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Here is a list of Sanskrit Baby Boy Names along with their meanings.


Sanskrit Boy Names

Name
Meaning
A
Aadidev
The first god; Ancient god
Aadinath
God; Supreme Ruler of the Universe; the first God
Aaditya
Sun
Aagam
Arrival
Aagney
Son of the Fire God
Aamod
Pleasure
Aanandaswarup; Anand Swarup
Full of Joy
Aanjaneya; Anjaneya
Son of Anjani; Name of Hanuman
Aaryan; Aryan
Illustrious; Noble; Spiritual
Aatmaj
Son
Aatreya
Name of a sage
Aayushmaan; Aayushman
With long life
Abhaidev
Free of fear
Abhaya
Fearless
Abhirath
Great Charioteer
Abhisyanta
Splendid; A son of Kuru and Vahini
Acaryatanaya
Son of the teacher; Another name for Aswatthama
Achalesvara
God of the immovable; Another name for Shiva
Acharyanandana
Son of the teacher; Another name for Aswatthama
Acharyasuta
Son of the teacher; Another name for Aswatthama
Achintya
Lord Shiva; Inconceivable; Beyond comprehension
Achyut
Imperishable; a name of Vishnu
Adheesh
King
Adhiraj
King
Adhrit
The one who don't need any support but supports everyone; Another name of Lord Vishnu
Adikavi
First poet
Adinath
Lord Vishnu
Aditeya
Another name for the sun; Son of 'Aditi'
Aditya
The sun
Adityanandan; Adityanandana
Son of the sun
Adripathi
Master of the mountains
Advaya
One; United
Agasti; Agastya
Name of a sage
Agneya; Aagneya
Son of Agni; Son of the fire
Agnimitra
Friend of fire
Agniprava
Bright as the fire
Agnivesh
Dhronacharya's Guru; Bright as the fire
Agrani
Always First
Agrata
Leadership
Airaawat; Airawat; Eirawat; Erawat; Irawat
The celestial white elephant of Indra
Ajit; Ajeet
Victorious; Invincible; Unconquerable
Akroor
Kind; Gentle; A Yadava chief; Krishna's friend
Akshaj
Lord Vishnu
Akshat
Unharmed
Akshayakeerti
Eternal fame
Alok; Aalok
Brightness; Light; Cry of victory; A man with lovely hair
Amaranaath; Amarnath
Immortal God; Lord Shiva
Amaresh
Name of Indra
Ambar
Sky
Ameyatma
Lord Vishnu
Amish
Pure; Honest
Amogh
Unerring
Amrit
Nector
Anaadi
Without beginning
Anagh
Sinless; Variant of 'Anagha'
Anal
Fire
Anand; Aanand
Joy; Bliss
Anang
Cupid or Kamadeva
Anil
Wind
Anilaabh; Anilabh
Spirit of the wind
Anish
Lord Vishnu; Lord Shiva
Ankal
Whole; One who has no illness
Anunay
Supplication; Consolation
Anurag; Anuraag
Love
Archan
Worship
Arindam
Destroyer of enemies
Arjun
Son of lord Indra; One of the Pandava brothers
Arnesh
Lord of the sea
Arun
Sun; The dawn
Ashlesh
To embrace
Ashok
Without sadness
Atmanand; Atmananda
Blissful soul
Avadhesh
King Dasaratha
B
Baalaaditya; Baladitya
Risen sun
Baalagopaal; Balgopal; Balagopal
Krishna; Baby Krishna
Bahula
A star; Abundant
Bakul
A kind of timber tree; Resembles a crane; blossom
Bakula
A kind of flower; Resembles a crane; Blossom
Bala
Child; Young one
Balaaditya
Young Sun; Young Man
Balachandra
Young Moon; Crescent moon
Balagovind
Young cow-herd; Infant Krishna
Bandhu
Friend
Bandhul
Pleasing; With friends; Family
Bankim
Not Straight; Crooked; Half
Bankimchandra
Crescent moon
Bhadrak
Handsome; Good; Virtuous
Bhadraksh
One with beautiful eyes; Whose eyes reflect auspiciousness
Bhadran
Auspicious; Fortunate Man
Bhagavaan; Bhagavaana; Bhagvan; Bhagvaan
Of good furtune; The lord; God
Bharadwaj; Bhardwaj
A sage; A mythical bird; Skylark; Strong & fast
Bharat
Being maintained; The name of the Hindu God of fire
Bhargava
Lord Shiva; Archer; Preceptor
Bhasvan; Bhaasvan
Lustrous; Full of brightness
Bhaswar; Bhaaswar
Glorious; Luminous
