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Here is a list of South Indian Girl Names along with their meanings.


South Indian Girl Names

Popular South Indian Girl Names

Name
Meaning
A
Aabha
Glow; Shine; Lustrous Beauty
Aadarshini
Idealistic
Aadhya
First Power
Aakaanksha
Wish or desire
Aanchal; Anchal
Protective Shelter; The decorative end of a Sari
Aarti; Aarati
Towards the highest love for god; Form of worship; Divine fire in ritual
Aarushi
First rays
Aashna
Beloved; Devoted to love
Aastha
Faith; trust
Aayushi
One with long life
Abha
Beautiful; Glow; Lustrous Beauty
Abhilasha; Abhilaasha
Wish; desire
Adhira
Lightning
Aditi
Mother of the Gods
Aesha
Love
Afreen
Encouragement
Aiesha
Alive
Aisha
Living; Prosperous; Wife of Prophet Mohammed
Aishwarya; Aiswarya
Wealth; Prosperity
Aiswarya
Wealth; Prosperity
Akanksha
Wish; Desire; Ambition
Akhila
Total; Complete
Alaka; Alka
Lock of curly hair; a girl with a lovely hair
Alaknanda
A river in the Himalayas
Alisha
Protected by God
Alka
Lock of curly hair; A girl with a lovely hair; Beauty
Alpa
Little; Small
Alpana
A decorative design; Beautiful
Amba
Goddess Durga
Ambika
Goddess Durga; Goddess Parvati
Ambuja
Born of a Lotus; Goddess Lakshmi
Ameena
Trustworthy; Faithful
Amisha
Beautiful
Amolika
Priceless
Amrapali
Disciple of Buddha; A famous courtesan who became a devotee of Buddha
Amrita
Full of Nectar; Spiritual holy water; Immortality
Amrusha
Unexpected; Sudden
Ana
Playful; Wanted
Anisha; Aneesha
Uninterrupted; Continuous; One who is supreme
Anita; Aneeta
Grace
Anjana
Mother of Hanuman
Ankita
Distinguished; Marked by the Lord; Dedicate
Annapoorna
Goddess Parvati; Generous with food
Anshula
Sunny
Antara
The second note in Hindustani classical music; Beauty
Anupama
Without any comparison; Peerless
Anuradha
Goddess of good luck; Name of a star
Anusha
Beautiful morning, a star
Aradhana; Aaraadhana
Worship; prayer
Archana
Worship
Arpana
Surrendered; Offering
Arpita
Dedicated
Aruna
Dawn; Sunrise
Arushi
Dawn, Red sky in the early morning
Asha; Aasa; Aasha
Hope; Aspiration
Ashna
Friend
Asmita
Pride
Astha
Faith; trust
Avanti
Ancient city of Ujjain; Modest
Avantika
Queen; Princess of Ujjain
B
Babita
Little Girl; Stranger; Born in the first quarter of the day
Bala; Baala
A young girl
Basanti; Vasanti
Spring
Beena
A musical instrument
Bela
Time; Creeper; Jasmine Flower
Bhagwati
Lucky; Goddess Durga
Bhagyashri; Bhaagyasree; Bhagyashree
Fortunate; Goddess Lakshmi
Bhagyasree; Bhaagyasree; Bhagyawati
Goddess Lakshmi; Fortunate
Bhairavi
Goddess Durga; a raga
Bhanu; Bhaanu
Sun
Bhanumati; Bhaanumati
Full of Lustre; Famous
Bhanupriya; Bhaanupriya
Beloved of the sun
Bharati; Bhaarati
Goddess of knowledge and education; Goddess Saraswati
Bharti
Goddess Saraswati
Bhavana; Bhavna; Bhaavana
Good Feelings; Emotions; Meditation
Bhavika
Well-meaning; righteous; cheerful expression
Bhavini
Goddess Parvati; Emotional
Bhumi
Earth
Bhumika; Bhoomika
