150 Hindu Baby Boy Names With Meanings

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150 Hindu Baby Boy Names With Meanings

Hinduism is a way of living and more than a religion. People across the globe follow its tenets, cultural philosophies, and enrich their lives with the meanings and customs included in it. The bright side is, it also endows beautiful and unique names for the beloved children of parents. Whether you want a Hindu name for your baby boy or are brainstorming for ideas, FirstCry has got you covered.

Unique Hindu Baby Boy Names That Stand Out

Here is a list of unique Indian Hindu Baby Boy Names for your references. We’ll get into some uncommon boy names too in this article and more, but for now, take a look and be amazed.

Name Meaning
Aadavan The sun/a being who illuminates life
Aahan Crack of dawn
Aakav Shape or form,
Aakil Clever/Witty/Intellectual
Aanan Outward image/Physical Appearance
Aanav Humane/One who shows compassion to everyone
Abhik One who is loved/One who does not know fear
Anish Unparalleled/Supreme
Apurva Exceptional/Unique/Unconventional
Archis Ray of light/Hope
Arth Meaning/Significant
Aadhira Strength/Thunder/Moon
Bhadrak Handsome/Bravery
Bhavatu Praise The Lord
Bipula Multifold/Abundant/Many/A lot of
Binoy Humble/Modest/One who doesn’t have an ego
Chaayan The act of collecting something (also popularly known as ‘The moon’)
Chaitanya Energy/Vitality (Its origins trace back to an ancient Vaishnavite saint known as Chaitanya Mahaprabhu)
Chaitya One who is perceptive and is known to make the right decisions
Chitin Intelligent (It’s also a name that’s smooth and sounds catchy)
Chitvan To meditate/contemplate/think/ponder
Devaj Birthed from the Gods/Bestowed from the Gods
Devak Divine/Holy/Pious/Purity
Deepit One who resembles in appearance to that of a God or Divine Poet
Dhanvin One of the many names of Lord Shiva/another name for Lord Rama
Dhir Patience/One who can remain calm and persevere through tough times
Dhira Fearless/One who is brave beyond limits
Dhrsita Fearless/One who is brave and bold
Dhrishnu It’s a traditional name which translates to ‘Son of Manu’
Dravina Abundance/Power/Strength/Wealth
Dalajit One who can win over others
Devrat Spiritually inclined
Dhanraj Ruler of Wealth
Dyansh To Show Mercy/Be Forgiving
Dravya Liquid (like water)
Divnesh The Sun
Divyant One who is beautiful/handsome
Edhas Happiness/Joyfulness/Positivity
Ehan Being expected of (if you hold some expectations from your child for the future, this name is apt)
Erish Translates to ‘cherishable’ which means enjoying the little things in life and living to the fullest by being in the moment
Ekdak Identical/Similar in Appearance (like twins)
Esana Desire/Wish/Goal/Aim
Galav Sage/Ebony/Strong/Bark of a Lotus Tree
Gaman In the journey of undergoing/in the process of attainment of something
Gaoushik One of the rarer names Lord Buddha was addressed by
Hariaksh Another name for Lord Shiva
Harin This is an emerging mainstream baby boy names which translate to ‘purity’ or ‘clean.’
Harishva Tracing back to many centuries ago, it’s one of the rare names of Lord Shiva
Hriday Heart (suitable for baby boys who are shy, creative, and brimming with     positive energy)
Irish God of The Earth

List of Modern & Latest Hindu Baby Boy Names

Everybody likes the classics, but modern parents enjoy keeping up with the latest trends. Famous baby boy names these days don’t sound traditional at all and in fact, may surprise you. Here is a list of 100 newborn baby boy names which are truly original and modern.

