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Names For Baby Girls




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A

Name Meaning
Aaditya ----
Abhavya name of Goddess Durga
Abhilasha desire
Abira ----
Achala strong
Achira ----
Achit ----
Adhya name of Goddess Durga
Aditi Mother of all Gods
Aishwarya riches
Akanksha desire
Akriti ----
Akuti princess
Alaka/Alka girl between eight and eighteen years old; a girl with long hair
Alakananda tributary of the Ganges flows very fiercely
Alisha ----
Ameera riches
Amita eternal
Amrita celestial drink
Anamika without a name
Ananta name of Goddess Durga
Ananya one and only
Anika ----
Anita ----
Anjali offering
Anjana mascara
Anjusha ----
Ankita ----
Annesha a desire to know
Anshikha without a peak or shikhar
Anu ----
Anuja younger sister
Anupama beautiful
Anuradha a bright star
Anusha ----
Anvita/Anvitha ----
Aparajita invincible
Aparna same as Parvati
Apoorva indescribable
Archana prayer
Armin ----
Armine ----
Armity ----
Arpana offering
Arpita offering
Aruna sun
Arundhati a star
Asha hope
Ashlesha ----
Ashrita ----
Askini daughter of Prajapati Virat
Avani ----
Avantika ----
Avatika ----
Ayesha ----

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B

Name Meaning
Bela a fragrant flower
Bhagyashree ----
Bhanumati ----
Bharati India
Bhavana/Bhawana gesture; also emotion
Bhavini name of Goddess Durga ; also sensitive
Bhavya name of Goddess Durga ; also grand
Bhumika the godess of the earth
Bina a musical instrument
Bindiya ----
Bindu a dot

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C

Name Meaning
Cauvery same as Cavery
Chandana sandalwood
Chandrika one who resembles the moon
Charu beauty
Charuta beauty
Chetana life force
Chhavvi image
Chhaya shadow
Chitra god; a star in astrology
Chitrangda ----

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D

Name Meaning
Daksha ----
Dakshata alertness
Damini lightning
Darshini ----
Deena ----
Deepa same as Deepika
Deepika a little light
Deepshikha tip of a flame
Deepti brilliance
Devaki mother of Lord Krishna
Dhara the Earth
Dharani the Earth
Dhun song
Dilkush ----
Dilshad ----
Divya heavenly, brilliant
Dristi sight, a form of the Devi

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E

Name Meaning
Ekta unity
Enika little deer
Eersha competetive spirit , also jealousy

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F

Name Meaning
Firaki ----
Firoza ----

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G

Name Meaning
Ganga the Ganges
Gargi ----
Gauri Goddess Parvati
Gautami ----
Gayatri mother of the Vedas
Girija Goddess Parvati
Gita/Geeta beautiful hymn or song; also holy book of Hindus
Gitanjali an offering of songs
Gitika ----

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H

Name Meaning
Haripriya Goddess Lakshmi, the beloved of the Lord (Vishnu)
Harshita joyful
Hem gold
Hema god; daughter of the mountains
Heena/Hina henna

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I

Name Meaning
Ila ----
Indira Goddess Lakshmi
Ira ----
Iravati ----
Ishita ----

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J

Name Meaning
Jagrati awakning
Jahnavi/Janvi another name for river Ganga
Janani Mother of all
Jaya victory
Jayani a sakti of Ganesha
Jayashree victory
Jigisha a desire to learn
Juana ----
Juhi a fragrant flower
Jyoti flame
Jyotikaflame
Jyotsna moonlight

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K

Name Meaning
Kajal eyeliner
Kalpana imagination
Kamakshi a Devi, same as Lalita
Kamayani ----
Kamna Desire
Kanak gold
Kanchana a celestial Apsara, gold
Karuna Sympathy
Kasturi musk
Katee ----
Katyayani name for Goddess Parvati
Kavita poem
Kavya (beautiful) like a poem
Ketaki a fragrant plant
Ketika ----
Kiran rays
Kirti fame, a form of the Devi
Kirtika same as Kirti
Kitu ----
Komal tender
Krishna ----
Kriti A work of art
Kshama forgiveness, patience, a form of the Devi
Kuhuk cuckoo bird's call
Kumud same as Kumudini
Kumudini moon rays
Kuntala a lady with beautiful hair
Kusuma flower

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L

Name Meaning
Lalima blush
Lalita ----
Lata vine
Latika small vine
Laxmi same as Lakshmi
Leenata politeness
Lolaksi a sakti of Ganesha
Lopamudra ----

