Most Popular Baby Names In India With a Meaning


Here you will find popular baby names for both boys and girls in India. All names are presented with a meaning. 

On this page you will find the most popular baby names in India. Most parents want names that are trendy and popular even though it sometimes is nice to be a bit unique. If you would like a popular name you can choose a baby name from this list. If you do not want a common name you might want to avoid these names. 

Popular baby names in India

Maybe you have just welcomed a little baby prince or princess into your family? Or maybe you are still pregnant and are searching for a name to give to your baby? Here we have collected a number of name suggestions that are popular in India, along with the name’s meaning. 

Last on this page you will find popular baby names for girls. 

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Popular baby names for boys

One of the most popular names for baby boys in India is Aarav. This is a modern name with the meaning “peaceful” and “wisdom”. Other popular names for baby boys are Vivaan, Aditya, Vihaan and Arjun. Below you will find a list of 50 popular baby names for boys with a meaning. 

Boys namesMeaning
AahvaBeloved
AadivDelicate
AaravWisdom; musical note
AkankshDesire
AlexTo defend; to protect
AnantInfinite
AtikshWise
AyaanNature
BhuvSky; heaven
DasyaA gift of God
GianMaster of knowledge; God is gracious
HemGold
IdhantLuminous
IshankPeak of the Himalayas
JashVictory; fame; good wishes
JayVictory
JosephGod will give
KabirFamous saint
KahaanLord Krishna; universe
KairavWhite lotus
KevinHandsome; birth
LakshAim; destination
LuvSon of Lord Rama
MananThinking; to reflect
MohammadThe praised one
NakshMoon
NimitDestiny
NiravQuiet; silent
PahalBeginning; initiative
ParvFestival
PranayRomance
RachitInvention
RajKing
RanbirThe brave warrior
RaunakShining
ReyanshRay of light
RishaanA good human being
RishitThe best
RohanAscending
RudraRemover of pain; another name for Lord Shiva
RushilCharming
SadhilPerfect
SarthakWell done
TaarushConqueror
TakshLord Ganesha
VedSacred knowledge
VihaanDawn; morning
VivaanFull of life
YashFame
YugEra
ZuberPure

Popular baby names for girls

One of the most popular names for baby girls in India is Aabha. The meaning of this name is “glow” in Sanskrit. Other popular baby names for girls in India are Aahna, Aakanksha, Aakriti and Aarushi. Below you will find a list of 50 popular baby names for girls with a meaning. 

Girls namesMeaning
AaradhyaOne who is worth worshipping
AdahOrnament; decorated
AdhiraMoon; lightening
AlishaNoble; light
AmoliPrecious
AnaishaSpecial
AnanyaUnique; Goddess Parvati
AnikaGrace; another name for Goddess Durga
AnushkaGrace
AsmeeSelf-confident
AvniMother earth
CarinaBeloved; friend
DrishtiSight
HiyaHeart; happiness
IraWatchful
IshanaRich
IshitaDesired; greatness
KaiaStability; from the earth
KashviShining
KeyaFlower
KimayaDivine
KrishaDivine
LarisaCheerful
MahikaDew drops
MayraBeloved
MeharKindness; grace
MiraiMiracle
MishkaGift of love
NaiteeLittle gift; destiny
NavyaYoung
NehrikaDew drops
NeysaPure
PavatiClear water
PrishaBeloved, God’s gift
RykaBorn out of a hymn or prayer
RebeccaCaptivating
SaanviAnother name for Goddess Lakshmi
SahanaPatience; name of a raga
SaiDivine
SaishaTruth of life; God; jewel
SaloniBeautiful
ShanayaFirst ray of the sun
ShrishtiUniverse
SnehaLove; affection
TaahiraModest
TaaraStar
TanviA delicate girl; other name for Goddess Durga
VitiLight
ZaraPrincess; flower

Popular names

We hope you can find a great and popular name for your baby from these lists. If you do not want a popular name for your baby, you will find plenty of inspiration by browsing our website. 

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