200 Modern Hindu Baby Girl Names With Meanings

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Written by Rathnavalli Pradeep

Rathnavalli Pradeep

Rathna has been with Being The Parent since the very beginning. Her immense passion to learn new aspects of  parenting and a vision to help prospective and new mothers is what drives her.

Modern Hindu Baby Girl Names With Meanings

The parents of the new age are very particular when they plan a family. Due to the rapid advancement of technology. The parents have access to all websites and that gives them easy access to all the information regarding diet, fitness and the do’s and don’ts. They have a checklist ready before and after the delivery of the baby. Hindu mythology gives a lot of emphasis to the meaning of the name of the baby as they believe it helps them to inherit the qualities in their personality.  It even lays emphasis on the time of birth and day, so many meanings are relevant to that as well. Some parents wish to name their babies after Gods and Goddesses to make them strong, powerful and virtuous in life.

A girl in Hindu Mythology is considered a blessing and a belief that Goddess Lakshmi has entered the family. In the modern age, parents of girls wish to give their baby girl a beautiful name with a traditional touch. They look for names which are a fusion of both and make the girl strong, assertive ,independent, full of pride, respect and even obedient and religious. These qualities together define a modern girl of today.

Top 200 Modern Hindu Baby Girl Names With Meanings in 2021

Given below are the top 200 modern Hindu baby girl names with meanings in 2021 and also a few selected names for a Hindu baby girl in the modern era.
SL No Name Meaning
1 Aadhya It denotes the first power
2 Aahana It refers to the inner light, and immortal, also means born during the day and the first ray of the Sun
3 Aalia It refers to excellent, highest and social standing, tall, and towering
4 Aanya It refers to a favour from god
5 Aaradhya It refers to be worshipped and is also a blessing of Lord Ganesh
6 Aarna It indicates water and is also a name for Goddess Lakshmi
7 Aarohi It refers to a music tune, and it means progressive as well as evolving
8 Aditi It indicates the mother of the gods, also means boundless and free
9 Advika It refers to the world, uniqueness and unique
10 Adweta It refers to idealistic and inspirational
11 Adya It indicates Goddess Durga, and also means the perfect and unequalled one
12 Ahana It refers to the inner light, and the immortal one
13 Akshara It refers to Goddess Saraswati and also means letters
14 Alika In indicates love
15 Amaira It relates to someone who is forever beautiful
16 Amaya It indicates the night rain
17 Amrita It refers to the immortal one
18 Amruta It refers to the immortal being state or a state of dead
19 Anaisha It refers to the special one
20 Ananya It denotes matchlessness, Goddess Parvati, and a charming and unique one
21 Anaya It signifies the favour from God
22 Andrea It means brave and courageous
23 Angel It denotes God’s messenger
24 Anika It denotes the brilliance and a name for Goddess Durga
25 Anushka It denotes grace and flower
26 Anvi A name for Devi and a name of a Goddess
27 Anya It signifies a graceful one
28 Aria It refers to a long escorted song
29 Arunima It refers to the dawn’s glow
30 Arya It denotes a noble Goddess and means a friend
31 Ashita It means adored by all
32 Avni It signifies the earth
33 Bhavna It denotes Goddess Parvati, and also means affection and reflection
34 Bhagyasri It denotes the fortunate one
35 Baghyawati It denotes the lucky
36 Bhanumati It denotes the famous one and also full of lustre
37 Bhavani It denotes Goddess Parvati
38 Binita It signifies the modest one
39 Bishakha It denotes a star
40 Brinda It signifies Tulsi
41 Bina It refers to the understanding one
42 Bimala It signifies the pure one
43 Bhavini A name for Goddess Parvati
44 Chaaya It denotes shadow