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M

Name Meaning
Madhavi as sweet as honey
Madhu honey
Madhuchanda sweet as honey and beautiful as the Moon
Madhulika sweet
Madhur sweet
Madhuri sweetness
Mahima greatness
Maitreyi ----
Maitri friendship; name of Sun
Mala necklace
Malati/Malathi same as Malti
Malavika name of a famous dancer; princess to the kingdom of Magada
Malini god; a gardener
Mallika ----
Malti small fragrant flower
Mamta mother's love for child, wife of sage Asija
Manasi another name for Goddess Saraswathi
Manavi ----
Mandakini river
Mandira pure, sacred like a temple
Maneejeh ----
Mangala auspicious
Manisha desire
Manjari ----
Manju small
Manushi ----
Marisa mother of Daksa
Matangi name of Goddess Durga
Mausami seasons
Maya magic
Mayuri ----
Medha intelligence, a form of the Devi
Meena precious stone
Meenal/Minal ----
Meenakshi a lady whose eyes are of the shape of a fish
Meera name of a saintly lady
Megha clouds
Meghana clouds
Mehroo ----
Mehul clouds of rain
Mena mother of Menaka
Menaka celestial damsel
Mili Found
Mina same as Meena
Mira same as Meera
Mitali ----
Mitra name of Sun, god of daylight
Mohini most beautiful
Mrigaja little deer
Mrigaya hunt

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N

Name Meaning
Naina/Nayana eyes
Nalini same as Gayatri; also lotus flower
Namrata humbleness
Nanda a sakti of Ganesha
Nandini name for Lord Siva, god of destruction
Nandita ----
Naomi ----
Narayani Goddess Lakshmi
Narmada same as Gayatri
Natasha ----
Neeharika ----
Neela blue color
Neelam sapphire
Neena ----
Neerja lotus flower
Neha love
Nidhi same as Gayatri
Nidra a form of the Devi
Nilima ----
Nilini perpetuator of the Kuru race
Nimmi ----
Nira ----
Niradhara ----
Niral ----
Nirati ----
Niraza pleasure giver
Nirguna ----
Nirmala same as Gayatri
Nirupa same as Gayatri
Nirupama same as Gayatri
Nisha night
Nishtha faith
Nita ----
Niti policy
Nitu ----
Nitya goddess Parvati, also eternal
Nivedita ----
Niveta ----
Noori ----
Nrutya ----
Nupur anklet

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O

Name Meaning
Ooha ----
Oonnati/Unnati progress
Ootkarsha/Utkarsha progress

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P

Name Meaning
Palaq eye lashes
Pallavi new tender leaves
Paloma ----
Palomi ----
Pamela ----
Paola ----
Parnita auspicious Apsara
Parul ----
Parveen ----
Patla name of Goddess Durga
Pauravi ----
Pavani same as Gayatri
Pavi ----
Pavithrapure
Payal an ornament worn around ankles
Perine ----
Phutika ----
Pinaz ----
Pinky ----
Pivari a wife of Sukha
Piya darling
Pooja prayer
Poonam full moon
Poorva breeze coming from the East
Prabha brightness
Prachi The East
Prachiti realization
Pradnya/Pragnya intelligence
Prajakta a small fragrant flower
Pratiksha to wait for something
Pratykha name of Goddess Durga
Preeti/Preethi love; dear and lovable
Prema dear and lovable
Premila ----
Prerana inspiration
Prisha ----
Pritha same as Kunti
Prithvi the earth
Priti satisfaction, renowned wife of Pulastya/Sukha
Priya loved one, darling
Priyamvada the one with a sweet, loving speech
Priyanka dear and lovable
Puja same as Pooja
Pundari ----
Punita ----
Purandhri same as Gayatri; also beautiful woman
Purnika ----
Purnima same as Gayatri; also a night of full moon
Purva East
Purvi East
Pushpa beautiful, tender like a flower
Pusti nourishment, a form of the Devi, wife of Ganapati

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R

Name Meaning
Rachna architecture, design
Radha same as Radhika
Radhika a form of the Devi, 5th Sakti, wife of Krishna
Ragini ----
Rahi passenger
Rakhi thread tied to protect brother from all evils
Ramya enchanting
Ranjana ----
Rasika ----
Rashmi the rays of the sun
Ratanpriya name of Goddess Durga
Rati a Devi
Raveena ----
Reena ----
Rekha line
Rema beautiful
Reema/Rima ----
Renuka name of Goddess Parvati
Reshma with skin as soft as silk
Revati wife of Balarama
Richa born in solar month Vrishabha
Riddhi Siddhi will follow
Rita ----
Ritika ----
Ritu seasons
Rituparna ----
Rohini name of a constellation
Romita ----
Roshni light
Rucha verses of the Vedas
Ruchi interest
Ruchira someone with a good taste
Rudrani a wife of Shiva
Rujuta ----
Rukmini wife of Lord Krishna
Rupa/Roopa beutiful lady
Rupali ----
Rupi (Rupee) ----
Rusha sun rays
Rushita ----

