Hindu God and Goddess Names For Your Baby

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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.

Hindu God and Goddess Names For Baby

Hindu mythology is vast and elaborate and Hinduism practices innumerable beliefs and ceremonies. It is one of the most followed faiths across the entire world. There are many gods and goddesses that encompass Hindu mythology and naming babies after God and Goddesses is believed to bless the babies and give them the qualities of the gods they are named after. This practice has been in vogue for years now. The name of a baby has a great impact on his/her personality, so parents do a lot of research, consult the priest and then decide on a name which they think is suitable for their baby.

Hinduism has strong faith in considering every human being as godly and also believes that religious harmony has paramount importance as well. This religion has many gods and goddesses, and so worshipping practices differ from one region to the other. There are umpteen ways to associate with God, many stories, texts and many names as well. This religion or faith has no set rules for worshipping god so all regions and cultures have their own set of differences.

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Top 175 Hindu Goddess Names For Baby Girls

Hindu Goddess Names For Baby girl

The parents name their baby girls to reflect the power and strength of the female goddess or deities who have blessed the followers. The names can be common or unique ones. Most of these are unheard and some are even common ones. Given below is a compiled list for baby girls.
SL No Name Meaning
1 Aadhya It denotes unequalled and is a name for Goddess Durga
2 Aahana It means the inner light
3 Aanya It refers to Goddess Durga and means graceful
4 Aaradhya It means a blessing of Lord Ganesha
5 Aarna It means Goddess Lakshmi
6 Aarohi It means a musical tune
7 Aarya A name for Goddess Durga
8 Aashriya It refers to the land of God
9 Aashvi It signifies Goddess Saraswati and means victorious and blessed
10 Aditi It is a Sanskrit word and means limitless
11 Aditri A name for Goddess Lakshmi, also means highest honor
12 Advika It means unique
13 Adya A name for Goddess Durga, refers to Sunday born
14 Aeindri It refers to faith as well as strength. It is also a name for Goddess Durga
15 Akira It means bright and clear
16 Amayra It means beautiful and regal
17 Ambika A name for Goddess Parvati and means loving
18 Ambuja It refers to the lotus flower which is where Goddess Saraswati and Lakshmi are seated
19 Ameya It refers to purity as well as cleanliness
20 Anika It means brilliant and graceful
21 Anvika It is the name of a goddess and means powerful
22 Anwita It refers to the most powerful mother goddess, also means understanding
23 Aparaa A name for Goddess Lakshmi
24 Aparna A name for Goddess Parvati, also denotes courage, strength and valour
25 Apraudha It denotes the one who never gets old
26 Araga A calm one, also a name for Goddess Durga
27 Arna It signifies water and is a name for Goddess Lakshmi
28 Arya It means noble and denotes Goddess Parvati
29 Aryahi Another name for Goddess Durga
30 Bani It is another name for Goddess Saraswati who is the one to impart knowledge
31 Bhagyashree It means the one blessed with fortune and good luck
32 Bharati A name for Goddess Saraswati
33 Bhargavi It refers to charming and beautiful
34 Bhaskari It refers to being radiant and bright as the sun
35 Bhavani It refers to Goddess Parvati and also means power
36 Bhavaprita It refers to the one loved by all
37 Bhavya It means momentous