The earth; Role
Bijli
Bright; Electricity; Current
Bimla; Bimala
Pure
Bindiya
A forehead decoration - often a red dot
Binita
Modest; Humble
Bulbul
A Songbird; Nightingale
C
Chameli
Jasmine Flower
Champa
A type of flower
Chanchal
Active; Lively; playful
Chanchala
Restless; Unsteady; Lakshmi
Chandi
Great Goddess; Angry name of goddess sakti; Silver
Chandni; Chandini; Chandani
Moon light; A river
Chandra; Chandira
Moon
Charu
Beautiful; attractive
Charusheela
A jewel
Chhavi
Image; reflection
Chhaya; Chaaya
Shadow
Chitra
Picture; Drawing; A nakshatra; Name of a river
D
Damini
Lightning
Deepa
Lamp; Light
Deepali; Dipali
Row of lamps; Collection of lamps
Devi; Daevi
Goddess; The Diety
Devika; Daevika
Minor deity; Goddess
Devyani
Like a Goddess; Daughter of Shukraacharya
Dhanvi
Money
Dhara
Constant flow; the earth
Dharini
Earth
Dimple
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Dipika
Lamp; a little light
Dipti
Brightness
Disha
Direction; Side
Divya
Divine; Divine Lustre; Heavenly; Brilliant
Diya
Lamp; Light
Drashti
Eyesight
Durga
Goddess Durga; Parvati; Devi
E
Eashwari
Goddess Parvati
Eesha
Goddess Parvati; Purity
Esha
Goddess Parvati; Purity; Desire
F
Falguni; Phalguni
Born in Falgun - a Hindu month; Beautiful
Farah
Joy
Fatima; Fathima
The prophet Mohammad's daughter
G
Gayatri
Veda Mata - The mother of all Vedas; The most powerful of Sanskrit mantra
Geet
Song; Melody


Geeta
The holy book of the Hindus
Geetanjali; Gitanjali
Collection of poems/songs; Presenting songs in a devoted manner
Gitanjali
An offering of songs; Melodious tribute
Gopi
A cowherd; cowherd woman; Milkmaid friends of Lord Krishna
Gowri
Goddess Parvati; Bright
Gulab
Rose
Gunjan
Humming
H
Heena
A flowering plan; Generally used for temporary skin decoration for special occasions; A shrub
Heer
Generous and understanding
Hema
Golden
Hemakshi
Golden eyed
Hemal
Golden
Hemlata
Golden Creeper
Himani
Glacier; Goddess Parvati
Hina
A flowering plan; generally used for temporary skin decoration for special occasions; A shrub
Hira
Diamond; another name for Lakshmi
I
Indira
The Goddess Lakshmi; Wife of the god Vishnu
Indrani
Wife of Indra
Isha
One who protects; Goddess
J
Jagruti
Awakening; awareness
Jahnavi
Ganga River
Janaki
Wife of Lord Rama; Sita
Janki
Seeta
Jasmin
A flower
Jaya
Victory; Victorious; Goddess Durga
Jayna
Victory
Jayshree
Goddess of Victory
Jiya
Sweet Heart
Juhi
A Flower
Jyoti
Flame; Light; Lamp; The light of the Sun
Jyotika
Light; Flame
K
Kajal
Eyeliner; Soot
Kajri
Light as a cloud; Variant of 'Kajal'
Kalpana
Imagine; A fantasy
Kalyani
Auspicious; Fortunate
Kamini
A handsome woman
Kapila
Sacred cow
Kareena; Karina
Flower; Pure; Innocent; Dear little one; Variant of 'Katherine'
Karishma
Miracle
Kasturi
Musk; A Fragrant material
Kavita
Poem
Khushbu
Fragrant; Aromatic
Kiran
Ray of Light
Kirti
Reputation; Fame
Kishori
Teenage Girl; young girl
Komal
Soft
Krishna
Lord Krishna
Kusum
Flower
L
Laksha
Aim; Ambition; White Rose
