Dear, Rare, Pinnacle
Niraj Lotus flower, Pure, Free from attachment
Owaisi Muslim-Brave, Gifted talented
Omkar The sound of the sacred syllable, One who has the form of Om
Omparkash Brightness, Brightness; Radiance Of Divinity; Divine Luminance; Sacred Light
Ojas Shine, Full of Light, Body
Opesh Support, Pillar
OjasviVi Gorous, Powerful, Strong, Brave
Parth King, Arjun
Priyansh Lovable part of someone
Parav Name of a sage
Punit Pure or holy
Priyanshu First Ray of The Sunlight
Pankaj Lotus flower, Another name for Brahma
Qaadir Able, Powerful
Qamrun The Moon
Qamaruddin Moon Of The Religion, Moon Of The Faith
Qasif Discover, Find, Run Down
Qabir A Grand, Great Man
Rohan A river in paradise, Ascending, Blossom, Rising
Rachit Invention
Rihaan Gods chosen one, Destroyer of enemies
Rishav Morality, Superior, Excellent
Rohit Red, The Sun, Jewellery, A rainbow
Rishabh Morality, Superior, Excellent, A musical note, Bull
Rabiah Greenery
Reyan Fame
Ritesh Lord of seasons, Lord of truth
Ravi Delighted, Satisfied, Hope, Expectation, Wish, The Sun
Ridhaan Someone who is in search of something
Shubham Good, Auspicious
Saahil Sea shore, Guide, Shore, Bank
Sunil Dark blue, Sapphire, Blue stone
Shami Fire, Name of a tree, Work
Saatvik Virtuous, Lord Krishna, Worthy, Important, Pure, Good
Sonu Gold
Shaan Pride, Peaceful
Sanchit Collected, Gathered
Shlok Song
Tej Light, Lustrous, Power, Brilliance
Tarun Connection, Young, Youth, Ageless, Gentle
Tarik Method, Way, Mode, Manner, Morning star
Tanmay Engrossed
Taimur Brave strong, A famous king, Iron
Tushar Ice, Snow, Fine drops of water
Uday To rise, Blue lotus
Umang Enthusiasm, Joy, Zeal, Aspiration, Ambition
Utkarsh Prosperity or awakening or high quality, Advancement – to rise
Ujwal Splendorous, Lit, Brilliant, Attractive
Usman Trust worthy friend
Umarah Old Arabic name, Habitation
Vaibhav Richness, Power, Eminence
Viraaj Biggest in universe, The Sun or the king, Resplendent
Vibhu All pervading
Viyaan Artist, Special knowledge
Virat Massive, Very big, Giant proportioned, Majestic
Vinay Good manners, Decency, Restraint
Wasan Idol, Song of praise
Wedant The scriptures, Vedic method of self realization, Knower of the Vedas, Theology, Absolute truth
Wasim Graceful, Good looking
Waris Heir, Inheritor, Successor
Waqaar Self-respect, Majesty, Veneration
Wasif Full of qualities, Expansionist, Vast
Xitiz Quickly
Xolani Peace; Tree
Yash Victory, Glory, Success, Celebrity
Yuvan Youthful, Young, Healthy, The Moon
Yakshit Who is made forever, Permanent, God
Yogi Devotee, Ascetic, Meditative, Religious
Yaqub Ruby, Precious stone
Yogesh God of Yoga
Yanchit Glorified
Yuhaan Freed salve of Zubair
Yasin Famous and Wealthy; Rich; Protector of Fame
Yuvraj Prince; A Prince; Heir Apparent; A Prince of World
Yashraj King of Fame
Yogaraj Lord of Meditation
Zaid Growth, Super abundance
Zihan Brightness, Whiteness, Drought
Zuhair Blooming, Shining, Clear
Zishan Person who Stay with style, Peaceful
Zubair Counsels, Brings together
Zaheer Bright, Shining, Sparkling, Luminous

151 Unique Baby Names for Girls

Name Meaning
Aabha Glow, Luster, Shine
Aaravi Peace
Avni The earth
Amisha Beautiful, Without decept, Pure, Truthful
Aarushi Dawn, Red Sky in the early morning, First rays of the Sun
Ankita Conquered, A signet, Symbol, With auspicious marks