38 Bilvanilaya It is a name for Goddess Lakshmi
39 Brahmi It means holy or sacred
40 Brinda It is another name for Radha
41 Chakrikaa It stands for Goddess Lakshmi, or the one with the divine wheel
42 Chandrarupa A name for Goddess Lakshmi
43 Charvi It refers to a beautiful girl
44 Deepa It refers to a lamp and is related to Goddess Lakshmi
45 Deepta It means flaming
46 Deeta A name for Goddess Lakshmi
47 Deetya It means answering the prayer
48 Devanshi It denotes a part of God.
49 Deveshi A name for Goddess Durga and refers to the head of all gods
50 Devika It means a little goddess
51 Dhanvi It signifies wealth and also the name of Goddess Lakshmi
52 Ditya A name for Goddess Durga
53 Ekaa A name for Goddess Durga and means matchless
54 Gauri It means the fair one and is related to Goddess Parvati
55 Gayatri It means the mother of all Vedas
56 Girija It refers to Goddess Parvati and is also known as the daughter of a mountain
57 Hamsini It refers to Goddess Saraswati who rides a swan
58 Haripriya It denotes the beloved of Lord Vishnu
59 Harithi Name of a Goddess
60 Hritvi It means happy and guidance
61 Hymavathy It refers to Goddess Lakshmi
62 Indusheetala It refers to cool like the moon
63 Ira A name of Goddess Saraswati and means earth
64 Isha It denotes the one who is the protector of all
65 Ishani It refers to the wife of god, a name for Goddess Parvati or Goddess Durga
66 Ishanvi Is a name for Goddess Parvati
67 Jaladhija It refers to Goddess Lakshmi’s a watery home
68 Jaya It means victory and a name for Goddess Durga
69 Jiana It means graciousness of God
70 Jina It is a name for Lord Vishnu
71 Kaishori A name of Goddess Parvati
72 Kamakshi It denotes the one with loving eyes
73 Kamalika A name used for Goddess Lakshmi and refers to being like Lotus or kamal
74 Kashtha It refers to the Goddess, also a path of wind
75 Kashvi It means bright and glowing
76 Kiah It means a new beginning
77 Kiana It means divine and healthy
78 Kimaya It means divine and miraculous
79 Krisha It means divine
80 Kriti A short name that means a variant
81 Lasaki It refers to Goddess Sita
82 Lohita A name for Goddess Lakshmi
83 Lokya A name for Goddess Lakshmi and refers to being worldly wise
84 Lola A name for Goddess Lakshmi
85 Mahira It means expert and talented
86 Manah A name for Goddess Durga and means mind
87 Medh A name for Goddess Saraswati, the one who imparts intellect and knowledge
88 Miraya It means a devotee of Lord Krishna
89 Misha It means one like God
90 Mishita A name for Goddess Laxmi
91 Naira It means full of light
92 Nandhini It refers to a holy cow and also a nqme for Goddess Laxmi
93 Neha It means intelligence and beautiful
94 Niranjana It refers to the night of full moon
95 Nitara It means deep rooted
96 Nitya A name for Goddess Durga and means constant
97 Niya It means for purpose
98 Nysa It means someone special
99 Padma It means lotus and a name for Goddess Lakshmi
100 Padmakshi It means the one with eyes like lotus
101 Pauravi A daughter of the mountain and also a name for Goddess Saraswati
102 Pavaki It is associated with Goddess Saraswati, the knowledge goddess
103 Pavika It denotes fire and a name for Goddess Saraswati
104 Praanvi It indicates Goddess of life and a name for Goddess Parvati
105 Prajna A name for Goddess Saraswati
106 Pranavi It means Goddess Parvati
107 Pranika Is a name for Goddess Paravati
108 Prisha Talent given by god
109 Prishita Is the one who carries the name of the God
110 Rayna It means pure and beautiful
111 Reema It denotes good luck and fortune, is a name for Goddess Durga
