Sanskrit

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Anaya

Anaya Meaning and Origin Anaya is a girl’s name meaning “adversity” and is of Sanskrit origin. Posts with the name Anaya: 30 Adorable and Unique Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Anil

(Sanskrit) air, wind.

Arya 

Arya Meaning and Origin Arya is a girl’s name meaning “noble” and is of Sanskrit, Indo-Iranian origin. Arya is derived from an Indo-Iranian word meaning "Aryan" or "noble". It also can mean “lioness” (from Aramaic “ʾaryā/ܐܪܝܐ” or Hebrew “aryé/אַרְיֵה” = lion). Current...

Asha

Asha Meaning and Origin Asha is a girl's name of Swahili, Hindi, Sanskrit origin meaning "hope; life".  Posts with the name Asha: Unique Girl Names Starting with A 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Bodhi

Bodhi is a Sanskrit name meaning: “enlightenment”.

Chandan

Chandan Meaning and Origin Chandan is a boy’s name of Sanskrit origin, meaning: “sandalwood.” With reference to a paste made from sandalwood, often used in ceremonies.

Chandra

Chandra Meaning and Origin The name Chandra is a girl's name meaning "moon" and is of Sanskrit origin.  Posts with the name Chandra: 182 Cool And Unique Names For Girls 30 Uncommon Girl Names Baby Names That Mean Moon and Stars

Dev

Dev Meaning and Origin Dev is a boy’s name of Sanskrit origin, meaning: “God.” Also, a term used for kings, equivalent to ‘Your Majesty’.

Devi

(Sanskrit) goddess.

Dharma

Dharma is a Sanskrit girl’s name meaning: “decree”.

Gauri

Gauri Meaning and Origin Gauri is a girl’s name meaning “white” and is of Sanskrit origin. A byname of Shiva’s wife who acquired a white complexion through meditation in the Himalayas.

Ginan

Ginan Meaning and Origin Ginan is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin, meaning "knowledge."  Posts with the name Ginan: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Hira

Hira Meaning and Origin Hira is a girl's name meaning "diamond" and is of Sanskrit origin. Posts with the name Hira: 25 Sparkling Off Beat Gemstone Names For Girls 100 Pretty Unique Names for Girls Flying Under the Radar

Indira

Indira (IN-DI-RUH) is a girl’s name of Sanskrit origin meaning: “beauty or splendor”.

Indra

Indra Meaning and Origin The name Indra is a girl's name meaning "possessing drops of rain" and is of Sanskrit origin. Indra is the name of the god of the sky and lord of the rain. Posts with the name Indra: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of 500 of the Prettiest...

Ishana

Ishana Meaning and Origin The name Ishana is a girl's name meaning "master, lord" and is of Sanskrit origin. Pronounced: E-sh-aa-na. Feminine form of Ishan.

Jaya

Jaya Meaning and Origin The name Jaya is a girl's name meaning "victory" and is of Sanskrit origin. Feminine form of Jay, also the name of a Buddhist goddess. Parents who love the name Jade or Kaya but are hoping for a less popular moniker for their little girl may...

Kali

Kali Meaning and Origin The name Kali is a girl's name meaning "the black one" and is of Sanskrit origin. In Hindu mythology, Kali is a highly feared goddess; known as the Goddess of destruction. Current Popularity: #252. Posts with the name Kali: 60 Goth Baby Names...

Kerala

Kerala Meaning and Origin The name Kerala is a girl's place name of Sanskrit origin. Kerala is a city located on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India. The name Kerala has an uncertain etymology some say it derives from the Malayalam word kera ‘coconut tree’...

Krishna

Krishna (KRISH-nuh) is a girl’s name of Sanskrit origin meaning: “god of compassion”.

Layana

Layana is an invented girl’s name.

Mani

Mani Meaning and Origin Mani is a unisex name meaning “jewel” and is of Sanskrit origin. A short form of Subrahmanya, son of Shiva. Alternatively, Mani is also a boy's Norse mythology name meaning "moon." Posts with the name Mani: 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy...