Aditi Mother of the gods, Liberty, Perfection, Creativity
Anshika Minute particle, Beautiful
Ayat Many signs & proofs, Verses in the Quran, Royal
Akansha Wish, Desire
Asifa Just, Equitable
Bhavya Grand, Splendid, Virtuous, Composed, Beautiful, Brilliant
Bhavana Affection, Feeling, Imagination, Direct knowledge, Sentiment
Bhumika Earth, Base
Begum Honorific title, Queen
Barkha Rain, Life giving
Bindu Drop of water, Point
Bipasha A river, Limitless, A river now known as the beas
Bhuvika Heaven
Bishti Rainfall
Chanda The Moon
Chaya Shadow, Shade, Reflection
Charitha Good, One having a very clean character, Warm hearted
Chitra Painting, Picture, A Nakshatra, Brilliant, Illustrious
Chavi Reflection
Charu Beautiful; Attractive; Pleasing
Chahak Lover; Voice of Sweet Bird
Deesha Direction
Deeksha Initiation, Sacrifice, Preparation for ceremony
Divya Divine luster, Charming, Beautiful, Divine
Deepali Collection of lamps, Row of lamps
Deekshita Initiation, Prepared
Deepshikha Flame, Lamp
Eshita One who desires, Desired, One who seeks, Desirous
Eiliyah The beautiful one to grow in peace and Love with God
Eila The Earth; Daughter of Manu; Variant of Evelyn
Ektaa Unity; Beauty
Evana Queen; Beautiful; Peaceful; God is Gracious
Eknoor One Light; Light of God
Faiza Victorious, Winner, Gain
Fida Redemption or sacrifice
Foziah Successful
Falaq Break of dawn, The Sky, Breeze
Fahima Intelligent
Farah Joy, Happiness, Excitement
Fozia Forehead, Intelligence
Garima Warmth
Geeta Holy book of the hindus, Song, Poem, The bhagvad Gita
Gauthami River Godavari, One who enlightens, One who removes darkness, Another name for Durga
Gauhar Diamond, Precious stone
Gulnaz Cute like a flower
Gourvi Honour; Proud; Pride; Respect
Hema Golden
Hamsa Swan
Harshi Joyous
Hena Mehndi, Fragrance
Harsha Joy, Delight, Happiness, Excitement
Himanshi Ice
Hetal Friendly
Ishika An arrow, Dart, One who achieves, Paint brush, Daughter of God
Ishita Mastery, Wealth, Superior, Desired, Eminence
Iqra Study, Read (Celebrity Name: Sanjay Dutt)
Ikshitha Visible, Beheld
Induma The Moon
Ismita Lover of God, Friend of God
Jaanvi Ganga – the river, As precious as your life
Jeeva Life, Immortal
Jiyana God is gracious, Strength
Jahida Abstinent, Helps the vulnerable
Julie Vivacious
Jahnavi River Ganga
Jagriti Vigilance, Awareness
Kaavya Poetry in motion, Poem, Laden with sentiment, Worth, Learning
Khushee Happiness, Smile, Delight
Khaira Charitable, Good
Kamya Beautiful, Lovable, Assiduous, Successful
Kaashi Pilgrimage
Kavya Poetry
Kinara River banks
Kanika An atom, Small, Girl
Kamini Desirable, Beautiful, Affectionate, A beautiful woman
Kimaya Miracle, Divine
Liza Joy, Devoted to God
Lithika Cute and perfect
Lakshita Distinguished, Regarded
Lavya Renowned for his devotion to his Guru
Lavani Grace
Lafiza As Deep as a sea
Maira Beloved, Favorable, Admirable, Marvellous
Madhu Honey, Sweet, Nectar, Charming
Madhavi A creeper with beautiful flowers, Springtime
Manvi Girl with humanity, One who poses all best qualities
Monika Counsel, Advisor, Solitary
Meenal Precious gem, Stone
Naavya Worth praising, Young, Praiseworthy
Nancy Favor, Grace
Nainshi Beautiful Like Eyes
Naaz Pride, Elegance, Young, Gentle, Coquetry
Naziah Companion, Friend
Nabhya Central
Omaira Star
Oshee Divine
Oyshee Divine, Rose
Oshmi Personality
Omana A woman
Peehu She is great, Sweet sound, Pea-hen