112 Ridika It means successful and a name for Lord Krishna’s love, Radha
113 Rithanya One who has immense capabilities and a name for Goddess Saraswati
114 Ritisha It denotes goddess of truth
115 Riyanshika It is a name of Goddess
116 Ruhi It means beloved
117 Rushika Is the one who is born with Lord Shivas blessings
118 Ruthika Is a name for Goddess Paravati and also means compassionate
119 Saanvi It denotes Goddess Lakshmi
120 Sadhika It means the proficient one
121 Sarbani A name for Goddess Durga
122 Sarika It reflects the powers possessed by Goddess Durga
123 Sarita It denotes a river and a name for Goddess Durga
124 Saumya It refers to mild and denotes Goddess Durga
125 Savitri A name for Goddess Durga and relates to the sun
126 Shaila A name associated with Goddess Parvati
127 Shambhavi Shambu’s wife in the form of Goddess Parvati
128 Shanaya It means eminent one
129 Shanvi Is a name for Goddess Parvati and Goddess Lakshmi , also means attractive
130 Shatakshi It relates to the one with hundred eyes and a name for Goddess Parvati
131 Shivanne It refers to Goddess Parvati and also the wife of Lord Shiva
132 Shivanshikha It refers to Goddess Paravati and also a part of Lord Shiva
133 Shivapriya It refers to the beloved of Lord Shiva and is associated with Goddess Parvati
134 Shivani It refers to Goddess Parvati
135 Shreevika It relates to being divine
136 Shreyanvi It relates to Goddess Durga and Goddess Laxmi
137 Shriya It means auspicious and a name for Goddess Lakshmi
138 Shulini One of the 108 names of Goddess Durga and refers to the one holding a trident
139 Shyla It refers to the daughter of the mountains
140 Siara One who is holy and pure
141 Siddhama It depicts the greatness of Goddess Durga
142 Sinhayana It refers to the one who rides a lion
143 Siya It is a name for Goddess Sita and means white moonlight
144 Srirudra It refers to Goddess Durg
145 Surasa A name with a Sanskrit origin and means good essence
146 Sureshi A name for Goddess Durga
147 Sureshwari A name for Goddess Lakshmi and Durga
148 Sutada It refers to the one who fulfils the wishes
149 Takshvi Is a name for Goddess Laxmi and means power and happiness
150 Tanisi A name for Goddess Durga
151 Tanvi A name for Goddess Durga and means beautiful
152 Tarita Another name for Goddess Durga
153 Tavishi It is a name of Goddess Durga and means strength and courage
154 Tishya It means auspicious and a daughter of goddess
155 Toshani It means Goddess Durga
156 Trariti It means efficient and a name for Goddess Durga
157 Triguna It refers to illusion and a name for Goddess Durga
158 Tvarita One of the names of Goddess Durga
159 Umika An exotic name that refers to Goddess Parvati
160 Vaarahi It refers to the one who rides a boar and indicates Goddess Saraswati
161 Vaishnavi It denotes the one who worships Lord Vishnu
162 Vallari It refers to Lord Ram’s wife Sita and denotes a cluster of blossoms
163 Vamika A name for Goddess Durga
164 Vani It means speech and a name for Goddess Saraswati
165 Vanmayi A name for Goddess Saraswati
166 Vanya It means god’s gift and also van ki devi
167 Varada It means daughter, the one who grants a boon and a name for Goddess Lakshmi
168 Varalika It refers to Goddess Durga
169 Varuni It refers to the wife of Varun
170 Vetali A name for Goddess Durga
171 Vidya It refers to knowledge and related to Goddess Saraswati
172 Vindhyavasini It refers to Goddess Durga who stayed in the Vindhya mountain
173 Vishalakshi It means the one with big eyes and indicates Goddess Parvati
174 Yadavi A name for Goddess Durga
175 Yogeshwari It refers to someone who can be worshipped
176 Yatee A name for Goddess Durga

