Baby Names from Hindu Mythology

Top baby names from Hindu Mythology

Hindu mythology is a good source of Hindu baby names. Here is list of Hindu mythological names drawn directly from Ramayana, Mahabharata, Puranas (stories older than epics) and Vedas (hymns of RigVeda).


Names from Purana

The Puranas is a vast genre of Indian literature, which has the richest elements of Hindu culture. Choose a baby name inspired from Puranas to show your appreciation to these old literatures.

Names of Lord Shiva

Shiva the Destroyer or transformer of the Trimurti. Shiva also has Dasha-Sahasranamas (10,000 names). Here we give you a short list of baby names inspired by Shiva Names.

Names of Durga

Goddess Durga manifests fearlessness and patience, one who can redeem in situations of utmost distress. Here we give you a short list of baby names inspired by Goddess Durga.

Names of Vishnu

Vishnu, one of the main forms of God in Hinduism, mainly worshiped by Vaishnavas (followers of Vishnu). Few baby names inspired from Lord Vishnu.

Names of Parvati

Goddess Parvati is a Goddess of love, devotion as well as divine strength and power. Each of her aspects is expressed with a different name. Here are few names of goddess Parvati.

Names of Krishna

Krishna is avatara of Vishnu. Krishna is known by various names, which reflect his many associations and attributes. Here is a small set of Krishna names to make your choice easier.

Vedic Names

Browse our the ultimate collection of Vedic Names derived from 4 Vedas (the Rigveda, the Yajurveda, the Samaveda and the Atharvaveda.). Here we give you a short list of baby names inspired by Vedas.

Names of Indra

Indra is King of gods and Lord of Heaven. He is also a great warrior, a symbol of courage and strength. Here we give you a short list of names of Lord Indra.

Names from Mahabharata

The Mahabharata is a major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. Here is a short list of baby names inspired by the Mahabharata to help you get started.

Names of Ganesha

The Ganesha Sahasranama is a main source of the names of Hindu deity Ganesha origenated from the Ganesa Purana. Each name conveys different meaning and symbolises different aspect of Ganesh. Here a small set of baby names inspired from Lord Ganesha, to begin your exploration.

Names of Lakshmi

Lakshmi is Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity, light, fortune,generosity and courage. Few names of Laxmi inspire from her incarnations or manifestations.

Names from Ramayana

Browse collection of Hindu Names from Sanskrit epic Ramayana. It is a good source of meaningful Hindu baby names. Rama, Luv, Kush, Sita, Maithili, Urmila

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