Lakshmi; Laxmi
Goddess of Wealth; fortunate; Wife of Lord Vishnu
Lali
Darling girl; Blushing
Lalima
Redness; Beauty
Lalita
Beautifull Lady; Elegant; a form of Durga
Lata
Creeper
Lavanya
Grace; Beauty
Leela
Devine Play; Amusement
Leelawati
Goddess Durga; Playful
Leena
Devoted; Tender
M
Madhavi
Springtime; A creeper with beautiful flowers
Madhu
Honey
Madhuri
Sweetness
Maheswari
Consort of Lord Shiva
Mahima
Greatness
Malika
Queen
Mamta
Love; Affection
Manjari
The sacred basil; blossom; a bouquet
Manju
Sweet; Pleasant; Attractive; Snow; Dew Drops
Manjula
Melodious; Lovely; Soft; Charming
Manorma
Beautiful
Mansi
A Lady
Manya
Worthy of honour
Marisa
Mother of Daksa
Maya
Illusion
Mayawati
Full of Illusion
Meena; Mina
Precious blue stone; With Beautiful Eyes resembling a Fish; Enamel work
Megha
Cloud
Meghana
Cloud
Minaxi
One with fish shaped eyes; Goddess Parvati
Mishti
Sweet; Sweet Person
Mita
A friend
Mitali
Friendship
Mohini
Most Beautiful
Mona
Peaceful; Noble one; Individual
Mridula
Tendreness; Gentleness; an ideal woman
Mukti
Freedom
Mythili
Princess of Mithila; Sita
N
Nagma
Geet; Song; Melody
Naina
Eyes; Name of a goddess
Nalini
Lotus; Mother of the Vedas; Goddess Gayatri
Namita
Humble; Devotee
Nancy
Grace
Nandini
Daughter; a holy cow; best of joy; Delightful
Nandita
Happy; Joyous
Nargis
A fragrant flower
Narmada
One who stimulate tender feelings in others; River Narmada; Mother of Vedas
Natasha
Child of christmas; Born on Christmas
Neela
Blue
Neha
Rain; Love
Nehal
Rainy; Handsome
Nidhi
Fund; Wealth; Treasure
Nikita
Victorious; Unconquered; Earth; Ganges
Nilam
Blue Sapphire; Variant of 'Neelam'
Nilambari
Clothed in blue
Nilima
Blueness; Blue Sky
Nirjara
Young; Not becoming old
Nirmala
Pure; Clean; Virtuous
Nirupama
Without comparison; Unique
Nisha
Night
Nishi
Alert; Getting stronger
Nishita
Night; Alert
Nita; Neeta
Moral; well behaved
Niti
Principles; Morality; Ethics
Nitya
Constant; Goddess Parvati; Eternal
Nivedita
One dedicated to service; offered to God; surrendered
Nupoor
Anklet
Nutan
New
P
Padama
Lotus; Goddess Lakshmi
Padmini
Lotus Pond; Related to Goddess Lakshmi
Pallavi
New Leaves; Bud
Pari
Fairy; Beauty
Parinita
Expert; married woman; complete
Paru; Paro
Master; Furnished; Knowledge
Parul
Name of a flower; Graceful; Flow of Water
Parvati
Goddess; Wife of Lord Shiva; Durga
Parveen
Star
Payal
Anklet
Pooja; Puja
Prayer; Worship
Poonam
Full Moon
Poornima; Purnima
Full Moon; The night of the full moon
Prabha
Light; Glow; Shine; Goddess Parvati
Prachi
Morning; East
Pragati
Progress
Pratiksha
Wait
Pratima
Icon; Image; Statue; Idol
Preeti
Love
Prerana; Prerna
Inspiration; Encouragement
Priyanka
Dear one; Beautiful; Lovable act
Purva
East; Elder
Pushpa
Flower; Blossom
R
Rachana; Rachna
Arrangement; Construction; Creation
Radha
The beloved of Lord Krishna; Prosperity; Success
Radhika
Radha; Lover of Krishna; Successful
Ragini
A melody
Rajeshri
Queen
Rakhi