45 Chaitaly It means pleasant and one who loves pleasure
46 Chakrika It denotes Goddess Lakshmi
47 Chaman It signifies a garden
48 Chameli It signifies a creeper which has fragrant flowers
49 Chanchal It means Goddess Laxmi or the active one
50 Chandani It indicates the moon light or a river
51 Charita It denotes the with a pleasant character
52 Chasmum It indicates chase
53 Chavvi It signifies radiance or the reflection or Image
54 Daksha It signifies the earth
55 Dhriti It denotes morale, steadiness, courage, virtue and patience
56 Divya It indicates a divine Lustre
57 Diya It denotes glow or light
58 Dalaja It means one that is produced from petals
59 Damini It refers to lightning
60 Damyanti It refers to the “soothing”; “or subduing” one
61 Darika It indicates a maiden
62 Dayamai It denotes a kind and merciful one
63 Dayita It denotes the beloved one
64 Deepa It signifies a light and lamp
65 Ekaja It indicates the only child
66 Ekani It reflects the one and only one
67 Ekanta It indicates a peaceful one
68 Ekta It indicates unity
69 Ela It reflects the Oak
70 Eshana It indicates a desire or a wish
71 Eta It reflects a luminous one
72 Ekantika It indicates the who is focused
73 Ella It indicates light
74 Ekiya It reflects kindness and unity
75 Falguni It indicates the beautiful one
76 Forum It indicates a fragrant one
77 Faiza It indicates a successful and blooming one
78 Falak It reflects a star and orbit
79 Fatheha It indicates a winner of hearts
80 Farzeen It means the intelligent and wise one
81 Farida It indicates a unique one
82 Gauri It indicates a white and fair one
83 Geet It indicates a little song
84 Geetika It refers to a beauty one
85 Ganga It is a holy river’s name and even worshipped by many Hindus
86 Garima It indicates honour. Strength and power
87 Gaurangi It indicates the one with fair complexion
88 Gayathri It indicates the mother of Vedas
89 Gaurika It means a young girl
90 Gautami It signifies the wife of sage
91 Hiral It indicates the lustrous one
92 Harini It indicates Goddess Lakshmi
93 Hemangini It indicates one with a golden body
94 Hema It indicates beautiful one
95 Harinakshi It indicates a precious one
96 Harita It signifies the green one
97 Hemal It means golden
98 Hemani It reflects the wisdom or knowledge and a name for Goddess Parvati
99 Heena It indicates a fragrant one
100 Ira It indicates earth and also a name for Goddess Saraswati
101 Isha It means the protector
102 Ishani It refers to someone close to God and a name for Goddess Durga
103 Ishanvi It refers to the Goddess of knowledge
104 Ishita It refers to wealth and superiority
105 Idika It indicates the earth
106 Idris It means studious and also the lord
107 Ijaya It signifies sacrifice
108 Ikshita It signifies the visible one
109 Indali It indicates a powerful one
110 Jasmine It indicates a shrub with good fragrance and even famous as an ornamental one
111 Jhanvi Also known as Ganga ,the river
112 Jagrati It indicates the awakening one
113 Jagvi It refers to the worldly one
114 Jalsa It means celebration and the chosen one
115 Janaki It is the name of God and the daughter of King Janak
116 Januja It indicates a daughter
117 Janya It signifies life
118 Jasmit It means the famed one
119 Jeevika It indicates water or a source of life and a name for Goddess Lakshmi
120 Jhalak It indicates a glimpse or Spark
121 Kashvi It indicates a bright and shining one
122 Kavya It means a motion poetry or the poem with sentiments or foresight
123 Khushi It indicates delight, smile and happiness
124 Kiara It indicates a dark haired or the dusky and black one
125 Krisha It refers to the thin and divine one
126 Krishna It refers to the all attractive one
127 Kyra It means the sun or princess
128 Kajal It refers to confidence and hope
129 Kamya It indicates a desire or a wish
130 Kashika It refers to the shiny one
131 Lakshmi It indicates Goddess Laxmi, fortune or wealth
132 Lipika It indicates imagination and idea
133 Lolita It means the decorative, beautiful and delighted one
