Top 155 Lord Shiva Names for Boys & Their Meanings

155 Names Of Lord Shiva For Baby Boy With Meanings

One of the most beloved and worshipped Hindu Gods is Lord Shiva. As per the Hindu mythology, he is the ‘destroyer of the evil’. Lord Shiva is known by hundreds of different names in various parts of the country, and many children are named after him every year. So, if you are looking for Lord Shiva’s name for your child, look no further. Here are 155 names of Lord Shiva to choose from.

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List of Lord Shiva Names for a Baby Boy with Meaning

If you’re looking for modern names of Lord Shiva for baby boyshere is a list of 100 names, segregated in alphabetical order:

Name   Meaning
Aashutosh Someone who is constantly happy and content.
Abhigamyah Everything is easily attainable.
Abhiprayah The one who faces those marching towards the infinite.
Abhiramah Prouder of affection.
Abhivadyah Someone who is revered and respected by everybody.
Achalopamah A person who is motionless and still; one with patience.
Achintya Beyond comprehension.
Achintyah Means ‘unthinkable’.
Adhoksaja The creator.
Adikarah The first creator.
Aja A unisex name that means someone who is unborn and eternal.
Akshayaguna One with limitless attributes.
Alokah Transcending the worlds, vision, sight, appearance, glimmer, aspect.
Amaresah Means ‘the lord of the gods’, name of indra.
Amrtyu One who is unassailable; blessed with infinite life and immortality.
Anagha Someone who is sinless and with no fault in them.
Ananthadrishti A person with the gift of the infinite vision of the future.
Aniket Lord of all, homeless, lord of the world.
Augadh Someone who revels in life at all possible times.
Avyagrah A person with singular vision and not distracted by the materialistic world.
Ayudhi The Lord who wields the trident as his main weapon.
Adidev  The name represents the sun as well as the supreme god.
Abhay  The name means ‘fearless’.
Bhanu The name means ‘a ray of light’.
Bhaskar  The name means ‘bright and glittering’.
Balavan Someone who is strong.
Bhairav One who can vanquish fear and is formidable in nature.
Bhalanetra The person who has the all-seeing eye on his forehead.
Bhavesh Means the ‘lord of the world’, lord ruler.
Bholenath The Lord who is kind-hearted and benevolent toward everyone.
Bhudeva The Lord of the Earth and all its present natural beings.
Bijadhyaksh The person who is responsible for controlling both virtues and vice.
Brahmakrit Someone who has authored the Vedas.
Brahman An individual who is not limited by time and space; unreal from the Sruti.
Chandrapal The one who controls the moon and is her master.
Chiranjeevi Long-lived, immortal
Chandraprakash The light emitted by the moon.
Dayalu A name that depicts kindness and overall compassion.
Devadeva One who is the Lord of all Lords and ruler of all beings on the Earth.
Devarshih Means ‘divine sage’.
Devesh Means ‘god of the divines, praised by deities or king of God.
Dhanadeepa Meaning ‘lord of wealth’.
Dhruvah Means ‘one who is immovable’.
Dhyanadeep A central icon of concentration along with meditation.
Digambara The one who wears the skies as his clothes.
Duradharsa Someone who is impenetrable and incapable of being attacked.
Durjaya An individual who is difficult to conquer or is unvanquished.
Durvasah A person who resides in places that are difficult like Lord Shiva.
Gajaha The Lord who was responsible in slaying the elephants.
Gajendra The one who removed the dangers posed by the Lord of elephants.
Ganakarta Means ‘creator of the tattvas’.
Gandalih The Lord who resides in the mighty hills of the Himalayas.
Gangadhara Lord of the mighty and legendary river Ganga that flows from the Himalayas.
Girijapathi Lord Shiva himself or someone who is a consort of the Lord.
Girish God of mountain, selfish and kind, lord of speech.
Gopalih Means the ‘protector of senses’.
Gurudev The one who is a master of all beings.
Hara A person who will remove sins from the planet Earth.
Hutah The person who is pleased with the offerings given to him.
Jagadadhija The one who originated at the beginning of the universe.
Jagadisha Means ‘master of the universe’.
Jatin The one who has matted hair and is disciplined.
Kailas The Lord who resides in the legendary mountain of Kailash.
Kailashnath Means ‘master of mount Kailash’.
Kaladharaya He who adorns the crescent moon on himself.
Kamalakshana The Lord who is lotus-eyed and kind to all.
Kantha Someone who is beautiful and radiant.
Khatvangin A person who wields the all-powerful Khatvangin missile.
Lalathaksha The one who has the all-seeing Eye on his forehead.