Bhaumik
Lord of the earth
Bhavesh
Lord of the world
Bheeshma; Bheesham; Bhisham; Bhishma
A character of Mahabharata; Son of king 'Shantanu'
Bhima
The mighty one
Bhoj
Name of a poet king; Meal
Bhramar
Black Bee
Bhudev; Bhudeva
Lord of the earth; Lord Shiva
Bhupati; Bhoopati; Bhoopat
Lord of the earth
Bhupen
King
Bhushan; Bhooshan
Ornament; Lord vishnu
Bhushit; Bhooshit
Decorated
Bhuvanesh
Lord of the world; Lord of the earth
Bhuvaneshwar
Lord of the world
Bilva
A sacred leaf
Bodhan
Clever; Wise; kindling
Bodhidharma
All-Pervading Enlightened Mind; Enlightenment Teaching
Brahma
Creator of the universe; Supreme being
Brahmabrata
Ascetic
Brahmanandam; Brahmaanand
The supreme joy
Brahmdev
God's exalted angel
Brajendra
Lord of Braj Land
Brajesh; Brijesh; Birjesh
Lord of Braj Land
Budhil
Learned; Wise; Academic
C
Chakor
A bird that loves the moon
Chakradhar
Name of Lord Vishnu
Chakravartee; Chakravarti
A sovereign king
Chanakya; Chaanakya
Name of Kautilya - the great scholar; Bright
Chandak
The moon
Chandan
Of the Sandalwood tree; Scented Wood; Sandalwood


Chandra
A shining moon
Chandraayan
The moon
Chandrabhan
The moon; Lustrous as moon
Chandradev
Moon God; A King
Chandraketu
Moon banner
Chandramauli
Lord Shiva
Chandramohan
Attractive like the moon
Chandran
Moon
Chandranath
The moon; King of the moon
Chapal
Swift; Lightning; Clever; Restless
Charak
An ancient physician; One of the founders of Ayurveda
Charuchandra; Chaaruchandra
Beautilful moon; Son of Rukmini and Sri Krishna
Charuvrat
Of good character
Chatur
Clever
Chaturaanan
With four faces
Chaturbhuj
Broad shouldered; Strong; Lord Vishnu
Chetan; Chaten; Chaitan
Perceptive; Consciousness; Life; Excellent Intelligence
Chetanaanand
Supreme Joy
Chidaakaash
Absolute Brahma
Chidaatma
Supreme spirit
Chidambar; Chidambaram
Sky like heart; One who has heart as wide as sky
Chidananda
Lord Shiva
Chinmayanand; Chinmayananda
Blissful; Supreme consciousness
Chiranjeev; Chiranjeeve
Lord Vishnu; Immortal
Chitraksh
Beautiful Eyed
D
Daiwik
By the grace of God
Daksha
The skilled one
Damodara
Tied with a rope around the belly; Krishna
Dandak
A forest
Dandapaani
An epithet for Yama
Darshan
To perceive; Vision
Datta
One who is given; Donor
Dayaamay; Dayamayee
Full of mercy; Kind
Dayaananda
One who takes joy in being merciful
Dayaanidhi
-
Deanabamdhu
-
Deenabandhu
Friend of the poor
Deepan
Lighting up; Illumination
Deepankar; Dipankar
One who lights lamps
Deependra; Dipendra
Lord of lights
Deepesh; Dipesh
Lord of light
Deeptanshu
The sun
Deeptendu; Diptendu
Bright Moon
Deeptiman
Lustrous
Deeptimoy; Deeptimay
Lustrous
Dev; Deb
Divinity; God
Devadatt
Gift of the god
Devagya
With knowledge of God
Devajyoti
Brightness of the lord
Devak
Divine
Devdan
The gift of the gods
Deven
Like a God
Devesh
Lord Shiva
Deveshwar
Lord Shiva
Devi
Breton: The beloved, the adored one Sanskrit: Godlike, a goddess
Devvrat
Bhishma
Devvrata; Devrata; Devavrata
Name of an ancient king in Indian Epic called 'Mahabhatat'; Son of Shantanu & Ganga
Dhananjay
Name of Arjun; One who wins wealth
Dhanapati; Dhanpati
Lord of wealth
Dhanesh
Lord of wealth
Dhanu
The bow
Dhanvin
Archer
Dharmaketu
One who upholds the right way; Son of Urmila & Lakshman in Hindu epic 'Ramayan'
Dhruv
The polar star; Constant; Faithful
Dhyanesh
Meditative; Lord of contemplation
Dhyaneshwar
Lord of meditation
Digambar; Digambara
Unencumbered; Sky-clad
Dinabandhu
Friend of the poor
Dinakar; Dinkar