Top 175 Hindu God Names For Baby Boys

Hindu God and Goddess Names For Baby

The parents name their  baby boys’ names based on the attributes and avatars of the male deities. Most of these are unheard and some are even common ones. Given below is a compiled list for baby boys.
SL No Name Meaning
1 Abhima It refers to the one who helps to destroy fear
2 Achyutam Is the one who wont perish
3 Adeep Refers to the light of Lord Vishnu
4 Aditya It refers to the sun
5 Adinath A name for Lord Vishnu
6 Adisesh It refers to the divine serpent and is a name for Lord Vishnu
7 Agnija One who is born out of fire
8 Aja It means self-existent
9 Ajah Refers to the unborn one
10 Ajaya It refers to the undefeated one and is related to Lord Krishna
11 Ajitesh A name for Lord Vishnu who is the protector of the universe
12 Akhurath It refers to Lord Ganesha
13 Akshaj It refers to Lord Vishnu
14 Akshobhya It has a Sanskrit origin and relates to the Buddhas
15 Alampata It means the evergreen Lord
16 Ameyatma It denotes the manifestation of innumerable types
17 Amit It refers to the incomparable, boundless and endless one
18 Amitash It refers to one who is omnipresent
19 Amogh Is the one who performs all with a purpose
20 Amoghah It refers to the magnificent one
21 Amritaya It refers to the immortal one and is related to Lord Vishnu
22 Amurti Is the all-pervading one
23 Anaadih It refers to Lord Krishna
24 Anagh Is the one who has never committed any sin
25 Anagha It means sinless
26 Anantajeet Refers to the one who has no leader
27 Anay Refers to the one who has no leader
28 Animish One who knows everything
29 Anish It means supreme and is related to Lord Krishna and Vishnu
30 Anvith Is the one who helps to bridge the gap
31 Aparajeet Another name for Lord Krishna and also the invincible lord
32 Arha It is another name for Lord Shiva
33 Arnav It denotes as vast as the ocean
34 Ashrith One who is eager to help always
35 Ashutosh It refers to Shiva and means who one fulfils the wishes
36 Atulya It denotes the incomparable one
37 Augadh It is the one who experiences eternal bliss
38 Avaneesh It refers to Lord Ganesha or the Lord of the universe
39 Avighna It refers to the remover of obstacles
40 Avyan One who is unmarried and flawless
41 Bali Refers to the brave, powerful and mighty warrior
42 Badri A name for Lord Vishnu
43 Balaji A name for Lord Vishnu or Lord Venkata Tirupati
44 Bhairav It means Lord of terror
45 Bhanu It refers to the bright sun
46 Bhavesh It denotes the one who rules the world
47 Bhudhav It refers to Lord Vishnu
48 Bhuvanesh It denotes Lord of the World
49 Chidakash It refers to the absolute one or Brahma
50 Chiranjeevi It refers to the immortal one
51 Daksh It means the competent one
52 Devarshee It means the teacher of the god
53 Devesh Lord of all the gods
54 Dhananjay It refers to the one who wins wealth
55 Dheera It refers to courage or patience
56 Durjay Is the one who cannot be defeated
57 Durjaya It means difficult to conquer
58 Durlabh Is the one which is rare
59 Eha Another name for Lord Vishnu
60 Eka It refers to the matchless one
61 Ekana A name for Lord Vishnu
62 Ekakshara A name for Lord Ganesha
63 Evyavan It means Lord Vishnu
64 Gunina It refers to lord of all virtues
65 Hari Is the one who is the destroyer
66 Harinath It refers to Maha Vishnu
67 Hariom Is the name of a Brahman and Lord Vishnu
68 Heramba It denotes the beloved son of mother
69 Ijay It denotes the power of Lord Vishnu
70 Indrarjun It refers to someone bright and brave
71 Inesa It refers to a strong king
72 Inesh Is a strong and powerful ruler
73 Iresh It refers to the lord of the earth
74 Jagadish It refers to the master of the universe and also a name for Lord Krishna
75 Jaithra Another name for Lord Vishnu
76 Jatin It refers to Lord Shiva
77 Jayant It refers to the victorious one
78 Jayantah It means the conqueror of all enemies
79 Jayapal It means king and another name for Lord Brahma
80 Jisnu Is the victorious one
81 Kamalkar A name for Lord Vishnu
82 Kanil One who cannot be destroyed
83 Kartikeyan A name for Lord Muruga
84 Kaveesha It denotes Lord of poets
85 Keshav It is a hindu name for baby boy and also means Lord Krishna
86 Krti It refers to the lord of music
87 Lathik IS the one who is extremely powerful
88 Lohitaksh It refers to Lord Vishnu
89 Madhuban It refers to the flower garden and is a name for Lord Vishnu
90 Mahadhyuta A name for Lord Hanuman
91 Mahakram A name for Lord Vishnu
92 Mahatejas It denotes one who is radiant
93 Mahil One who is considerate and affectionate
94 Manomay It refers to the one who wins hearts, also a name for Lord Ganesha
95 Mantram It is a holy name and also means Lord Vishnu
96 Mokshith The one who has attained Moksha
97 Mukund It means Vishnu
98 Namish One of Lord Vishnu’a name
99 Narayan Is the abode of all humans
100 Narottam It means the best among men
101 Nikesh Is the saviour
102 Nityanta It denotes Lord Vishnu
103 Paarthiv Is the son of the earth