Priyanshi Lovable, Dear, Loving
Poorva Earlier, One, Elder, East
Priyanka Beautiful, Lovable act, Symbol, Body
Pariza Fairy
Pakiza Pure, Chaste, Polite, Nice
Pariniti Bird
Qirat Beautiful recitation
Qasima Beautiful woman, Distributor, Divider
Qamra Moonlight, Moonlit, Bright
Quasar Meteor
Riya Rich or from hadria, Gem, Goddess Lakshmi, Graceful, Singer
Richa Hymn, The writing of the Vedas, The collected body of the Vedas, Brilliance
Rishika Silken, Saintly, Pious, Learned
Riddhi Good fortune, Prosperity, Wealth, Success, Superiority
Raaida Explorer, Guide, Leader
Rushali Bright girl
Saachi Beloved, Grace, Truth, Following, Companion, Another name for Agni
Saara Princess, Noble lady, Precious, Pure, Excellent, Sweet smelling
Saachi Truth
Shuchi Pure, Bright, Holy, Worthy
Sheena Gods gift, Ankle bells, Brightness, Gaelic
Shubhi Good luck, Auspicious
Shama Flame, Peaceful, Lamp, An Apsara or celestial nymph
Trisha Thirst
Tejal Lustrous, Energetic, Gifted, Brilliant
Tanisha Fairy queen, Ambition, Goddess of physique
Trupti Stiltedness
Tabish Heaven, Strong, Brave, Vigorous, Ocean
Tahira Chaste, Pure, Pious, Clean, Holy
Udita One who has risen
Umaiza Bright, Beautiful and soft hearted
Unnati Progress, High point, Wealth, Success
Upasana Veneration, Worship, Devotion
Urvashi A celestial maiden, An Angel, Most beautiful of apsaras
Urveen Friend, See also ervin
Umrao Noble
Urshia One who belongs in the skies
Vaani Speech
Vihana Early morning
Vrushali Success
Viyana Wisdom
Viti Light
Vrusty Rainfall, Heavy rain
Vinnie Queen of the universe
Vrushika Love of Eye
Vaiyushi Loved by everyone and respectful to everyone
Wasiqa Confident, Sure, Certain
Wafiza Fresh air
Wardah Rose
Waddia Amicable, Friendly
Warqah Petal of a flower
Yashi Famous, Successful
Yashika Success, Yash ko prapth karne Wali
Yaksha Representative of God, A type of a demi God, Protecter of forests
Yukthi Trick, Power, Strategy, Solution by logic, By reasoning, Tact, Skill, Argument
Yakshita Wonder girl
Yaashni Lightning; Successor
Yutika Multitude, Flower
Zaara In flower, Bright as the dawn, Brilliance, Blossoming flower
Zoya Life, Rejoicing
Zabeen Fair and beautiful
Zanisha Dispeller of ignorance, Ruler of humans
Zia Light
Zareen Full of expression and smile, Golden
Zoe life
Zara princess


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The name is supposed to play a significant role in shaping the character and personality of a child, as it is believed that the meaning of the name has a role to play in shaping the behaviour and personality of the child. Names also give children a connection to their culture and religion, as every religion has a specific set of names for the people to choose accordingly. Giving your child a latest and contemporary name is essential, as children with old and traditional names are usually mocked by friends and peers. Thus, to save your child from embarrassment and shame, parents need to choose some meaningful yet popular baby names for boys & girls that will provide them with immediate recognition among peers. If you are struggling to find some best websites for naming your baby you can visit Mommy’s Magazine, which is a perfect platform to find some unique and popular baby names that you will simply love.


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