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S

Name Meaning
Sachi wife of Lord Indra
Sahana name of a raga
Saloni ----
Samiha desire
Samiksha ----
Sandhya dusk
Sangeeta/ Sangita music
Sanika flute
Sanjna wife of the Sun
Sanjukta ----
Santripti satisfaction
Sanyogita ----
Sanyukta ----
Sapna dream
Sarasvati a goddess
Saravati ----
Sarika thrush
Sarita river
Sarmistha a daughter of Vrsaparvan
Saru ----
Saryu A river in Ramayana
Sashi/Shashi the Moon
Sashti ----
Sasthi ----
Satyavati mother of Vyasa
Saumya/Soumya calm
Savarna daughter of the Ocean
Savita sun
Savitri a form of the Devi, 4th Sakti
Sayeda ----
Seema limit
Shahbano ----
Shaheen ----
Shaila ----
Shailaja name of Goddess Parvati
Shailee ----
Shaina ----
Shalini decent, good mannered lady
Shambhavee name of Goddess Durga
Shanaya ----
Shanta peaceful
Shantala calm, peaceful
Shanti peace
Shanu ----
Sharada Goddess of Knowledge; Saraswathi
Sharmila shy
Sharmistha ----
Sharonya Surrender to God
Sharvari ----
Shayantani The dusk
Sheetal cool
Shikha branch of a tree
Shilpa ----
Shivani ----
Shobha beauty
Shobhita ----
Shobhna elegance
Shoma ----
Shradhdha faith
Shreya auspicious
Shriya ----
Shruti/Sruti ability to hear
Shubha good
Shubhada a name of Goddess Durga and means doer of good
Shweta Saraswati or The Goddess of Learning; white
Siddhi then you must have a Riddhi
Simi/Simmi ----
Simran recollection
Smirti recollection, a form of the Devi
Smita smile
Sneha loving
Snigdha ----
Sobha elegance
Somatra excelling the moon
Sonal ----
Sonali ----
Sonia ----
Sophia ----
Sparsh Clear
Sraddha faith, a wife of Shiva
Sreelata ----
Sriya ----
Subhadra a wife of Arjuna
Subhaga a fortunate person
Subhangi ----
Subhuja auspicious Apsara
Sucheta charm
Suchi ----
Suchitra ----
Sudevi wife of Krishna
Sudha amrit
Suhasini another name for Goddess Laxmi
Sujata of high parentage
Suksma ----
Sulata/Sulatha beautiful creeper
Suman/Sumana flower
Sumati intelligent
Sumitra mother of Lakshman
Sunanda ----
Sunita a daughter of Dharma
Suniti ----
Sunrita same as Sunita
Supriya well loved
Surabhi wish-yielding cow; also fragrance
Suravinda a beautiful Yaksa
Surekha beautiful
Surotama auspicious Apsara
Suruchi ----
Surupa ----
Surya sun god
Sushma ----
Susila wife of Krishna, clever in amorous sciences
Susumna same as Lalita
Suvrata a daughter of Daksa
Swapna dream
Swati name of a constellation
Sweta Saraswati or The Goddess of Learning; white

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T

Name Meaning
Tanu body
Tanuja ----
Tanvi slim, delicate
Tapi ----
Tapti ----
Tara star
Tarika a small star
Tarpana same as Gayatri
Taruna same as Gayatri
Taruni young woman; also the rose
Tasha ----
Tejal ----
Tejaswini bright
Teji ----
Tina ----
Trilochana ----
Trishna thirst, a form of the Devi
Trupti satisfaction
Trusha ----
Tuhina ----
Tulasi a Devi
Tulika ----
Tusti peace, happiness, a form of the Devi

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U

Name Meaning
Udaya rise; progress
Ujwal/Ujjwala bright
Uma wife of Shiva
Urmila wife of Lakshmana
Urvasi/ Urvashi most beautiful of Apsaras
Usha dawn
Utkarshni name of Goddess Durga
Uttama the best
Uttara mother of Pariksit

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V

Name Meaning
Vaisakhi ----
Vaishali ----
Vallari ----
Vandana prayer
Vandita worshipped
Vani speech; ability to speak; sound
Vanita same as Gayatri
Varsha rain
Varuni a goddess
Vasanta spring
Vasanti spring
Vasavi mental daughter of the Pitras
Vasudha earth
Vasuki ----
Vasumati apsara of unequalled splendour
Vasundhara earth
Veena an Indian musical instrument
Vibhuti the one who has achieved enlightenment
Vidya wisdom, knowledge
Vijaya victory
Vijayashree victory
Vijiya winner
Vilasini ----
Vimal pure
Vimala pure, sakti of the Gayatri Devi
Vinata humble, mother of Garuda
Vinaya good behaviour
Vineeta same as Vinita
Vinita humble, modest
Virini ----
Visala celestial Apsara
Vishakha ----

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Y

Name Meaning
Yaksha ( a Sister of Daksha ).
Yamini night
Yamuna a river
Yatee name of Goddess Durga
Yauvani same as Gayatri
Yogita ----
Yugandhara ----
Yuvati young woman

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Z

Name Meaning
Zarine ----
Zeba ----

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