Name Meaning
Asvin Inspired by the twin sons of Surya and Sanjna, the name translates to mounting on horses
Ayusman One who enjoys a long and prosperous life
Aarav A being who is brimming with wisdom
Abhimanyu Dignity/Passion/Heroism
Aarnav One who represents the five elements of nature – fire, water, air, wind, and void.
Aniruddha One who overcomes obstacles easily or is unstoppable
Anurag Translates to ‘love’ that resembles masculinity
Bhavin Common man/A being who lives
Bidyut Thunder/One who has attained enlightenment/A being of profound knowledge
Bhargava Archer/One who has perception/Radiant being
Bhaskara Hero/Golden being/The Radiating Sun
Baren Lust/A popular name of Lord Indra
Barton The name of a place where the crop Barley was once grown
Bahubali Translates to ‘Jain Tirthakar’
Charan Feet
Chatura Witty/Intellectual
Cheran King of Kerela
Chinnaiyan Prince
Devashish One who is blessed by the Gods
Dipesh God of Light
Dugant Horizon/Infinite/Unending
Devesh Lord of the Lords
Eeshwar God
Elgan Luminous Circle
Eshar Blessed/Endowed with prosperity
Erman A friend of God/God’s Ally
Ekam Two persons’ light manifesting in a baby
Edi Herb/Medicinal Plant
Elango Prince/Son of a King
Ekatan Focused
Faneendra Another name of Lord Shiva
Falgu Lovely/Endearing
Fanishwar God of Serpents
Ganpati Lord Ganesha
Goral One who is loved
Gupil Secret
Gyandev God of Knowledge
Gadhadhar A name for Lord Vishnu
Hemant The Beginning of Winter
Hemdev God of Riches
Hemendra Golden God
Hariraj Ruler of the Lions
Harshil Happy
Hairgopal Lord Krishna
Hrudaya Love/Affection
Hitesh A being who thinks good regarding everyone
Hemish God of the Earth
Himaghna The Sun
Irana God of Bravery
Ilakiyen Literary Genius
Ilanthiraiyan Youthfulness/Energetic/Vitality
Isaiko Ruler of Music
Iniyan Good Natured
Jwalant Radiance
Jyotirdhar One who wields Fire
Jenya True to one’s words
Jivaj Brimming with Vitality/Lively
Javin Quick/Fast/Speedy
Jaiwant Victory/Winner
Jagadishwara God of the Universe/Universal Lord
Koothan Artistic Genius
Karnam Famous/Popular
Keethan Divine Lullaby
Keshav Another name for Lord Vishnu
Kavish Another name for Lord Ganesh
Laksh Goal/Target
Lekh Write/Document
Lohendra God of Three Worlds
Lokajit Conqueror of the Planet
Laalamani Ruby
Lovyam The Sun
Luhit Name of a river in Arunachal Pradesh
Lohit Mars
Mohammed Prophet/Founder of Islam
Mannanew Celebrate
Moorti Idol/Role Model/Somewho who is looked up to
Mehith Positive/One who always smiles
Matanga Sage/Devi Lalita’s Advisor
Mawlik Precious/Rare
Nachiket The spirit that ignites one’s curiosity
Niyath Behaviour/Conduct
Neel Blue
Nirdhar Wielder of Water
Nirmay Pure/Clean/Goodwill
Nihit God’s Gift
Nirankar Shapeless
Nibodh Wisdom/Information
Neehal New/Original
Nalesh Lord of Flowers
Narun One who leads humankind
Orman Man of the Sea
Orion The Flame’s Son
Oppilaa Original/One of a kind
Oha Meditative/One who knows The Truth
Oviyan Artist/Intuitive/Creative
Pravasthik All-rounder
Rwiju Straight/Composed/Erect
Rujul Straightforward/Honest
Rithul One who seeks the truth
Swapnil One who appears in dreams

Tips for Choosing The Best Hindu Name for Your Baby Boy

Hindu Baby Boy Names

Choosing a Hindu baby boy name is no easy feat since you have so many options. And a name is a word that sticks with your child for the rest of his life. Parents consider naming their children to be a joyful and auspicious occasion, rooted deeply in their culture and religion.

Here are some tips which you can use for deciding which name to give to your child or how to go about naming him:

1. Reflecting Your View of Life

At the end of the day, the name that sticks forever should be one that’s meaningful. Picture your way of living and how you see the future. Try to find a name that matches that emotion or viewpoint. Children bring meaning into their parents’ lives, and names should weave their philosophies and aspirations into a reality.

2. Check The Initials

This tip doesn’t apply to just Hindu name but any name you think of. For example, if your child’s full name is Balram Sikhdar – spell out its initials and see what it sounds like. In this case, it’s B.S. which translates to ‘Bullshit’, and there may be a chance he may be made fun of in school. When picking a name, see that it goes well with the surname and its initials don’t sound funny or weird when spelt out.

3. Using Numerology

You can choose baby names with numerology in mind. This is when you pick a lucky number and a name that matches it.

4. Make It Memorable

A name should be easy to remember and memorable. Giving your baby a name that is short, crisp, and sounds good when read aloud is a good choice. The name could be based off a mythological character, thus representing their way of life, or represent an element of nature. It could represent a human emotion too or a philosophy. There is so much territory to explore in this regard but the biggest tip, if it’s long and too difficult to pronounce – it’s a bad idea. Make it’s short and sweet.

5. Name It After a God

If you’d like to give a child the Divine touch, name it after God. Often, in Hinduism, naming your child after a God has shown to shower blessings which manifest in the future.

6. Think Zodiac Sign and Time

If you believe in the concepts of astrology, then choosing a name according to zodiac signs and the time of birth could prove to be fruitful.

7. Going Traditional

Although we understand having a modern and catchy name may impress others, sometimes it’s the classics that stand out the most. You may think of giving your child a long name but if it’s easy to remember, unique, and worth reading aloud – why not?

When you’re picking a name, think carefully. And think.

Never name your child on impulse and brainstorm your options. Because once you do name them, you won’t be able to change on a whim or in seconds when it’s put on paper. So go through your thoughts carefully, talk to your relatives or sit down with friends and discuss.

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