The sun
Dinesh
The lord of the day; The sun
Divaakar; Divakar; Deevakar
The sun
Divjot
Divine light
Dron; Drona
Teacher of Arjun in Hindu epic 'Mahabharat'
Dwaipayan; Dwaipayana
The sage Vyasa; Another name of Veda Vyasa; Island-born
E
Eekalabya; Ekalavya
A pupil of Dronaachaarya; Student of Guru Dronnachaarya
Ekaksh; Ekaaksh
One-eyed
Ekaling
Name of Lord Shiva
Ekdant; Ekadant
Another name of Lord Ganesha
G
Gajaadhar; Gajadhar
One who can command an elephant; Elephant tamer
Gajbaahu; Gajabahu
who has strength of an elephant
Ganak; Ganaka
An astrologer; Mathematician
Ganapati
Lord Ganesha; Leader of the elephants
Gandharv; Gandharva
Celestial musician; Master in music
Ganesh
Lord Ganesha; Son of Lord Shiva and Parvati
Gangesh
Lord Shiva; Lord of the Ganges River
Garud; Garuda
The king of bird; Falcon; A large mythical bird
Gati; Gatik
Speed; Fast; Progressive
Gaurang; Gauraang
A fair one; Husband of Gauri (Parvati); Lord Shiva
Gauranga; Gouranga
Fair complexioned; Golden-limbed; Having a white or yellowish body; Cow coloured
Gautam; Gautama; Goutam
The name of the Buddha
Ghanaanand
Happy like clouds
Ghanshyam; Ghanashyam
Lord Krishna; Black clouds resembling a beautiful upcoming evening
Giri
Mountain
Girik; Girika
Lord Shiva; Heart of the gods
Girindra
Lord of the mountains; Lord Shiva
Giriraaj; Giriraj
King of mountains
Girish
Lord of Mountains; Shiv; Mahadev
Gopal; Gopaal
Lord Krishna; Cowherd; Protector of cows
Gopi; Gopee
A cowherd; Protector of cows
Gorakhnath; Gorakshanath; Gorakhanatha
A famous medieval Hindu yogi (saint); Name of a saint of Gorakh community; Mastered his senses
Goswamee; Goswami
Master of cows
Gotum; Gautam
Lord Buddha
Govinda; Gobinda
A cowherd, one who is good at finding cows; Lord Krishna
Gudakesha; Gudakesa
The archer Arjuna
Gulzar
A garden with flowers; Rose Garden; An inhabited town
Gurdev
Almighty God
Guru
Teacher; Master; Priest
H
Hari
God Vishnu; God Narayanan; Lord Krishna; The one belonging to God; He who removes evil
Harinarayan
Lord Vishnu
Harit
Green
Himadri
Himalaya
Hiranmay; Hiranmaya
Made of gold
Hiranya
A precious metal
I
Inder; Indra
The god of weather and war; Lord of the devas
Indra
Leader of the gods; The God of the atmosphere and sky
J
Jagadish; Jagadisha
God; Master of the Universe
Jagathi
The earth
Jagdeep
Lamp of the world
Jagdish
God; Lord of the universe; The ruler of the world
Jagmeet
Friend of the world
Jahnu
Name of an Ancient Sage & divine King
Jai
Conqueror; Defeater; The victorious one
Javas
Quick; Swift
Jay
Victory
Jitendra; Jitender
One who can conquer Indra; Lord of conqueror; The powerful conqueror
Jonaraja
-
Jyotis
Light
K
Kailash
Adobe of Lord Shiva; Name of a Himalayan peak
Kama
The golden one; Love
Kamalesh; Kamlesh
The preserver; Lord Vishnu
Kanak; Kanaka
Gold
Kannan; Kannen
A Form of Krishna
Karan
A warrior
Karthik; Kartik
Name of a month in the Hindu calendar; Bestowing Courage and Pleasure
Karunanidhi
Kind Hearted
Kashyap
Name of a Vedic Sage; The priest of Parasurama and Ramachandra
Kiran
A ray of light
Kirti; Keerti
Fame
Krishna
Lord Krishna; Dark; Black
Krishnadas; Krishnadasa
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Kumar
Prince; A boy or son
L
Lai
The beloved one
Lakshman; Laxman
Auspicious
Lakshmidhar
Lord Vishnu
Lakshminath
Consort of Goddess Lakshmi; Lord Vishnu
Lal; Laal
Lovely; Beloved; Dear one; Red colour
M
Mahendra; Mohinder
The great God Indra (the God of the sky)