Maya

Maya Meaning and Origin The name Maya is a girl's name meaning "illusion, water" and is of Sanskrit, Hebrew origin. Current Popularity: #61. Posts with the name Maya:  40 Breathtaking Boho Chic Earthy Names for Girls 60 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Boho Baby 500...

Nanda

Nanda Meaning and Origin The name Nanda is a girl's name meaning "joy" and is of Sanskrit origin. A name of the foster-father of Krishna, also a byname of Vishnu. It is associated with the brother of Budda and was used by historical dynasty kings.  Posts with the name...

Priya

Priya Meaning and Origin Priya is a girl's name meaning "beloved" and is of Sanskrit origin.  Posts with the name Priya: 20 Unique Unusual Girl Names to Add to Your Favorites List 100 Pretty Unique Names for Girls Flying Under the Radar 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names...

Rama

Rama Meaning and Origin Rama is a girl’s name meaning “pleasing” and is of Sanskrit origin. Rama was known as the sixth incarnation of Vishnu.

Ravi

Ravi Meaning and Origin Ravi is a boy’s name of Sanskrit origin, meaning: “sun.” The name of the sun god. Perfect for your little ray of sunshine. You may also like: Rayner, Reid, Ronan Posts with the name Ravi: 60 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Boho...

Rina

Rina Meaning and Origin Rina is a girl's name of Hebrew, Sanskrit, and Japanese origin meaning "joy, singing, melted, white yasmin, pure." Posts with the name Rina: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Rivan

Rivan Meaning and Origin Rivan is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "star or horse rider." Posts with the name Rivan: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Samsara

Samsara Meaning and Origin Samsara is a girl's name meaning "world" and is of Sanskrit origin. It is also a fundamental concept in all Indian religions. It is linked to the karma theory and refers to the belief that all living beings cyclically go through births and...

Sarala

Sarala Meaning and Origin The name Sarala is a girl's name meaning "straight, honest" and is of Sanskrit origin. Also denotes a pine tree.

Savitri

Savitri Meaning and Origin The name Savitri is a girl's name meaning "belonging to the sun god" and is of Sanskrit origin. Belonging to Savitr’ (the sun god); the name of the main prayer in Hindu ceremonies.

Shanta

Shanta Meaning and Origin The name Shanta is a girl's name meaning "calmed" and is of Sanskrit origin. A spiritual calmness acquired through yoga or meditation.

Soma

Soma Meaning and Origin The name Soma is a girl's name meaning "nectar of immortality" and is of Sanskrit origin. Posts with the name Soma: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Sundar

Sundar Meaning and Origin The name Sundar is a boy's name meaning "beautiful" and is of Sanskrit origin. Often the first element in compound names such as Sundararaja and Sunder Ram. Posts with the name Sundar: 50 Most Popular Boy Names on All Things Baby...

Taj

Taj Meaning and Origin Taj is a boy’s name of Arabic, Persian, and Sanskrit origin, meaning: “crown.”  Posts with the name Taj: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Tulsi

Tulsi (tool-see) is a girl’s name of Sanskrit origin meaning: “basil”.

Uma

Uma Meaning and Origin Uma is a girl's name meaning "nation, tranquillity" and is of Hebrew, Sanskrit origin.  Posts with the name Uma: Stylish Names for Girls That Are Worthy Of The Runway 60 Short Unique Girl Names 60 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Boho...

Usha

Usha Meaning and Origin Usha is a girl’s name meaning “dawn” and is of Sanskrit origin. The daughter of heaven and sister of the solar gods said to be very beautiful and a bringer of wealth.

Veda

Veda Meaning and Origin Unusual without being too different or trying too hard. We think it’s a super-relevant and a cool name for any modern girl. The name Veda is a girl's name meaning "knowledge" and is of Sanskrit origin. In Sanskrit word, véda comes from the...

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