Hindi

 

Hindi Names

 

GIRLS

(ap – SAH – res)
Meaning: female spirit of nature
Saras, Apsara, Sara, Apsar

Baka

(bah – kah)
Meaning: Crane

Banita

(bahn – ee – tah)
Meaning: woman

Bhadra

(bah – drah)
Meaning: auspiciousness

Bharati

(bah – rah – tee)
Meaning: maintained

Bhuma

(boo – mah)
Meaning: Earth

Chahna

(chah – nah)
Meaning: love & light

Channa

(chah – nah)
Meaning: chickpea
Chan, Shan

Charumati

(char – oo – mah – tee)
Meaning: beautiful mind

Chitra

(CHI – trə)
Meaning: bright

Dakshina

(dank – shee – nah)
Meaning: competent

Damaynati

(dah – mah – YAHN – tee)
Meaning: princess

Daru

(DAH – roo)
Meaning: Pine

Deva

(DAY – vah)
Meaning: superior

Devaki

(day – vah – kee)
Meaning: black

Dharani

(dah – rah –nee)
Meaning: Earth

Dharma

(DAHR – mah)
Meaning: law of all things

Divya

(DEE – yah)
Meaning: divine

Drisana

(dree – sah -nah)
Meaning: daughter of the sun

Durga

(DOOR -gah)
Meaning: unattainable

Gandhari

(gahn – dah – ree)
Meaning: fearless speaker

Ganesa

(gah – NAY – shah)
Meaning: god who removes obstacles

Garuda

(gah – roo – dah)
Meaning: sacred bird that carries Vishnu

Gauri

(GOW – ree)
Meaning: yellow, name of goddess

Gita

(gee – tah)
Meaning: song

Hanita

(han – ee -tah)
Meaning: divine grace

Hara

(HAHR – ah)
Meaning: another name for deity Shiva

Indrani

(in – DRAH – nee)
Meaning: goddess of wrath

Janna

(JAHN – nah)
Meaning: paradise
Jannat

Jarita

(jahr – ee – tah)
Meaning: mythical bird

Jaya

(jay – ah)
Meaning: victory
Jayanti

Jyoti

(jyo – tee)
Meaning: light

Kalinda

(kah – LIN -da)
Meaning: the sun
Kalindi, Kalynda, Calinda

Kamala

(kah – mah – la)
Meaning: lotus

Kanya

(KAHN – yah)
Meaning: younger daughter

Kavita

(ku – vee -tah)
Meaning: poem

Kesava

(kay – SAH -vah)
Meaning: beautiful hair

Lajila

(lah – jee – lee)
Meaning: shy
Lajili

Lakshmi

(Luksh – mee)
Meaning: goddess
Laxmi

Mandara

(mahn – DAH – rah)
Meaning: mandar tree

Matrika

(mah – TREE – kah)
Meaning: divine mother

Mehli

(may – lee)
Meaning: rain

Naia

(nah – ee – ah)
Meaning: dolphin

Natesa

(nah – TAY – shah)
Meaning: dancer

Nayana

(nay – yah – na)
Meaning: beautiful eyes

Nipa

(NEE -pah)
Meaning: stream

Nirveli

(neer – VAY – lee)
Meaning: from the water

Padma

(PAHD – mah)
Meaning: lotus

Pandita

(pahn – DEE – tah)
Meaning: studious

Parvati

(PAHR – vah – tee)
Meaning: daughter of mountains, goddess

Pinga

(PEEN – gah)
Meaning: tawny

Sakari

(sah – KAH – ree)
Meaning: sweet

Sandhya

(san – dee -hah)
Meaning: twilight

Sarita

(sah – ree – tah)
Meaning: flowing river

Saura

(SOW – rah)
Meaning: sun worshiper

Shaila

(shie – lah)
Meaning:  small mountain
Shyla

Shanata

(sha – nah – tah)
Meaning: tranquil

Shanta

(shahn – ta)
Meaning: calm
Shanti

Sharada

(shah – RAH – dah)
Meaning:  lute

Shreya

(SHRAY – ah)
Meaning: auspicious

Sita

(see – tah)
Meaning: goddess of harvest

Sona

(so – NAH)
Meaning: gold

Syona

(sie – YO – NAH)
Meaning: happy

Tarla

(tar – lah)
Meaning: flowering

Uma

(OO – mah)
Meaning: mother

Upala

(oo – pah – lah)
Meaning: variation of opal

Vachya

(vach – ya)
Meaning: well spoken

Varsha

(var – shah)
Meaning: rain shower

Vimala

(vee – mah – la)
Meaning: pure

 

BOYS

Abhay

(ah – BHAY)
Meaning: fearless

Hari

(HAH – ree)
Meaning: tawny

Hasin

(hah – SEEN)
Meaning: smiling
Hazen

Hastin

(hah – steen)
Meaning: elephant
Hastan, Hasten, Haston, Hastyn

Indra

(IN – drah)
Meaning: supreme ruler of the gods

Ishaan

(ish – ahn)
Meaning: direction
Ishana

Jafar

(jah – FAHR)
Meaning: little stream
Jafaru, Ja’ Far

Jahan

(jah – HAHN)
Meaning: the world

Josha

(JO – shuh)
Meaning: satisfied
Joshah

Kakar

(KAH – kahr)
Meaning: grass

Kavi

(KAV – ee)
Meaning: poet

Kesin

(ke – SEEN)
Meaning: beggar

Krishna

(KRISH – nah)
Meaning: dark , Hindu god

Kumar

(koo – MAHR)
Meaning: prince

Lais

(LAYS)
Meaning: lion

Lal

(LAHL)
Meaning: beloved

Manu

(mah – NOO)
Meaning: ruler of the earth

Mohan

(mo – HAHN)
Meaning: the deluder

Muni

(MOO – nee)
Meaning: teaches truth

Narayan

(nah – rah – yan)
Meaning: house of beings

Niaz

(nee – az)
Meaning: offering

Nikhil

(ni – KEEL)
Meaning: whole

Rajnish

(raj – neesh)
Meaning: Hindu god of night

Ranjan

(RUN – jun)
Meaning: sun

Rishi

(ri – shee)
Meaning: sage

Sahen

(SAH – hen)
Meaning: above

Salmalin

(sahl – mah – leen)
Meaning: claw

Sanjay

(sahn – jay)
Meaning: victorious

Sanjiv

(sahn – jeev)
Meaning: long life
Sahjeev

Sarad

(sah – RAHD)
Meaning: born in the fall

Suri

(SUR – ee)
Meaning: lord Krishna

Vadin

(vah – DEEN)
Meaning: speaker

Vishnu

(VISH – noo)
Meaning: protector of worlds

Yamal

(yah – mahl)
Meaning: pair of twins