Lingadhyaksha Lord of all the lingas that are abiding on the planet.
Lokankara The one who is responsible for the creation of three worlds.
Lokapal Someone who takes care of the world and its well-being.
Madanah The one who is known as the God of love.
Madhukalochanah  Red-eyed.
Mahabuddhi An individual who is extremely intelligent by nature.
Mahadeva The Lord who is over everybody else; the great divine.
Mahakala Means ‘lord of all times’, most powerful god.
Mahamrithunjaya The one who has emerged victorious over death.
Mahashakthimaya The Lord who is blessed with abundant power and strength.
Maheshwar The great God.
Mrityuanjaya The Lord who has been able to overcome and conquer death.
Nagabhushana Someone who wears snakes as ornaments.
Nataraja Another name for the Lord when he gets into a state of angry trance.
Nilakanth The most famous aspect of the Lord was his blue throat, and the name translates to the one with the blue throat.
Nityasundara One who glows with beauty and radiance all around.
Niyamasrithah One who seeks answers with the help of ordinances.
Nyagrodhah The spiritually-bound and ascetic Banyan tree.
Nyamah One who commands authority by issuing ordinances.
Omkar Om is the primal sound by which the earth was created.
It symbolizes expansion and unfolding.
Paashivimochakah A person who liberates someone from the different bonds that hold them.
Padah The goal, the object that is supposed to be sought after and obtained.
Padmagarbhan One with a ‘lotus womb’ shaped belly.
Padmanabhan The person with a lotus navel.
Palanhaar The one who protects everybody and oversees it all.
Panchavaktra The five-faced man who sees, hears, feels and knows all.
Pandita A learned man who is acquainted with the knowledge of the world.
Param One who is a supreme being.
Paramathma The supreme soul that wanders the three worlds.
Paramathma The supreme soul that wanders the three worlds.
Paramesthin The one who stays at the highest points or the points which are highly developed.
Parivrdha The chief of the village; the one who overlooks and protects all.
Paryah The person who is praised by the liberated people.
Pashupathi The Lord who leads all living beings, including animals.
Pashupati Pashupati means ‘lord of all living beings’, ‘lord of all animals’.
Patikhecherah The one who rules all the chirping birds on the planet Earth.
Pinaki The one who has a bow in his hand; armed with the supreme bow.
Pranava The one who originated and started the most sacred symbol of ‘Om’.
Priyabhaktha A person who is universally loved by all the devotees.
Pushkara A person who provides nourishment, like a lotus/ blue in colour.
Ravilochana Means ‘having sun as the eye’.
Rudra The fearsome form of Lord Shiva, the name given to the God of Storms.
Sadashiva Meaning ‘eternal God’, the one who is always happy, loving and auspicious.
Sarvashiva Eternally pure.
Shambhu Means ‘source of happiness’, abode of joy; lord shiva; Sa + Amba – with Amba.
Shankara The supreme giver of joy. It is also a musical raag and also means auspicious.
Shoolin The one who wields the trident.
Shrikantha Another name of Lord Vishnu and Shiva – the one with the glorious neck.
Someshwara The one who is the God of all Gods.
Sukhada The person who bestows happiness onto everyone.
Suprita The one who is adored and loved by everyone.
Swayambhu A person who is self-manifested.
Tejaswini Different illustrations of Lord Shiva or someone who is bright.
Trilokpati The one who is regarded as the master of the three worlds.
Tripurari The enemy of Tripur Asuras (three city of demons).
Trishoolin The Lord who wields the omnipotent trident in his hands.
Umapathi Someone who is the consort of the Lord Uma.
Umapati Meaning ‘consort of Uma’.
Uttaranah The person who rescues.
Varad Means ‘granter of boons’, aag ka bhagavaan.

So, these were some names of Lord Shiva, you can name your child from these names mentioned above. Hindu mythology is one of the most diverse and historical religions in the world. By giving your son a name of Lord Shiva, you will be paying tribute to one of the strongest Gods in the world.

There are millions of Gods in Hindu mythology, and Lord Shiva is easily one of the most popular. He is part of the triumvirate of Gods, the other two who are Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma. The three of them play different roles and Lord Shiva is primarily known as the destroyer while Vishnu restores balance and Brahma is the creator.

Lord Shiva is known by thousands of other names that are manifested in different forms to celebrate his personality, his actions, and his deeds over the course of history.

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