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Indian baby names and meanings

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Indian names for girls and boys

Searching for a baby name with Indian origins for your girl or boy? Look no further. The South Asian country has many beautiful, melodic names perfect for a baby girl or boy. Here are some lovely Indian baby names for you to consider.

Indian Baby Girl

There are so many beautiful Indian names perfect for little boys and girls. Whether you are Indian, your partner is or you just love the South Asian culture, these names are a great way to honor India.

Many Indian baby names are from Sanskrit, one of India's national languages. It's primarily used for ceremonies, but many modern Indian languages are based on Sanskrit.

Indian baby girl names and meanings

Looking for a name for your little girl. Here are 125 great Indian baby girl names and their meanings:

  1. Aadhaya - First power
  2. Aadrika - Mountain
  3. Aesha - Wish
  4. Amara - Immortal, eternal
  5. Arya - Noble, honored
  6. Bahula - A star
  7. Bimala - Pure
  8. Bulbuli - A songbird
  9. Chahna - Love
  10. Chanda - Moon
  11. Chimayi - Blissful
  12. Chunni - Star
  13. Daksha - Able, talented
  14. Dalaja - From petal
  15. Deepa - Lamp
  16. Devya - Divine power
  17. Dulari - Dear
  18. Eesha - Purity
  19. Eka - Matchless, unique
  20. Esha - Desire
  21. Eta - Luminous
  22. Faiza - Gain
  23. Faria - A caravan
  24. Fawiza -Successful
  25. Fulki - Spark
  26. Gagana - The sky
  27. Gandhara - Fragrance
  28. Ganika - Flower
  29. Garati - Virtuous woman
  30. Gaura - Fair woman
  31. Gazala - A deer
  32. Geshna - Singer
  33. Giva - Hill
  34. Gudiya - Doll
  35. Guna - Good character
  36. Haima - Snow
  37. Hanima - A wave
  38. Harsha - Happiness
  39. Hasina - Beautiful
  40. Hena - A flower
  41. Hiya - Heart
  42. Husna - Beautiful
  43. Idha - Insight
  44. Ikshu - Sweetness
  45. Ina - Mother
  46. Indu - Moon
  47. Ipsa - Desire
  48. Ivy - A creeper
  49. Izna - Light
  50. Jagathi - Of the universe
  51. Jaheel - Lake
  52. Jaina - Good character
  53. Jayan - Victory
  54. Jenya - True
  55. Jyothi - Light of sun
  56. Kaberi - Full of water
  57. Kahini - Young
  58. Kali - A bud
  59. Kamala - Goddess
  60. Kamika - Desired
  61. Kamya - Beautiful
  62. Karabi - A flower
  63. Karuni - Compassion
  64. Kuvira - Compassionate woman
  65. Laboni - Grace
  66. Lajja - Modesty
  67. Lalita - Beautiful
  68. Lona - Pretty
  69. Lucia - Light of India
  70. Maalai - Garland of flowers
  71. Madhuri - Sweetness
  72. Milana - Union
  73. Mythri - Friendship
  74. Nabhitha - Fearless
  75. Nadia - Beginning
  76. Namita - Humble
  77. Nazima - Song
  78. Nila - Enchanting moon
  79. Nisha - Night
  80. Oditi - Dawn
  81. Omala - Earth
  82. Oshma - Summer season
  83. Oviya - Artist
  84. Paavai - Beautiful girl
  85. Pallavi - New leaves
  86. Pankaja - Lotus
  87. Pia - Beloved
  88. Puja - Worship
  89. Purva - Elder
  90. Raima - Pleasing
  91. Rajani - Night
  92. Ramya - Delightful
  93. Reena - Gem
  94. Rhea - Singer
  95. Roshni - Brightness
  96. Rupi - Beauty
  97. Saachi - Truth
  98. Safia - Chaste
  99. Salena - The moon
  100. Selma - Fair
  101. Shashi - The moon
  102. Sheela - Cool
  103. Shri - Respected
  104. Sonika - Golden
  105. Suvarna - Golden
  106. Swetha - Pure
  107. Tamasi - Night
  108. Tarika - Starlet
  109. Trayi - Intellect
  110. Tuhina - Snow
  111. Tvisha - Bright
  112. Udaya - Dawn
  113. Unnati - Progress
  114. Urja - Energy
  115. Ushashi - Morning
  116. Vahini - Flowing
  117. Valli - Creeper
  118. Varsha - Rain
  119. Vidya - Learning
  120. Vilina - Dedicated
  121. Viveka - Right
  122. Yosana - Girl
  123. Yuvati - Young Lady
  124. Zahira - Shining
  125. Zaina - Beautiful

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