Thread of protection between brother - sister; Bond of protection
Raksha
Protection
Ramila
Lover
Ramya
Delightful; Beautiful
Rani
Queen
Raveena; Ravina
Sunny; Beauty of the Sun
Reema
Goddess Durga; White antelope
Renuka
The mother of Parasurama, the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu
Reshma
Silk
Revati; Revathi
A star; Wife of Balarama; Prosperity
Richa
Hymn; The writing of the Vedas; Verses of Sanskrit
Riddhi
Good Fortune
Ritika
Movement; Of brass; Flowing Stream
Ritu
Season
Riya
Graceful; A singer; Flower
Rohini
A star; Sandalwood tree
Roma
Lakshmi
Roopali
Beautiful
Roshni
Light; Brightness
Ruchi
Interest; Beauty; Lustre; Light
Rukhmani; Rukmini
Wife of Lord Krishna
S
Sabina
Beautiful
Sadhana; Sadhna
Worship; Long Practice/study
Sameera
Early morning fragrance; Entertaining companion
Sandhya
Evening; Sundown; Twilight; Dusk
Sangeeta; Sangita
Music; Musical
Sanjana
Gentle
Sanjivni
Immortality
Sanjula
Beautiful
Sapna
Dream
Sara
Precious; Princess; Pure; Excellent; Pleasant
Sarada; Sharda
Goddess Saraswati
Sarah
Princess; Pure; Excellent; Pleasant
Saraswati
Goddess of wisdom
Sarita
River
Sarmila
Shy; Happy; Modest; Variant of 'Sharmila'
Saroj
Lotus Flower
Sarojini
Lotus
Savita
Sun
Savitri
Goddess Saraswati; A river
Seema
Boundary; Limit
Shabana
Decorated
Shalini
Modesty
Shanta
Peaceful
Shanti
Peace; The tranquil one
Sheetal
Cool
Shikha
Flame
Shilpa
Stone; Well-proportioned
Shivani
Goddess Parvati
Shobha
Fortunate; Attractive; Splendour
Shobhana
Splendid; Shining; Glowing; The beautiful one
Shridevi
Goddess Lakshmi
Shruti
Expert in Vedas
Sita
The wife of Lord Rama; Daughter of Janak
Smita
Smile; Ever smiling lady
Smriti
Memory: Recollection
Sneha
Affectionate; Love
Sona
Gold
Sonu
Familiar with gold; Beloved
Subhasini
Well-spoken
Sudha
Nectar
Sukanya
Beautiful Girl; Comely
Sunita
One with good morals
Supriya
Beloved
Surabhi
Wish-yielding cow; Fragrance; Beauty
Sushmita
Good Smile
Swapna
Dream; Dream Like
Swati
Name of a star; a nakshatra
Sweta; Shweta
Fair complexioned
T
Tanuja
Daughter
Tara
Star; Wife of Lord Brihaspati
Tejal
Lustrous; Radiant
Tejaswani
One who spreads illumination; Lord Shiva
Tejaswini
Radiant; Lustrous
Trishala
Mother of Lord Mahavir; Trident
Trishana
Thirst; Desire
Tulsi
The sacred basil
U
Ujwala; Ujjwala
Bright; Lustrous
Uma
Goddess Parvati
Unnati
Progress; Development
Upasana
Worship; Devotion; Homage
Urmi
Wave
Urmila
Wife of Lakshmana - Lord Rama's brother
Urvashi
The most beautiful Apsara - maiden; A celestial maiden
Urvi
Earth
Usha
Morning; Dawn; Sun rise
V
Vaijayantimala
Lord Vishnu's garland
Vaishali; Baishali
An ancient city of India
Varuna; Baruna
A goddess; Wife of the lord of water - Varuna
Veena
A musical instrument (Beena)
Vibha
Radiance; Light; Goddess Lakshmi
Vidya
Learning; Wisdom; Goddess Saraswati
Vimala
Pure; Clean
Vineeta
Humble; Requester
Y
Yamini
Night; Nocturnal
Yasmin
Jasmine Flower
Z
Zeenat; Zinat
Beauty; Adornment; Ornamentation