200 Cute Indian Baby Boy Names & Their Meanings
Congratulations! You’ve given birth to a boy and apart from taking care of him comes the delicate task of choosing a name that makes you happy. This is something that can be quite confusing as once you’ve named your boy, there is no going back. To make things worse, you will be given a plethora of names which will be suggested by friends and family. But worry not! We’ve found a way to make things easier. Here is a curated list of unique boy names and their meanings.
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Looking for some inspiration to choose the perfect name for your little one? Our Baby Names tool gives you over 80000 names to choose from. Pick your preference of gender, religion, numerology, rashi, and more, and shortlist your favourites. Sort through the list with your family and friends and pick the best Indian Baby Boy name that stands out to you. Naming your baby has never been easier.
Uncommon Indian Names for Baby Boy
Choosing a rare baby boy name is tricky as there are plenty to choose from. The below uncommon Indian baby boy names have been chronicled alphabetically for better ease.
|The first God, The Lord of the lords, The first God;
|Delicate (Pleasant in Hebrew)
|Born from fire, Karna ,The great warrior
|Sunrise, First Ray of light (Greetings in Urdu)
|It means Lord of the Sky. Alternatively, you can also use it as Akash.
|It is another name for winter sun
|Name of a sage, Clever, Receptacle of glory; name of a sage
|The first Ray of light, Part of parents, Gift of God, Sun, like splendour or brightness of sun
|Giver of life
|It means lineage
|Derived from Sanskrit, the word means brave or fearless. Another variant of the same name is Abheek.
|Radiant, Another name of the Sun, Mane of Lord Sun
|Beginning with birth, Lord Vishnu, The one who is without the six transformations
|Supportive, Who does not need support but supports every one, Lord Vishnu
|Non duality, Unique, Another name for Brahma and Vishnu
|Knowledgeable and Commanding
|As bright as the Sun /Speed
|It is used to describe something that is divine
|A name of Lord Shiva, Of limitless attributes
|It means boundless or something without limits.
|Derived from the Sanskrit word Aniruddha, it means uncontrollable or without restraint.
|With Sanskrit origins, this name means supreme, having connections with Lord Krishna and Vishnu. It can also mean sun god.
|Gathering / Society
|Blessing of god
|Comes from the Sanskrit word Apurva meaning unique or one of a kind. It is also a performative element of Vedanta philosophy.
|This is Prakrit as well as Sanskrit word meaning conqueror. The conquering if oriented towards the inner vices such as anger, greed, jealousy and attachment.
|This has Arabic origins and means black.
|It is derived from Sanskrit and has multiple meanings attached to it such as handsome, good or virtuous.
|It means someone who is always a winner.
|It is derived from Sanskrit as well as the ancient Pali language. It means awakening, enlightenment or to become aware.
|It means temple, sanctuary or prayer hall. It is often used to describe the above in Buddhism.
|Brilliant / shine
|Name of Lord Vishnu
|Ray of Moon
|Derived from the Sanskrit word Chayana, it means to choose in preference to another.
|This is used to describe someone who is knowledgeable. It is also the name of Lord Ganesha.
|It means lamp.
|It means by the grace of God.
|It means to pay respect.
|It means God or divine entity.
|It means someone who is a part of God
|Dhanvin has an association with Lord Shiva. It also means archer.
|It means patience
|It means bold or courageous.
|It is a name that is used to signify the Pole Star.
|It means someone who has conquered death.
|Getting inspiration from its Sanskrit word, Dosajja, it means ‘Someone who can recognize evil and stays away from it’.
|It means ‘expectations.
|Lord Shiva / Lord Sun / Desiring
|It is another name for Lord Shiva
|It means someone who has an artistic flair.
|It is used to signify the heavens above. To some, it can also mean a star.
|It is the name given to the cosmic serpent.
|It means someone with the face of an Elephant. It is another name, Lord Ganesha.
|It is a name used to describe Lord Ganesha
|It means Elephant teeth
|It means someone who is the King of Elephants
|It means the bark of a lotus Tree.
|This name is associated with Lord Shiva. It means “tribe”.
|Of Sanskrit origin, this name is conferred to babies who are likely to be future intellectuals or mathematicians.
|It is the name of the holiest river, Ganga
|It is the name of a saint. It also means bull.
|It is the name of a large mythical bird.
|It means pride or honour.
|This is one of the many but seldom used names of Gautama Buddha.
|It is the first name of the Buddha
|It means song or poetry.
|It means someone who is excellent
|It means son of the mountain
|This was Lord Krishna’s home village
|This is used to denote someone who is the servant of Lord Krishna
|It means someone who takes care of cows.
|It means the master of cows
|It means cowherder. It was also the name of the 10th Sikh guru
|Lord of the planets (Made up Name)
|It means a garden that is full of flowers
|One with good character/Expert/Virtuous
|It means someone who is Godlike
|It means rays of God
|Praise of the God
|It draws inspiration from the Sanskrit word Harsha meaning ‘happiness’. It was also the name of a king that reigned North Indian in the 7th Century.