Mahesh
Lord Shiva; A great ruler
Maheswar
God Shankar
Mani
Gem; A jewel
Manik; Manikya
A light pink to blood red gemstone
Manoj
Born of the mind; Cupid
Marut
The wind
Mayoor
Peacock
Meghnad; Meghnath
Lord of the sky
Mohan
Beauteous; Attractive; Charming
Mukesh
Lord Shiva; Cupid
Mukul
Bud; Soul; Blossom
N
Nagabhushanam
God Shankar; Lord Shiva
Nanda
Joy
Narayan
Lord Vishnu; The son of man
Narendra; Narinder
King of men
Naveen; Navin
New
Nawal; Naval
Wonder
Nimit
Destiny
Niranjan
Lord Shiva
Nirbhay
Fearless
Nirogi
Without Illness
P
Param
Being Supreme
Paramartha
Highest Truth
Pran
Life; Vital breath
Pranay
Love
Prasad
Brightness; Blessing
Prathamesh
Ganpati
Prayag
Confluence of Ganga-Jamuna-Saraswati; A city in India called Allahabad
Prem
Love
Puneet
Pure
Purushottam
The best among men; Lord Rama
R
Rahul
Son of Lord Buddha; Efficient; Capable; Conqueror of all miseries/sadness
Raj
King; Rule; Kingdom; Monarch
Rajan
King
Rajendra
A mighty king
Rajinder
The emperor; King of Kings
Rajiv
Lotus Flower
Rakesh
Lord of the night; Moon
Ramesh
Ruler of Rama; Lord Vishnu
Rameshwar
Lord of Rama
Ranjit; Ranjeet
The delighted one; Victorious; One who is entertained
Ravi
Sun
Ritesh
Lord of Seasons; Lord of truth
Rohan
Ascending; Sandal wood; Healing
Rohit
Red; The sun's red light; First rays of the sun
Rudra
The terrible; Lord Shiva
S
Sachin
Pure; Lord Shiva; Existence; Essence
Sameer; Samir
Early morning fragrance; Breeze; Wind; Entertainer
Sanjay
Dhritarashtra's charioteer; Triumphant
Sankara
Auspicious
Sarvin
Best Archer; God of Love
Satish
Ruler of hundreds; Victorious; One who speaks truth; Sati's husband; Lord Shiva; Sunrise
Satyen
Lord of the truth
Shankar
Lord Shiva; God Shankar; He who gives happiness
Shantanu
Whole; A king of Hastinapura in the epic of 'Mahabharata'; Father of Bhishma; Peace loving
Shashi
Moon
Sher
The beloved one or a Lion
Shiv
God Shiva
Siddarth
One who has accomplished his goal; A name of the Buddha
Siddhran
Perfection
Som; Somu
The moon
Somnath
Lord of the moon; God Shiva
Subhash
Soft Spoken
Subodh
Sound Advice; Spiritual Intelligence
Suman
Cheerful and wise
Suresh
The ruler of the gods; Lord Indra
Surya
The sun
Suryakant; Suryakanta
Loved by the sun; Glowing; Good Looking; A jewel
Sushil; Susheel
Good charactered man; Well-behaved
Swami
Lord; Master
Swapnil
Dream like; Seen in a dream; Dreamy
T
Tapan
Summer; Sun
Tara
A star; The name of a Buddhist goddess
Tarun
Young; Tender
Tej
Light; Lustrous; Radiant
Tejas
Sharp; Lustre; Brilliance
Trilochan; Trilochana
Three-Eyed Lord; Lord Shiva
Trilok
Three worlds
Trilokesh
Lord of Universe; Lord Shiva; Lord Vishnu
Triloki; Triloki Nath; Trilokanath
Lord Shiva
Tushar
Snow; Winter
U
Udai
The rising; To rise
Udit
Shining; Grown
Ujjawal; Ujjwal
Bright; Clear; Splendorous
Umang
Happiness; Enthusiastic
Upendra
Lord Vishnu
Uttam
Best
V
Vasudev
Father of Krishna
Vasudeva
The father of the God Krishna
Vedang; Vedanga
Part of the sacred knowledge
Vidhya
Wisdom; Relevant to Goddess Durga/Saraswati
Vidur; Vidhur
Skilful; Expert; Wise; The wisest minister of King Dhrutarashtra's cabinet in great Indian Epic
Vijay
Victory; Strong and victorious
Vimal
Pure
Vinay
Polite
Vishnu; Bishnu
The protector; An important Hindu God
Vishwamitra
Friend of the universe; One of the most venerated sages in India since ancient time
Vyas
The arranger
Y
Yogendra; Yoginder
God of Yoga; Another name for Lord Shiva
Yogesh
Lord of Yoga