134 Lopa It refers to the wife of a sage
135 Lekha It indicates honesty
136 Leena It refers to the Goddess Lakshmi and also means good fortune, splendor and good luck
137 Libni It indicates the white one
138 Lochan It signifies an eye
139 Ladli It refers to the loved one
140 Lajita It indicates a happy person, also a queen
141 Mahika It means the earth, mist and dew
142 Manya It means the quiet one, who is honoured and respected
143 Maryam It indicates a beautiful women, and a beloved flower as well
144 Meera Refers to a devotee of Lord Krishna and even means a poetess
145 Megha It means a cloud
146 Meghana It indicates a cloud
147 Meher It signifies grace
148 Mishka It means a gift of Love
149 Mitali It signifies the bond between love and friendship
150 Myra It refers to the beloved one
151 Naira It means a glittering and shining one
152 Navya It means worthy of being praised
153 Nayantara It refers to the star of the eyes and also means Iris
154 Niharika It indicates a dew drop
155 Nisha It means night
156 Nitara It signifies the one with deep roots
157 Netra It means eye
158 Nidra It indicates goddess of sleep
159 Nikita It means victorioius
160 Nilima It refers to the blue colour of the sky
161 Olivia It means the olive tree
162 Omaja It refers to spiritual unity
163 Omisha It refers to smile and the Goddess of death and birth
164 Opal It refers to a jewel or a semi precious stone that shows colour changes
165 Ojasvi It refers to energetic and dignified one
166 Omya It means knowledge
167 Odika It means anklet
168 Oeshi It refers to the gods precious gift
169 Pari It refers to the angel or fairy
170 Pihu It signifies the chattering of bird
171 Pratyusha It signifies the bright morning
172 Prisha It signifies the beloved or a gift of god
173 Pahal It refers to the start
174 Palak It refers to the eyelid or the guardian
175 Panini It refers to a skilled person
176 Pallavi It refers to new leaves and a young shoot
177 Parul It refers to a graceful flower
178 Pavani It signifies Lord Hanuman
179 Qayanat It is the creator of all
180 Raveena It refers to a bright and sunny one
181 Ridhi It refers to good fortune, prosperity , success and wealth
182 Rabhya It means the worshipped one and even means princess, queen and the celebrated one
183 Samaira It means the one protected by God and the enchanting one
184 Sarah It refers to a pure and happy, princess
185 Shanaya It refers to the distinguished and eminent one. It is also the first ray of the sun and the one whose born on Saturday
186 Shravya It refers to the one who is worthy of being heard or proclaimed
187 Suhani It indicates someone pretty or pleasant
188 Tanvi It signifies slender and beautiful, and is also a name for Goddess Durga
189 Trisha It signifies a noble one
190 Tishya It signifies an auspicious one
191 Urishilla It denotes an excellent person
192 Vamika It means calm and peaceful and is a name for Goddess Durga
193 Vasana Another name for Goddess Durga
194 Vasatika It means the morning light
195 Widisha It denotes knowledge and intermediate religion
196 Yadavi It means powerful and vast and is a name for Goddess Durga
197 Zara It indicates radiance
198 Zoya It denotes life and love
199 Zaha It means a satisfied and peaceful one
200 Zaida It means a prosperous and fortunate one
201 Zivah It denotes brilliance, radiance, the light of God and brightness

Thus, a name has a strong significance in the baby’s life. It is thus important to look for a name and understand its meaning well before adopting one for the baby girl. The  Hindu Mythology has a plethora of names which are distinct and unique, so look for a unique name for the tiny feet and rosy lips, which the parents can be proud of later in life.

Read Also: 100 Hindu Goddess Lakshmi Names for Your Baby Girl

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Rathnavalli Pradeep,BE in Computer Science from Bharathidasan university, Tirucharapalli.

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