|It means someone filled happiness or joy
|Lord Shiva/Himalay (Made up name)
|It means Courage or bold-behaviour.
|It means Gold.
|It means king of gems.
|This is an alternate name for Lord Ganesha
|Joy of heart
|It is another name for Lord Vishnu
|This is used to denote the Conqueror of Indra
|This is another name for Lord Shiva
|It is used to denote someone who is born of water. It is also another name for the Love God Kaama
|It means Lord
|God’s gracious gift
|God has heard
|It is the name of the transport of Lord Vishnu
|It is one of the many names of Lord Krishna
|perfect isolation, Bliss, Perfect isolation, Salvation
|This name finds its origins in the Mahabharata. It means giving what is wished. It is also the name of the followers of Skanda.
|It means forest
|It is the name of one of the seven tongues that are possessed by the God of fire.
|It means ancient. Some sources indicate that it also means king.
|It means black.
|It is derived from Sanskrit and means Lotus. However, it has an alternate meaning for someone with beautiful eyes. It is said that the son of Emperor Ashoka was named Kunal.
|This name means aim or destination. Some of the other variants of this name include Laskhya, Laxman and Lakhbir.
|It is another name for Saffron.
|It is one of the names for Lord Shiva. It is also a name for Krishna.
|It means honey bee or sometimes plainly honey. It also means lover.
|It is a name that is reserved for Lord Shiva. It also means the greatest God
|It means great
|It means the Earth
|It can be used as an honorific as it means “esteemed” or “honoured.”
|It means someone who has pleased Lord Krishna. An alternate meaning is that someone who has won the heart
|It means peacock
|It means someone who has conquered the sky. Alternatively, it can also mean lord of the sky.
|It means friend or someone who is close to the heart.
|It means pearl
|It means flute
|It is used to describe the cosmic serpent.
|This is the name of the 4th pandava son.
|It is another name for Goddess Durga. It is also used to denote the son of lord shiva.
|It means the lord of man
|It is the name of Lord Krishna. It also means the dancing Lord
|It means brilliant
|It means someone who is handsome or appealing to the eye.
|Of Sanskrit origin, it means completeness or entirety. Variants include Nikshay, Niket and Nikash.
|It means a night of the full moon
|It means bountiful energy
|It is the sacred syllable of Hindus
|Pure, Incense, Sacred, Pious, Fire
|It means lotus flower
|Of Sanskrit origin, this name means ultimate, the best or supreme.
|It is the name of Lord Rama
|It means breeze
|It is the moment of the year when the winter is over, and spring is just around the corner.
|Lord Shiva name
|It means happiness
|It means symbol
|It means someone/something that is nice to look at.
|It is the name of Lord Vishnu. It also means best among men
|It means Lotus. However, it also means sky, sun or the heavenly abode.
|It means the protector of preservation. It is the 928th name of Lord Vishnu
|It means the rider of the chariot. Another meaning that is attributed to this is name is the capturer of the hearts of everyone who hears it
|It means someone who is in search of something.
|This word is used to denote someone with a high moral compass. It is also used to denote the second note of the octave.
|It means a combination of heaven and Earth
|It means someone who is Interesting and also pleasant
|It means the beach or shore. It also means someone who is charming.
|It is used to signify a place that is close to heaven or Ayodhya.
|Restrain, Patience, Effort.
|It means helpful
|It means an intimate union or merging with the the divine entity.
|It means white lotus
|Ability, Powerful, Goddess Durga, Power, Vigour.
|Lord Krishna,Sharv meaning sacred to Shiva, Derived from Sharv,
|It means a song or metered phrase
|It means ‘the superior king’.
|It is the name of Lord Shiva.
|It means ‘One who has heard’.
|It means a Fact or something that is proven.
|It means affectionate.
|It means the ruler of the gods.
|It means someone who is slender.
|It means someone who is young or tender
|It is used to denote the three-eyed Lord.
|It means to rise up. It also means a blue lotus.
|It means joy or delight
|It means enthusiasm
|It is the name of Lord Shiva. It also means the Lord of Uma
|A baby bustard bird, Name of the third Khalifah (Caliph) of Muslims
|It is used to signify a water lilly that is blossoming
|It means the best
|It means some who is the best or one who strives for excellence.
|It means ‘Lord of Vedas’.
|It means someone who is full of life and energy
|It means someone who is victorious.
|It means someone who is wise or intelligent
|It is used to show describe someone who is astonishing. It also means an actor or dancer.
|It is used to denote someone who is brave.
|It means to ‘appear in various forms’.
|It means Judgement
|Diffusion, Sage who wrote Mahabharata, Separation, Name of the compiler of the puranas, A great sage
|This name means success, fame or glory.
|It means protector of fame. It is also another name for Lord Krishna.
|It means someone who has mastered the art of performing Yoga
Now that you have this list to choose from, find the one which resonates the most with you and your partner!
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