104 Padmakar It refers to Lord Vishnu and means jewel
105 Padmanabh A name for Lord Vishnu and means one who has a lotus in his navel
106 Padmapati It refers to husband of Goddess Lakshmi
107 Padmesh It refers to Lord Vishnu and also the husband of Goddess Lakshmi
108 Paresha A name for Lord Rama and means lord of the lords
109 Parijata It means celestial and a name for Lord Hanuman
110 Parmesh It refers to Lord Vishnu
111 Pitambar It refers to the one who wears yellow robes and a name for Lord Vishnu
112 Pramodan Another name for Lord Vishnu
113 Pranava A name for Lord Siva
114 Pranshu It refers to a tall person and also a name for Lord Vishnu
115 Rakshan It refers to the protector
116 Ramakant It refers to Lord Vishnu in Ram avatar
117 Ramesh A name for Lord Vishnu and also means ruler
118 Rayirth It refers to Lord Brahma who is also created the universe
119 Reyaansh It denotes the first rays of the sun
120 Rishik One who has immense knowledge
121 Rivaansh One who has a strong urge to be successful in life
122 Rudra It denotes someone powerful and is also a name of the ferocious avatar of Lord Siva
123 Rudraveerya A name for Lord Hanuman
124 Sabareesh It refers to the Lord of Sabari Hills and a name for Lord Aiyappa
125 Sadasiva It means ever auspicious
126 Sahasrajit A name for Lord Krishna
127 Sahishnu A name for Lord Vishnu
128 Samarendra It refers to Lord Vishnu and also means lord of war
129 Samavart Another name for Lord Vishnu
130 Samendu A name for Lord Vishnu
131 Sarvaadih Is the beginner of all
132 Sarvah Is the only one
133 Sarvatman A name for Lord Ganesha who also protects the universe
134 Sarvayoni It means to the source of all
135 Satindra It means the lord of truth and a name for Lord Vishnu
136 Satkartar Also a name for Lord Vishnu who is known for preservation
137 Satkrit It refers to the one who is loved by all
138 Savya A name for Lord Vishnu
139 Shankhin A name for Lord Vishnu
140 Sharvas It denoted the fortunate one
141 Shatrughan Is the destroyer of all enemies
142 Shreshtha It denotes the best and a name for Lord Krishna
143 Shrihan It means Lord Vishnu who is omnipotent and omnipresent
144 Shubhan It refers to Lord Ganesha who is known to remove obstacles, also known as all-auspicious Lord
145 Sourish It means the lord of the devas
146 Srikantha It denotes the husband of Goddess Lakshmi
147 Sthavir It refers to Lord Brahma and also meant fixed
148 Subhekshan Is the one with a favourable gaze
149 Subhuj Is the one who has elegant arms
150 Suhrit Is the one who is a friend to all
151 Sukhada It refers to Lord Siva who is known to give happiness to all
152 Sulabh One who is always there
153 Sumukh The one with a charming face
154 Suresh It refers to the sun
155 Suresham It denotes to Krishna and means lord of all demigods
156 Sureshwara It means the lord of all gods
157 Swaroop It denotes the lover of beauty and a name for Lord Ganesha
158 Swayambhu A name for Lord Siva and also means self-manifestation
159 Tarun It means ageless and a name for Lord Ganesha as well
160 Trijosh One who has a positive mind
161 Trivikrama A name for Vishnu’s avatar, Lord Krishna
162 Tuvijat It denotes Lord Indra
163 Uddanda A name for Lord Ganesha
164 Umapati It refers to Lord Siva and means husband of Uma , which is Goddess Paravati
165 Urjit One who has unmatchable energy
166 Vagish It denotes the god of speech or Lord Brahma
167 Varish Is the one who sleeps on the ocean
168 Varun It refers to the sun
169 Vasu It denotes the invaluable one
170 Vedakarta It signifies Lord Siva and means the originator of Vedas
171 Vidhu Refers to the intelligent one
172 Visham One who is equal to no one
173 Vishruth The one who is well known and famous
174 Vishvam It refers to the lord of the universe
175 Yashvasin It means the popular and beloved lord, Lord Ganesha

Thus, it is very attractive to keep the names of the baby girl or boy after the names of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Hindu Mythology offers a plethora of names which have beautiful meanings, so keeping the name with the qualities one wants the child to inherit helps the child to build his  personality later in life.

FAQ’s

1. What is the Best Name For Hindu Baby Girl?

A There is no name that can be considered best for a hindu baby girl as all names have their own beauty, every name kept after the gods are equally beautiful . There is thus not one God or one name that can be chosen for the same.

2. What Baby Name Means Goddess?

A There are many baby names that mean goddess. All goddesses have many names which exhibit their qualities or avatars, and they also have alternate meanings as well. The Goddess are also known for their different roles and names they have. So, keeping the names of the babies on the names of the goddess helps the baby to imbibe in their qualities.

Read Also:

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

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